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  • 21. Stroke Treatment Resources... Use our toolkit. Quality stroke rehab can lead to quality of life. Stroke rehab guide image 1. Register Now: 2018 Stroke Rehab Guidelines Webinar. ... _UCM_481426_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 22. 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 ... port-YouAreNotAlone/SupportforStrokeSurvivors/Recovery-and-Support-after-Stroke_UCM_310443_Article.jsp ter-Stroke_UCM_310443_Article.jsp

  • 23. 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. ... port-YouAreNotAlone/SupportforStrokeSurvivors/Stroke-Survivor-2-Survivor-Support-Program_UCM_501969_Article.jsp vor-Support-Program_UCM_501969_Article.jsp

  • 24. 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. ... -From-Stroke-Survivor-to-Spreading-Stroke-Awareness_UCM_452186_Article.jsp e.jsp

  • 25. Joe Downing: EMS Professional's Expertise Helped Save ...... wouldn't be enjoying his quality of life – without Joe's ... Joe was driving back to the station after a call ... like to say that I haven't saved lives, the process ... -Professionals-Expertise-Helped-Save-Police-Officers-Life_UCM_451867_Article.jsp Article.jsp

  • 26. 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 ... e/ReadSCNow/SCM-Summer-2014_UCM_464869_Article.jsp

  • 27. 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 ... e/ReadSCNow/Life-Participation-Approach-to-Aphasia-LPAA-Centers_UCM_464809_Article.jsp 64809_Article.jsp

  • 28. Working on Fine Motor Skills - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... a serious impact on a survivor's life, particularly on ... to be successful in their everyday lives throughout their ... that stroke survivors can live life to the ... on-Fine-Motor-Skills/

  • 29. Motorized cycling may prime brain for relearning after stroke ...... prime-brain-for-relearning-after-stroke?preview=e4628609639bc58c7d0 16fc113dfc702. ... Life is why we fund scientific ... that save and improve lives. ... or-relearning-after-stroke

  • 30. Stroke journal features women's studies on how gender ...... in naturally occurring hormone levels over women's lives; adverse effects ... factors in women early in life, especially in ... Watch, Learn, and Live Library. ... ies-on-how-gender-influences-stroke-risk-treatment-and-outcomes

  • 31. Therapeutic Writing: Life Stories Punctuated By Healing... who wanted to explore how stroke had changed their lives. As in the guided autobiography model, the “Life After Stroke” workshop involved a ... e/SubmittingYourStory/Therapeutic-Writing-Life-Stories-Punctuated-By-Healing_UCM_450077_Article.jsp Healing_UCM_450077_Article.jsp

  • 32. Registration & Housing (International Stroke Conference)... clinical trials, Rehabilitation, stem cells, stroke coordinator, TPA, Intervention, acute management, brain repair after stroke, Hypothermia, platelets ... ngsLiveCME/InternationalStrokeCofnerence/UCM_316936_Registration-Housing-International-Stroke-Conference.jsp ing-International-Stroke-Conference.jsp

  • 33. International Stroke Conference... From forming multiple, life-long collaborations with ... TX 75231, Att: International Stroke Conference Meetings ... later than two weeks after the meeting ... ngsLiveCME/InternationalStrokeConference/UCM_316901_International-Stroke-Conference.jsp oke-Conference.jsp

  • 34. Life After a Heart Attack | American Heart Association... Make prevention your priority. After a first heart attack, most people go on to live a long, productive life. However, around ... art-attack

  • 35. Lifestyle Changes for Heart Attack Prevention | American ...... Attack; Life After a Heart Attack; ... We know it's tough. But it's tougher to recover from a heart attack or stroke or to live with chronic heart disease. ... art-attack/lifestyle-changes-for-heart-attack-prevention

  • 36. Brain Stem Stroke... of recovery in mild to moderate brain stem strokes.”. ... Have you or someone you love had a stroke? There is a life after stroke, and we're here to help. ... roke/Brain-Stem-Stroke_UCM_310771_Article.jsp

  • 37. After flatlining and years of therapy, country music star Randy ...... “It was just one thing after another that you never thought you'd live through or ... We were going through life at 100 miles per hour and hit a brick ... -of-therapy-country-music-star-randy-travis-is-passing-out-hope

  • 38. There is Always Something We Can Do -- Palliative and End ...... well meaning clinician has diagnosed a life-expectancy of hours but the person lives on for ... prognosis at least 24-48 hours after stroke onset and ... There-is-Always-Something-We-Can-Do----Palliative-and-End-of-Life-Care-in-Stroke.jsp e-in-Stroke.jsp

  • 39. Tips to Combat Depression After a Stroke -- Go Red For ...... study on the factors that influence depression after a stroke ... It's easy to focus on loss following a stroke. ... that there are still many things in life that are ... -disease/tips-to-combat-depression-after-a-stroke/

  • 40. Symptoms of a Stroke in Women - Go Red for Women... After talking to her doctor about a migraine, Tamika learned ... down the path to have another stroke,” she said ... realized I needed to get my life together ... _disease_in_women/symptoms-of-a-stroke/

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

  • Smoke-free public places
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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

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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%