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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. Spread the Word this World Stroke Day, October 29th. ...

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  • 22. 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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  • 23. Stroke Support Groups... 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/FindSu port-YouAreNotAlone/Stroke-Support-Groups_UCM_310232_Article.jsp

  • 24. After stroke strikes, what comes next? | American Heart ...... devoted to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, wants stroke survivors to know that while life may be different after a stroke, rehabilitation can ...

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  • 25. 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. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/stroke-journal-features-womens-stu ies-on-how-gender-influences-stroke-risk-treatment-and-outcomes

  • 26. 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

  • 27. Cindy Hoeksema: School Nurse Responds FAST to Help ...... t already having a stroke, the chance of him stroking was high.”. ... Related Links Stroke Heroes Among Us More Inspirational Stories Life After Stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/General/Cindy-Hoeksema School-Nurse-Responds-FAST-to-Help-Save-a-Life_UCM_451865_Article.jsp

  • 28. 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

  • 29. SCM Spring 2013... survivors in exploring how stroke changed their lives. The result is a guided autobiography workshop called “Life after Stroke” where survivors gain ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/SCM-Spring-2013_UCM_450473_Article.jsp

  • 30. Registration (International Stroke Conference)... clinical trials, Rehabilitation, stem cells, stroke coordinator, TPA, Intervention, acute management, brain repair after stroke, Hypothermia, platelets ...

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  • 31. International Stroke Conference... From forming multiple, life-long collaborations with ... TX 75231, Att: International Stroke Conference Meetings ... later than two weeks after the meeting ...

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  • 32. 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 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/SubmittingYourStory/Therapeutic-Writing-Life-Stories-Punctuated-By-Healing_UCM_450077_Article.jsp Healing_UCM_450077_Article.jsp

  • 33. 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 ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/heart-attack/life-after-a-h art-attack

  • 34. 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. ...

    www.heart.org/en/health-topics/heart-attack/life-after-a-h art-attack/lifestyle-changes-for-heart-attack-prevention

  • 35. 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. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/EffectsofS roke/Brain-Stem-Stroke_UCM_310771_Article.jsp

  • 36. Search News Releases | American Heart Association... people have been trained in the life-saving skill ... voluntary organization dedicated to building healthier lives, free of ... Watch, Learn, and Live Library. ...

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  • 37. 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • 39. 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 ...

    www.heart.org/en/news/2018/05/01/after-flatlining-and-year -of-therapy-country-music-star-randy-travis-is-passing-out-hope

  • 40. After mini-stroke at 41, she's on a mission to educate others ...... The day after the tests, the neurologist called her. ... didn't help, though seeing a life coach assisted ... Quinn, who lives in Belleville, New Jersey, has ...

    www.heart.org/en/news/2018/08/13/after-mini-stroke-at-41-s es-on-a-mission-to-educate-others


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

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  • 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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  • Community Services 8.3%
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