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  • 21. 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/

  • 22. 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

  • 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. 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/

  • 25. 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/

  • 26. 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/

  • 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. 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/

  • 29. 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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  • 30. 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 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForSup ortGroupLeaders/StartingaStrokeGroup/Starting-a-Stroke-Group_UCM_310895_Article.jsp 95_Article.jsp



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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%