Results for 'life after stroke'
  • Results 11 - 20 of about 2570.
Visit our Support Network/supportnetwork.heart.org/
  • 11. Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets... Many of these sheets on stroke prevention and life after stroke are available for download in español. Many of these sheets ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/AboutStroke/Lets-Talk- bout-Stroke-Patient-Information-Sheets_UCM_310731_Article.jsp

  • 12. For Stroke Family Caregivers... Day, October 29th. WSD small banner FAST. Quality stroke rehab can lead to quality of life. Stroke rehab guide image 1.

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForFam lyCaregivers/For-Stroke-Family-Caregivers_UCM_308560_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 13. Especially for Caregivers: Communication After Stroke... strokes produce personality changes that may be harmful to relationships. This story looks at two relationships that became abusive after stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForFam lyCaregivers/Especially-for-Caregivers-Emotions-and-Behavior-After-Stroke_UCM_312395_Article.jsp roke_UCM_312395_Article.jsp

  • 14. Recovery Resource Page for Patients... Things Caregivers Should Know After a Loved One Has Had a Stroke; 2 What Is an Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)? 3 Ischemic Strokes (Clots); 4 ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/Recove y-Resource-Page-for-Patients_UCM_496025_Article.jsp

  • 15. Stroke Warning Signs and Symptoms... strokes, but a major warning sign. Learn more. Spread the Word this World Stroke Day, October 29th. WSD small banner FAST. The Life After Stroke ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/WarningSigns/Stroke-Wa ning-Signs-and-Symptoms_UCM_308528_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 16. 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/Findin SupportYouAreNotAlone/Finding-Stroke-Support-You-Are-Not-Alone_UCM_308556_SubHomePage.jsp 8556_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 17. 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

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

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/ForSup ortGroupLeaders/For-Support-Group-Leaders_UCM_308564_SubHomePage.jsp

  • 19. 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

  • 20. Stroke Recovery Resources... After Stroke (PDF); Living at Home After Stroke (PDF); ... Cryptogenic Stroke Patient Resources. A Patient Guide to Understanding Strokes of Unknown ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/www.st okeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Stroke-Recovery-Resources_UCM_481572_SubHomePage.jsp UCM_481572_SubHomePage.jsp


Our Mission

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%