Home health nurse visiting stroke patient. (Courtesy photo)

PLYMOUTH — May is recognized globally as Stroke Awareness Month, and Pemi-Baker Hospice & Home Health is taking this opportunity to educate the community about the importance of stroke prevention, recognition and recovery. As a leading provider of home-based healthcare services, Pemi-Baker Hospice & Home Health is dedicated to raising awareness about strokes and offering specialized care to help individuals recover in the comfort of their own homes.

Stroke is a serious medical condition that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted or reduced, leading to the sudden loss of brain function. It is a leading cause of disability and death worldwide. A stroke happens in America every 40 seconds, and someone dies of it every four minutes.

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