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  • 1. Communication Challenges After Stroke... Communication Challenges After Stroke. After a stroke, many people face communication challenges. Some people have trouble speaking. ...

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  • 2. Cognitive Challenges After Stroke... “People with right-brain strokes have memory problems of another ... Communication in all its forms is often altered after a stroke, but the location ...

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  • 3. Atherosclerosis and Stroke... Watch, Learn and Live. ... illustrations to help you learn about conditions, treatments and procedures related to heart disease and stroke. ... My Life Check ...

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  • 4. Managing Medicines After Stroke... Following your doctor's and pharmacist's orders after a stroke is ... of a Two-Part Series Many stroke survivors are patients for the rest of their lives. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Health LivingAfterStroke/ManagingMedicines/Managing-Medicines-After-Stroke_UCM_310898_Article.jsp CM_310898_Article.jsp

  • 5. For Stroke Family Caregivers... Day, October 29th. WSD small banner FAST. Quality stroke rehab can lead to quality of life. Stroke rehab guide image 1.

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  • 6. Caring for Your Loved One After Stroke... Caring for Your Loved One After Stroke. Been There, Done That — Tips from Caregivers. Many Hats, One Head. Feeling Frustrated. ...

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  • 7. Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets... Many of these sheets on stroke prevention and life after stroke are available for download in español. Many of these sheets ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Patient-Inform tion-Sheets_UCM_310731_Article.jsp

  • 8. Recovery Resource Page for Patients... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Recove y-Resource-Page-for-Patients_UCM_496025_Article.jsp

  • 9. Finding Stroke Support You Are Not Alone... Social interaction and simply feeling connected to others helps ease the depression and isolation so common after stroke. ...

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  • 10. Starting a Stroke Group... its opportunities to better the lives of its ... producing the event have life-enhancing experiences on ... are like fingerprints,” says stroke survivor Candace ...

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  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikeable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

We’re improving the quality of care for heart and stroke patients by:

  • Training millions of Americans in CPR, advanced life support, AED (defibrillator) use and first aid; promoting AED placement in businesses and public places
  • Improving emergency care for heart attack victims through our Mission: Lifeline community-based initiative
  • Helping hospitals treat cardiac and stroke patients according to proven guidelines using our Get With The Guidelines® program
  • Strengthening stroke systems of care, teaching the public to respond to warning signs, and providing resources for stroke survivors and caregivers

We’re reaching at-risk populations through cause initiatives and online tools:

Nationwide, we invest over $132 million a year ($3.2 billion since 1949) in heart and stroke research that has led to recent breakthroughs such as clot-busting drugs and drug-eluting stents. Healthcare providers learn about medical advances and new treatment guidelines though our journals, conferences and online courses.

American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.7%
  • Public Health Education 35%
  • Professional Education and Training 18%
  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
  • Fund Raising 11.4%