You’re listening to Preferred Company with Joel Markel, president and founder of Preferred Home Health Care and Nursing Services and Fran Holinda. Today, they are speaking with Ted Baxter, author of “Relentless: How A Massive Stroke Changed My Life For The Better”. After a massive ischemic stroke, he had extreme aphasia and badly impaired mobility. Strokes are on the national radar, but much is misunderstood. Knowing the right steps to take before and after strokes can have an enormous impact on recovery. These are not only steps for the stroke sufferer, but their loved ones as well. Ted discusses the important keys to recovering from a massive stroke and insights that helped him. Plus, how to spot critical signs and taking action and why speaking up for others should be a part of the healing process. Missed any episode of Preferred Company? Download the Preferred Company app on your smartphone or tablet and say Alexa “Open Preferred Company” when you enable the skill. You can listen to Joel and Fran everywhere you go!