When my father suffered a stroke six years ago, I wanted to do everything in my power to help him. Watching him struggle inspired me to study all I could about stroke recovery.

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States suffers a stroke. Citrus County has one of the highest stroke rates in the state. In 2021, more than 800 people here were hospitalized because of a stroke.

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