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As we age, our health needs change. Explore this health centre for information and advice to help you make the right choices about food and nutrition, physical fitness, bone and joint health, and age-related disease and injury prevention. For additional health information, please talk to your Costco Pharmacist.

50+ Health

Stroke

Stroke is the third largest killer of Canadian adults, after heart disease and cancer. It's also the primary cause of physical disabilities and is second only to Alzheimer's disease as a cause of mental disability. In Canada, there are more than 50,000 strokes a year. Learn how to prevent a stroke, how to tell if you're having a stroke, and what treatment options are available.

Are you at risk for a stroke?

There are many things that put you at risk of a stroke. Some of them may surprise you. more...

Preventing strokes

You can cut your risk of having a stroke dramatically. more...

Stroke facts and warning signs

How can you tell if you're having a stroke? more...

Stroke treatment and rehabilitation

There are many ways to make life easier after a stroke. more...

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