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  • 1. Life After Stroke... Simplified Chinese). Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese). Life After Stroke. More than seven million Americans are stroke survivors. While the ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Life-A ter-Stroke_UCM_308546_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 2. Recovery Resource Page for Patients... 2 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation ...

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

  • 3. Healthy Living After Stroke... Healthy Living After Stroke. Nutrition. Good nutrition is one way to reduce your risk of having another stroke. Find tips for ...

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  • 4. Physical Activity... In her book, Life After stroke: The Guide to Recovering Your ... has worked hard at it, even after breaking a ... tai chi—could improve the lives of modern ...

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  • 5. American Stroke Association û Building healthier lives, free of ...... We're ready to help you prevent strokes, save lives and improve ... If someone you know has recently had a stroke, find answers to your ... Life after icon ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/

  • 6. Personality Changes After Stroke... We see this more in people with right-side or frontal lobe strokes.”. ... “I tell all the stroke families I work with, there is life after stroke, but you have to ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/EmotionalBehavioralChallenges/Personality-Changes-After-Stroke_UCM_309905_Article.jsp r-Stroke_UCM_309905_Article.jsp

  • 7. 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 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Regain ngIndependence/EmotionalBehavioralChallenges/Cognitive-Challenges-After-Stroke_UCM_309904_Article.jsp er-Stroke_UCM_309904_Article.jsp

  • 8. Hojas "Hablemos de los Ataques al Cerebro" con informacion ...... al cerebro (Let's Talk About Ischemic Strokes). ... Let's Talk About a Stroke Diagnosis). ... un ataque cerebral (Let's Talk About Complications After Stroke). ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Hojas-Habl mos-de-los-Ataques-al-Cerebro-con-informacion-para-el-paciente_UCM_310716_Article.jsp 0716_Article.jsp

  • 9. Stroke Family Warmline... Popular Articles. 1 Stroke Family Warmline; 2 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/StrokeFamilyWarmline/Stroke-Family-Warmline_UCM_310894_Article.jsp _310894_Article.jsp

  • 10. 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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  • 11. What Happens Next? - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... available everywhere; so depending on where you live, you may ... to get back a good quality of life, and also ... Our lives today are not at all what we ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/What-Ha pens-Next-Making-the-Best-Decisions-at-Discharge-After-Stroke/

  • 12. Life Is Why... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ... Sharing My WOW. Life-altering events force us to look back on our lives. ...

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  • 13. Inspirational Stories of Stroke Survivors... show "Brain Freeze.". Yvette Fields, A Blessed Survivor — Even after suffering a ... Read Yvette's story and blog as she strives to live her life to the ...

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  • 14. Life is at the Curb... I'm rewarded by knowing that I can potentially help save a life. ... 2 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Inspir tionalStories/Life-is-at-the-Curb_UCM_310129_Article.jsp

  • 15. Sex and Intimacy after Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke can cause big changes in the lives of couples who are sexually active. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Mar-Apr-2009/Sex-an -Intimacy-after-Stroke/

  • 16. 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/

  • 17. Stroke Connection Magazine | American Heart Association ...... Our lives today are not at all what we expected prior to the event. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

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  • 18. Life is at the Curb: John Kawie's Story... 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/Life-at-the-Curb/

  • 19. Article Archive... more than brain cells – it impacts every area of the survivor's life, as well as the lives of the ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

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  • 20. 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

  • 21. Diminishing Quality of Life - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... in several mental and physical areas — more health issues affecting their lives, less vitality ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/Diminis ing-Quality-of-Life/

  • 22. 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/

  • 23. Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... Transient Ischemic Attacks are mini strokes, but a major warning sign. ... HBP 2017 Campaign Prevent Stroke Widget. The Life After Stroke Journey. ...

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

  • 24. For Stroke Family Caregivers... Symptoms. FAST Parody SONG 2017 Widget. Quality stroke rehab can lead to quality of life. Stroke rehab guide image 1.

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  • 25. 404 Error PageSkip to Content American Stroke Association Together To End Stroke. Local Info Languages Careers Volunteer Donate. Search. ...

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  • 26. A Day in a (Rehab) Life - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... 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-2016/A-Day-i -a-Rehab-Life/

  • 27. Making Life Bigger than Aphasia - Stroke Connection ...... To improve the lives of survivors with aphasia, some ... Research indicates that those who live successfully with ... is important for re-engaging in life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2014/Making- ife-Bigger-than-Aphasia/

  • 28. 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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  • 29. Stroke Support Groups - Key to a Successful Recovery... Social interaction and simply feeling connected to others helps ease the depression and isolation so common after stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForSup ortGroupLeaders/StrokeGroupStories/Stroke-Support-Groups---Key-to-a-Successful-Recovery_UCM_310457_Article.jsp uccessful-Recovery_UCM_310457_Article.jsp

  • 30. 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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  • 31. Stroke Treatment Resources... Printable PDF; Advanced Stroke Guidelines: Attacking Brain Clots to Save Lives- Printable PDF. ... Quality stroke rehab can lead to quality of life. ...

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  • 32. 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 ...

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  • 33. Comedian Stroke Survivor Celebrates Column's 10th ...... 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/Happy-1 th-Anniversary-Life-at-the-Curb/

  • 34. Stroke Notes... Sharing My WOW. Life-altering events force us to look back on our lives. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Stroke-Notes/

  • 35. 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/

  • 36. 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. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/www.strok association.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/StrokePreventionandBrainHealth/BrainHealthResources/Exercising-in-Mid-Life-May-Improve-Brai BrainHealthResources/Exercising-in-Mid-Life-May-Improve-Brain-Functionality-Later-in-Life_UCM_486468_Article.jsp

  • 37. Life Participation Approach to Aphasia (LPAA) Centers... Snyder Center for Aphasia Life Enhancement Baltimore, Maryland, 410-323-1777. Stroke Comeback Center Vienna, Virginia, 703-255-5221. ...

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  • 38. 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/

  • 39. 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/

  • 40. For Caregivers | Stroke Connection Magazine... Our lives today are not at all what we expected prior to the event. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/For-Caregivers/

  • 41. Stroke Support Groups... Popular Articles. 1 Stroke Family Warmline; 2 15 Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/FindSu port-YouAreNotAlone/Stroke-Support-Groups_UCM_310232_Article.jsp

  • 42. 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

  • 43. Lisa Satchfield's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... hand is an apt metaphor for how she navigates life after stroke, always improvising. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer and healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Lisa-Sa chfields-Why/

  • 44. Physical... type of pain after their stroke – further complicating life after stroke for not only ... pain, can be not only challenging to live with, but ... Fatigue After Stroke. ...

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  • 45. Rewarding Behavior - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... 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/Rewardi g-Behavior/

  • 46. Beyond All Expectations - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... stories and finding hope in how others have made significant improvements in their lives. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Beyond-Al -Expectations/

  • 47. Returning to Work After Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... 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-2013/Returni g-to-Work-After-Stroke/

  • 48. Stroke Among Hispanics... Salud es Vida — Health is Life," Stroke Connection Magazine ... quarters of all Hispanics live in California ... of risk factors for stroke when compared with ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Understand ngRisk/Stroke-Among-Hispanics_UCM_310393_Article.jsp

  • 49. Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After ...... Our lives today are not at all what we expected prior to the event. ... Life Is Why. Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

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

  • 50. Rehabbing Body & Mind - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... 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-2017/Rehabbi g-Body-Mind/



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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

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
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%

American Heart Association Diversity Report

Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.

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