This video by PeaceHealth is a great example of everything that goes into caring for a stroke patient. It features Carlton Schaffer and his wife, Arlene, of Florence, Oregon. Arlene first describes what happened:
“We were having a discussion and all at once he changed. His speech was garbled and I would have to keep asking, ‘What did you say?’ Then I noticed that the right side of his mouth drooped … I knew that there was something terribly wrong.”
Click the video to see how it all unfolded.