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Emma Gravalin shows off her Medical Alert button, right, that helped save her life. After falling in her Lamplighter apartment, she pulled herself to her walker where the Medical Alert button was hanging.

Poster child for stroke recovery

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When Detroit Lakes resident Emma Gravalin woke up and started making breakfast at her apartment in Lamplighter Manor on the morning of Aug. 17, it seemed to be the start of a summer day much like any other.

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers and editor of MN Boomers magazine for the past 13 years. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 847-3151
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