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  • 21. After Stroke, Attitude Is Everything! - Stroke Connection ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/After-S roke-Attitude-Is-Everything/

  • 22. 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

  • 23. Stroke Treatment Resources... disability and mortality from stroke. Use our toolkit. Quality stroke rehab can lead to quality of life. Stroke rehab guide image 1.

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/www.st okeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Treatment-Resources_UCM_481426_SubHomePage.jsp _UCM_481426_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 24. Expressing Creativity Through Music After Stroke - Stroke ...... language pathologist is a tremendously rewarding career that changes peoples' lives.”. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Express ng-Creativity-Through-Music-After-Stroke/

  • 25. Stroke, I Hate You! - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... I've got a lot of life to live yet, and I'm looking forward to it!!! I fear losing my independence. ... Improve your life and the lives of others when you ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Stroke- -Hate-You/

  • 26. Coming Home: Profiles of Adult Children Who've Depended ...... in that we left our home to live with Sarah ... that was the last hope of saving her life,” Anita said. ... much therapy makes a difference in the lives of stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2014/Coming-Ho e-When-Adult-Survivors-Depend-on-Their-Parents-for-Care/Coming-Home-Profiles-of-Adult-Children-Whove-Depended-on-Parents-After-St rofiles-of-Adult-Children-Whove-Depended-on-Parents-After-Stroke/

  • 27. 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. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/FindSu port-YouAreNotAlone/Finding-Stroke-Support-You-Are-Not-Alone_UCM_308556_SubHomePage.jsp 56_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 28. Stroke Survivor 2 Survivor Support Program... Other (SSEEO) share a common desire to improve the health and quality of life of the more than seven million Americans who are stroke survivors. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/FindSu port-YouAreNotAlone/SupportforStrokeSurvivors/Stroke-Survivor-2-Survivor-Support-Program_UCM_501969_Article.jsp vor-Support-Program_UCM_501969_Article.jsp

  • 29. Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2016... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/

  • 30. Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Tips-for- ommunicating-Different-Types-of-Aphasia-After-Stroke/

  • 31. Finding Joy as a Caregiver - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Our lives today are not at all what we expected prior to ... After 25 years of finding solutions, I live in the joy ... I also do not look back at our life before his ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Finding-J y-as-a-Caregiver/

  • 32. When the Pain Never Goes Away - Stroke Connection ...... If they knew the reality of the lives of central pain sufferers, they would not allow it.”. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Sep-Oct-2003/When-t e-Pain-Never-Goes-Away-Understanding-Centra-Pain-Syndrome/

  • 33. Growing Up in a Stroke Family - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... and cleaning what we caught.” Even though she's married and no longer lives with her ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2014/Growing Up-in-a-Stroke-Family/

  • 34. Grieving the Old Self, Embracing the New - Stroke Connection ...... acceptance and spend the rest of their lives pining for ... this point in their recovery was 'Your life before was ... accept having a half loaf and live as well ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Grieving- he-Old-Self-Embracing-the-New/

  • 35. Anna Boelcskevy: From Stroke Survivor to Spreading Stroke ...... She regained some motion three days after her stroke, but had a ... helped her regain her ability to walk, communicate and conduct her daily life. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Anna-Boelcskev -From-Stroke-Survivor-to-Spreading-Stroke-Awareness_UCM_452186_Article.jsp e.jsp

  • 36. Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA) Centers... Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement Baltimore, Maryland, 410-323-1777. ... In our current issue: Seizures After Stroke; What to Expect from ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/Life-Participation-Approach-to-Aphasia-LPAA-Centers_UCM_464809_Article.jsp 64809_Article.jsp

  • 37. SCM Summer 2014... In an effort to improve the lives of survivors ... a list of centers now using the Life Participation Approach ... After scoring a thousand points in high school ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/SCM-Summer-2014_UCM_464869_Article.jsp

  • 38. The Feminine Side of Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... cause of stroke, and because women live longer, it ... blood pressure for most of their lives, this changes ... “She attended heal-your-life workshops and ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2014/The-Fem nine-Side-of-Stroke/

  • 39. Stroke Connection Summer 2015... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/

  • 40. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Fatigue - Stroke ...... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Practical tips and advice for day-to day living after stroke. Life At The Curb. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Fatigue/


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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

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American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
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