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  • 11. Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... strokes, but a major warning sign. Learn more. Spread the Word this World Stroke Day, October 29th. WSD small banner FAST. The Life After Stroke ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Stroke-Wa ning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_308528_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 12. 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.

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForFam lyCaregivers/For-Stroke-Family-Caregivers_UCM_308560_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 13. Especially for Caregivers: Emotions and Behavior After Stroke... strokes produce personality changes that may be harmful to relationships. This story looks at two relationships that became abusive after stroke. ...

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  • 14. 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

  • 15. 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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  • 16. Stroke Recovery Resources... After Stroke (PDF); Living at Home After Stroke (PDF); ... Cryptogenic Stroke Patient Resources. A Patient Guide to Understanding Strokes of Unknown ...

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  • 17. Exercising in Mid Life May Improve Brain Functionality Later in ...... ability in midlife may increase the risk of stroke in adults after age 65. ... and resistance training contribute to a healthy brain throughout your life. ...

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  • 18. Stroke Treatment... promptly administered, it can save lives and reduce ... Visit our Life After Stroke section for support and ... adults are preventable, however after having a ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Treatment/ troke-Treatment_UCM_492017_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 19. For Stroke Support Group Leaders... Stroke support groups allow stroke survivors to help themselves and other survivors create meaningful lives after stroke. ...

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  • 20. Recovery and Support after Stroke... Recovery and Support after Stroke. ... that you must change, relearn or redefine how you live. ... Common Effects of Stroke Every stroke is unique, but ...

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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 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%