Stroke, despite it's occurrence being in decline, remains a leading cause of death and disability. Risk of stroke is age-related, but there are modifiable risk factors. Counseling on lifestyle changes has positive effects on reducing stroke recurrence and understanding the signs and symptoms of stroke allows for earlier and more effective treatment.
1. Recognize signs and symptoms of stroke
2. Learn about the modifiable risk factors for stroke
3. Understand available treatments and medications used in stroke management
About Your Presenter
José A. Morais is Professor of Medicine at McGill University. He is a senior scientist at the Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) in the Metabolic Disorders and Complications axis. In 2009, he became Director of the Division of Geriatric Medicine, McGill University, as well as of the MUHC and Jewish General Hospital. He is also Co-Director of the Quebec
Network for Research on Aging and is the Academic Lead of the Dementia Education Program of the McGill Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences. He was the Founder and first Director of the Centre of Excellence on Aging and Chronic Disease of the RUISSS McGill from 2012-2015.
DATE: Wednesday June 15, 2022
TIME: 10 - 11.30am
WHERE: on Zoom