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  • 31. SCM May/June 2011... Like Mother Like Daughter Soon after the birth of her ... seven years later, stroke entered her life again when her daughter's father had a stroke at age ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/StrokeConnectionMagazi e/ReadSCNow/SCM-MayJune-2011_UCM_425979_Article.jsp

  • 32. Identifying and Treating Depression After Stroke: Pulling ...... of life and utilization after healthcare with poststroke depression requires more study; 6) PSD is associated with a higher risk of death after stroke; 7 ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/ScienceNews/UCM_490511 Identifying-and-Treating-Depression-After-Stroke-Pulling-Together-the-Evidence.jsp -Evidence.jsp

  • 33. Sex and Heart Disease: Life After Diagnosis - Go Red for ...... a healthy sex life is key to improving your quality of life. ... out the American Heart Association's brochures on sex after a heart attack and stroke ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/sex-and-heart-disease/

  • 34. Search News Releases | American Heart Association... to fighting cardiovascular disease and stroke, wants stroke survivors to know that while life may be different after a stroke, rehabilitation can ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news?c=859

  • 35. American Heart Association Spotlight... Assistants; Nurse Practitioners / Nurses; Stroke-related medical ... Heart Association designates this live activity for a ... be available to claim after the 6 ...

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/UCM_497059_Spotlight-Stro e-Work-up-Atrial-Fibrillation.jsp

  • 36. American Heart Association Spotlight... Do I need to do anything after the event? ... educational programming, together we can help build healthier lives, free of ... LIVE PRESENTATIONS. ...

    professional.heart.org/spotlight/spotlight.jsp

  • 37. After wife's stroke at 28, couple advocates for stroke ...... Maggie in January 2018, six months after Alyssa's stroke. ... if you follow the rules and live well.. ... her story will raise awareness that stroke can happen ...

    www.heart.org/en/news/2018/05/03/after-wifes-stroke-at-28- ouple-advocates-for-stroke-awareness-among-young

  • 38. Stroke Recovery Resources... 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

  • 39. Women Fare Worse Than Men After Heart Attack | Go Red For ...... higher risk as well as think about care after they are ... of staying mentally sharp in mid-life, according to ... Insomnia May Significantly Raise Stroke Risk. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/women-fare-worse-men-heart-attack/

  • 40. American Heart/American Stroke Association... keeps her life in balance so she doesn't live in fear of ... "Now I'm living life.". ... Our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and ...

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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 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%