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  • 31. 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/

  • 32. 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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  • 33. 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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  • 34. 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 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Treatment/ troke-Treatment_UCM_492017_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 35. 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/

  • 36. 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. ...

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  • 37. 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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  • 38. 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/

  • 39. Exercising in Mid Life May Improve Brain Functionality Later in ...... 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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  • 40. American Heart Association - Building healthier lives, free of ...... returning to their jobs and social life, a new ... help us save and improve their lives with research ... Where you live may impact heart failure risk - AHA ...

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  • 41. 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/

  • 42. 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/

  • 43. 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/

  • 44. 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/

  • 45. 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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  • 46. 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/

  • 47. 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. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Physical/

  • 48. 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/

  • 49. 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

  • 50. 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

  • 51. 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/

  • 52. 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/

  • 53. Stroke Connection Magazine | American Heart Association ...... perceived stress, neuroticism, life dissatisfaction had ... the increased risk of stroke and coronary ... linked to better cognitive functions after stroke. ...

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  • 54. 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/

  • 55. 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/

  • 56. Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2018... 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/

  • 57. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2017... 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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  • 58. 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

  • 59. 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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  • 60. 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/



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Community

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 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
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%

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.

We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.

Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Spread layout)
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Diversity Report 2009-2010 (Single Page layout)
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