The National Stroke Association reports that approximately 25 percent of strokes that occur each year are recurrent ones. Recovering from a stroke can be challenging, often requiring the need for professional post-stroke care. Ft. Lauderdale seniors can rely on the in-home caregivers at Home Care Assistance to provide transportation, assist with mobility, and help with daily tasks like bathing, cooking, and light housekeeping. A senior is at greater risk for having a second stroke simply because he or she had one in the past. While this statistic may be alarming, seniors can prevent a second stroke by being aware of and taking these 5 preventive measures.