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  • 101. Stroke Connection Winter 2014... show younger people are having strokes more often than even a generation ago. As a result, more children are being raised in stroke families. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2014/

  • 102. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... Tips for Communicating: Different Types of Aphasia After Stroke. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/

  • 103. Stroke Connection Summer 2015... had strokes to make errors during complex driving tasks, according to two small Canadian studies presented at the International Stroke Conference ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2015/

  • 104. Coming Home: When Adult Survivors Depend on Their ...... But a stroke can change that. When strokes happen to young adults, sometimes their only recourse is to enlist their parents as caregivers. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2014/Coming-Ho e-When-Adult-Survivors-Depend-on-Their-Parents-for-Care/

  • 105. Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2016... Shedding More Light On Cryptogenic Stroke. Shedding More Light On Cryptogenic Stroke. ... After Stroke, Attitude Is Everything! ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2016/

  • 106. Cryptogenic Stroke- Healthcare Professional Resource Page... Waiting Room Poster (PDF); Cryptogenic Stroke Postcard (PDF); What Causes Strokes? Patient Infographic (PDF); What ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Cryptoge icStrokeInitiative/Cryptogenic-Stroke--Healthcare-Professional-Resource-Page_UCM_477038_Article.jsp ce-Page_UCM_477038_Article.jsp

  • 107. Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2017... Something's Different: Personality Changes After Stroke. Stroke ... Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/

  • 108. May is American Stroke Month and National High Blood ...... 80% of strokes are preventable! High blood pressure is the most important controllable risk factor. Stroke kills more than 133,000 Americans ...

    newsroom.heart.org/events/event-20180418

  • 109. International Stroke Conference 2018 Newsroom | American ...... International Stroke Conference 2018 Newsroom. January 23, 2018. International Stroke Conference 2018. Nursing ...

    newsroom.heart.org/events/international-stroke-conference- 018-newsroom

  • 110. Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2016... Shellby Watts and Erica Singleton both experienced strokes as children. ... of difference for suburban and urban people having a stroke but there's ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/

  • 111. Working on Fine Motor Skills - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Working on-Fine-Motor-Skills/

  • 112. Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2017... What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. Following ... Medications. Understanding Common Post-Stroke Medications. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/

  • 113. Stroke Connection Spring 2014... Her mother had a stroke when Kara was only 10 years old. ... piece to Uncommon Causes profiles several survivors who experienced strokes due to ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2014/

  • 114. Stroke Connection Winter 2017... When a stroke happens there, it can cause a few different deficits and, in the ... Strokes can often affect vision and processing of visual information. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/

  • 115. Managing Risk: A Roadmap for Avoiding Another Stroke ...... This is why the American Stroke Association develops clinical guidelines to reduce stroke survivors' risk of more strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2014/Managing- isk-A-Roadmap-for-Avoiding-Another-Stroke/

  • 116. Data scientists are key to unlocking the next breakthrough in ...... Data scientists are key to unlocking the next breakthrough in cardiovascular and stroke health with new grant opportunities. ...

    newsroom.heart.org/news/data-scientists-are-key-to-unlocki g-the-next-breakthrough-in-cardiovascular-and-stroke-health-with-new-grant-opportunities-6703876 grant-opportunities-6703876

  • 117. Stroke and Neuroscience Science News... Stroke & Neuroscience Science News. ... Image link to Nationwide Impact of the 2017 ACC/AHA Blood Pressure Guidelines on Stroke Survivors. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/General/UCM_478373_Str ke-and-Neuroscience-Science-News.jsp

  • 118. Recovering from a Stroke: Tai Chi Exercises -- Go Red For ...... Recovering from a Stroke: Tai Chi Exercises. ... . tia timpson talks about her stroke at 20 Tia Timpson: Survives Stroke at 20, Walks 5K. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/living-with-hear -disease/recovering-from-a-stroke-tai-chi-exercises/

  • 119. Stroke Connection Spring 2015... Strokes, Strikes & Spares. Strokes, Strikes & Spares. A few years after his stroke, David Layton rediscovered bowling. He's ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/

  • 120. Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2015... My Mother's Stroke. My Mother's Stroke. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/

  • 121. Fellowship - Stroke Council... xDisplayComments=. Fellowship - Stroke Council. ... service. The candidate must be making meritorious contributions in stroke as evidenced by: ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Fel owofAHAFAHA/UCM_321461_Fellowship---Stroke-Council.jsp

  • 122. Fellowship - Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing ...... rsTotalCarbs=null,rsFeaturedImage=null,xDisplayComments=. Fellowship - Council on Cardiovascular and Stroke Nursing. ...

    professional.heart.org/professional/MembershipCouncils/Fel owofAHAFAHA/UCM_321440_Fellowship---Council-on-Cardiovascular-and-Stroke-Nursing-CVSN.jsp oke-Nursing-CVSN.jsp

  • 123. Anxiety Linked to Long-Term Stroke Risk Go Red For ...... Researchers tracked strokes through hospital or nursing home reports and death ... increases in anxiety were associated with greater stroke risk. ...

    www.goredforwomen.org/about-heart-disease/heart_disease_re earch-subcategory/anxiety-linked-to-long-term-stroke-risk/

  • 124. Expanding Comfort Zones - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2012/Expanding Comfort-Zones/

  • 125. Target: Stroke Phase II Honor Roll Application... Target: Stroke Phase II Honor Roll Application. Updated ... patients. Access the Target: Stroke Phase II Honor Roll application here. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Target:S roke/Target-Stroke-Phase-II-Honor-Roll-Application_UCM_470295_Article.jsp .jsp

  • 126. Target: Stroke Publications... Target: Stroke Publications. Updated:Nov 30,2011. Get With The Guidelines- Stroke Publications ... Times within 60 Minutes for Acute Ischemic Stroke. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Target:S roke/Target-Stroke-Publications_UCM_425062_Article.jsp

  • 127. Grieving the Old Self, Embracing the New - Stroke Connection ...... Unwrapping the Gift of Stroke. RACHEL SCANLON HENRY. ... That is a gift. Experts speak to stroke survival and the stages of grief. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Grieving- he-Old-Self-Embracing-the-New/

  • 128. Stroke Prevention Resources... 1.) Women Face a Higher Risk of Stroke (PDF) - Women have more strokes than men and stroke kills more women than men. ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/Professionals/Communit ResourcesandPatientEd/Stroke-Prevention-Resources_UCM_451918_SubHomePage.jsp age.jsp

  • 129. American Heart/American Stroke Association... My Life; Power To End Stroke. The Warning Signs Heart and Stroke Encyclopedia. Our Sites: American Heart Association; ...

    honor.americanheart.org/site/PageNavigator/FUNraiser13/fun aiser13_Register.html

  • 130. Beyond All Expectations - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... CT scans revealed evidence of brain damage from five strokes, yet Bob is an example: After suffering a stroke, there is hope. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Beyond-Al -Expectations/

  • 131. Learning to Swim Again - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Not bad for a 61-year-old stroke survivor!! Stroke Families Having Fun. ... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Learnin -to-Swim-Again/

  • 132. Days With My Dad - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/Days-Wi h-My-Dad/

  • 133. Making Telestroke the Norm - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... TPA can only be used within 4.5 hours of onset of symptoms and only with ischemic strokes. Those two requirements mean that stroke patients who ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Making- elestroke-the-Norm/

  • 134. Cruisin' Together - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... While traveling post-stroke can be challenging, going with a group can offer ... a chance to explore ports and meet other families dealing with strokes. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Cruisin Together/

  • 135. NAT - GRFW Wear Red Day 2018 (IFE) - American Heart ...... Chances are we all know someone affected by heart disease and stroke, because about 2200 Americans die of cardiovascular disease each day. ...

    honor.americanheart.org/site/TR/GRFW/NAT-GRFWWearRedDay?pg entry&fr_id=5469

  • 136. Lilian Tsi Stielstra's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Lilian's stroke came six months after she was diagnosed with high blood pressure, a leading risk factor for strokes and heart attacks. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Lilian- si-Stielstras-Why/

  • 137. A Special Thank You - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/A-Speci l-Thank-You/

  • 138. Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2016... Expressing Creativity Through Music After Stroke. Expressing Creativity Through Music After Stroke. ... Edit ModuleShow Tags Stroke Rehabilitation. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/

  • 139. Doing Good Work in Georgia - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Family Warmline. Stroke Family Warmline. The Warmline ... Let's Talk About Stroke Patient Information Sheets. Let's Talk ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Doing-Goo -Work-in-Georgia/

  • 140. One-Handed Heimlich - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/One-Hande -Heimlich/

  • 141. Donna Garlough's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall ...... In my mind, healthy 35-year-old women just don't have strokes, so it ... weird cold or flu, or she slept on a nerve wrong anything other than a stroke.. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2017/Donna-Gar oughs-Why/

  • 142. Visual Field Cuts Infographic - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/From-th -Eyes-of-the-Beholder/

  • 143. Learning to Be a New Person - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Learnin -to-Be-a-New-Person/

  • 144. Teri Ackerson's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter ...... Being a stroke coordinator for a hospital in the Kansas City area helped her know what to do and stay calm when she experienced a stroke herself ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2015/Teri-Ac ersons-Why/

  • 145. Stroke Survivor 2 Survivor Support Program... Stroke Survivor 2 Survivor Support Program. Updated:Jul 20,2018. About the SS2S Program: The American Stroke Association ...

    www.strokeassociation.org/STROKEORG/LifeAfterStroke/FindSu port-YouAreNotAlone/SupportforStrokeSurvivors/Stroke-Survivor-2-Survivor-Support-Program_UCM_501969_Article.jsp vor-Support-Program_UCM_501969_Article.jsp

  • 146. Sharing My WOW - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... My stroke was caused by high blood pressure and was even preceded by a ... Many family members had strokes, but I was too afraid to ask and face ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Sharing My-WOW/

  • 147. The Letter - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2017... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/The-Let er/

  • 148. We See You Staring - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/We-See- ou-Staring/

  • 149. The Bonus Years - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2017... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Winter-2017/The-Bon s-Years/

  • 150. Tyree Russell's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Tyree-R ssells-Why/



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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%