We are here today at the Baby Boomer/Senior Expo at the Maryland State Fairgrounds. It’s a great place to meet seniors and show them the Tailwind for arm rehabilitation. By far the largest number of people having strokes are seniors, but increasingly younger and younger people are having them. The fastest growing age group for stroke is age 45-57! And we’re seeing plenty of younger stroke survivors today.
I’m also surprised by the number of people who are stopping by to say that they have a family member who has had a stroke. This shouldn’t surprise me, though, because according to the American Heart Association, 4 out of 5 American families will be affected by stroke. And nearly 85% of stroke survivors will experience some arm mobility issues. We developed the Tailwind for people with moderate to severe paralysis after stroke and want to improve their arm function and range of motion at home. We’re proud that we can help some of them get better arm movement with the Tailwind.
An expo like this is a great way to meet stroke survivors and their families, and to show them how the Tailwind works. We are based in Baltimore, but it’s hard to get all over the country to demonstrate the Tailwind. If you’re in the Baltimore area and want to come to the Baby Boomer Expo, please stop by and say hi!