Every 40 seconds a stroke radically changes the lives of Americans in an instant. These attacks happen at any time to anyone of any age. Told through the eyes of four tenacious strangers, A Teachable Moment examines the signs, occurrences and long, often miraculous, road to recovery stroke survivors face. Mark, Roderick, Anne and Lee deliver raw accounts of hospital visits, battles with paralysis, mental illness and triumphant survival stories. Leading experts and clinicians shed light on the science of stroke and the preventative steps that reduce risk to the neurological disorder. A call to action for everyone, A Teachable Moment empowers viewers with the knowledge that strokes are preventable, strokes are treatable and strokes are beatable.