My husband suffered a severe ischemic stroke in November 2012. I will be forever grateful to the operator who answered my call, the EMS team that responded to my 9-1-1 emergency, and the Stroke Response Team who were prepared to receive and were immediately ready to treat him at our local hospital. Only days later, rehab therapists began to do their magic. I have described my personal journey as a new caregiver in a book I recently published, "From My Heart in Pictures and Poetry.
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