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  • 31. For Stroke Support Group Leaders... Stroke support groups allow stroke survivors to help themselves and other survivors create meaningful lives after stroke. ...

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  • 32. What is Pericarditis?... 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. Stroke Recovery Resources... seem to matter for your brain health later in life, said Dr ... sharp by following these American Heart Association/American Stroke Association dietary ...

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  • 34. Stroke Treatment Resources... stroke. Use our toolkit. Sign up for AFib webinar. Quality stroke rehab can lead to quality of life. Stroke rehab guide image 1.

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  • 35. Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After ...... 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/Fall-2016/Tips-for- ommunicating-Different-Types-of-Aphasia-After-Stroke/

  • 36. Helping Others Understand: Post-Stroke Depression - Stroke ...... to me to do, things I had done my whole life like walk ... ones and friends to understand about what it's like to live with depression after stroke? ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2018/Helping Others-Understand-Post-Stroke-Depression/

  • 37. Healthy Living After Stroke... heart attack and return to their normal lives to enjoy ... begin making physical activity a part of your daily life. ... After a Heart Attack: What Happens Now? ...

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  • 38. Understanding How Post-Stroke Depression Affects Your ...... 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-2018/Underst nding-How-Post-Stroke-Depression-Affects-Your-Loved-One/

  • 39. 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/

  • 40. Stroke Connection Magazine | American Heart Association ...... all the ways Mom's stroke changed their lives. ... and mud floods can pose life-threatening challenges. ... employed prior to and after suffering strokes ...

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  • 41. No Joke, A Stroke - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... 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-2018/No-Joke A-Stroke/

  • 42. Something's Different: Personality Changes After 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/Summer-2017/Somethi gs-Different-Personality-Changes-After-Stroke/

  • 43. 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. ...

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  • 44. Taking the Stage for Aphasia - 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/Winter-2018/Taking- he-Stage-for-Aphasia/

  • 45. Stroke Support Groups... Bleeds); 7 Stroke Treatments; 8 Brain Stem Stroke; 9 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 10 Difficulty Swallowing After Stroke (Dysphagia).

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  • 46. 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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  • 47. When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe - Stroke Connection ...... helps people handle the day-to-day details of their lives. ... I'm not invincible, I'm not going to live forever,' they ... I had put five years of my life into trying ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2018/When-St oke-Affects-the-Frontal-Lobe/

  • 48. Survival Journeys | Stroke Connection Magazine... 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/Survival-Journeys/

  • 49. 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/

  • 50. When Survivors Are Hurting: Understanding Post-Stroke Pain ...... emotional, behavioral and communication changes caused by stroke change the lives of not ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/When-Su vivors-Are-Hurting-Understanding-Post-Stroke-Pain/

  • 51. 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/

  • 52. Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2016... 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/

  • 53. 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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  • 54. 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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  • 55. Science News (International Stroke Conference)... alteplase may not apply to patients with strokes of minor ... and Clinical Outcomes in Chronic Ischemic Stroke Patients After Implantation of ...

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  • 56. 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/

  • 57. 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. ...

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  • 58. News | Stroke Connection Magazine... a way of straightening out emotional knots, a way of achieving balance in our lives so that a ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

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  • 59. When the Pain Never Goes Away - Stroke Connection ...... If they knew the reality of the lives of central pain sufferers, they would not allow it.. ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

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  • 60. Stroke Connection Spring 2017... disabling, frustrating and isolating, it is an invisible disease in itself, affecting the lives of both ... Everyone has a reason to live a longer, healthier life. ...

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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

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American Heart Association
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
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