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  • 21. Life is at the Curb... Life is at the curb! The audience breaks up. ... But John loved standup, so on Christmas day, less than two months after his stroke, he took a cab ...

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

  • 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. 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/

  • 24. 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

  • 25. This, right now, is the only life I know - Stroke Connection ...... She lives independently now, but within half a mile of them at ... I was sitting right here and my life started. ... If I go to my parents for dinner, I live there. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/This-ri ht-now-is-the-only-life-I-know/

  • 26. How Having a Stroke Changed My Outlook on Life - Stroke ...... It is our time to live in abundance like never ... At age 55, her life was a hectic dance among ... You?' On October 29, 2017, two years after her stroke ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/How-Hav ng-a-Stroke-Changed-My-Outlook-on-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. 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/

  • 29. 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/

  • 30. Stroke Notes... letter of apology to her daughter, Katie, for all the ways Mom's stroke changed their lives. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Stroke-Notes/



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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 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%