Stroke affects an estimated 700K people annually and is a leading cause of serious, long-term disability in adults. According to the National Stroke Association (NSA), up to 80 percent of all strokes can be prevented if detected early.

A free seminar will be offered from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 12 at Mercy Gilbert Medical office building, 3420 S. Mercy Road in Gilbert, as board certified neurologist Jonathan Hodgson, D.O., and medical director of Mercy Gilbert Medical Center's Stroke Center discusses acute stroke management and signs and symptoms of stroke. Registration is required for this event. RSVP to ResourceLink toll-free at (877) 728-5414 or

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