World Stroke Day


Thursday October 29 is World Stroke Day. Established by the World Stroke Organization in 2006, World Stroke Day is dedicated to raising awareness worldwide for stroke prevention, treatment and supporting stroke survivors.

Strokes can happen at any age and it’s important to know the warning signs. The American Stroke Association (ASA) created a song about the signs of stroke for World Stroke Day called the F.A.S.T. Song. Listen to the F.A.S.T. Song and learn how to save a life:

If you or a loved one has had a stroke, the University of Michigan Aphasia Program (UMAP)  can help you find the way back to recovery. Call UMAP at (734) 764-8440 or visit the website to learn about the cutting-edge, intensive therapy and interactive social opportunities available. 

For more information about the signs of stroke, stroke prevention and treatment call 1-888-4-STROKE or visit


To connect with stroke survivors and stay up to date on stroke tips and news follow:, or UMAP

Stand with us today, Thursday October 29 in the fight to end #stroke by pledging to celebrate #WorldStrokeDay.