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Supporting stroke patients and their families

Stroke kills about 140,000 Americans each year—that’s 1 out of every 20 deaths. Every year, more than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke. About 610,000 of these are first or new strokes. Those who are recovering from strokes need specific, often costly care.
795K
People Impacted
$ 1.2T
Potential Funding
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Nature and Context

Patients who have suffered from a stroke need all sorts of care and resources during recovery, including exercises to contribute to physio, occupational and speech therapy, a map of local medical and social services, and a library of relevant publications. These things are often expensive and that price tag prohibits many from receiving the care they deserve.

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