Charles is a 65 year old stroke survivor. Prior to this stoke, he was once a working as a cabinet maker. Charles was left with impairments following the stroke. Some of these impairments included partial paralysis on the right side of his body and speech impediments. Charles's wife aged 63, has had to deal the stress and exhaustion that comes with caring for her husband during this time. She also struggles in coping with the devastation that the illness brought to her and her husband. Although the couple has two adult children, they live miles away and are unable to frequently visit.Stroke is disease of the arteries and blood vessels. A stroke occurs when important arteries leading blood, oxygen or nutrients to the brain become interrruped. At this time, because blood and nutrients are being cutoff from the brain, the brain begins to die. There are many symptoms of a strike. These include:Hemorrhagic Stroke occurs when a broken artery leading to the brain is damaged or bursts and causes blood to pool into the brain. Hemorrhagic strokes are often he most dangerous. An Ischemic Stroke occurs when blood gets congealed into a mass throughout the artery. The clot blocks a major blood vessel and may travel thought the circulatory system. According to the HEalthlink.ca, 8 out of 10 strokes are Ischemic.