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  • 241. 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/

  • 242. 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/

  • 243. 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/

  • 244. Finding Myself - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring 2016... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Finding Myself/

  • 245. 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/

  • 246. A Special Thank You - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. 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/

  • 247. Defeating Isolation for Over 40 Years - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Defeati g-Isolation-for-Over-40-Years/

  • 248. Paying It Forward - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2016/Paying- t-Forward/

  • 249. Stroke Treatments |... Stroke Treatments. Share: Medical treatments for stroke work to either open the blockage of a vessel or treat the rupture. ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/stroke-treatments/

  • 250. Kitchen Mobility, Kitchen Stability - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2015/Kitchen Mobility-Kitchen-Stability/

  • 251. 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/

  • 252. Visual Field Cuts Infographic - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. 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/

  • 253. Learning to Be a New Person - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. 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/

  • 254. Financial Information for Stroke Caretakers |... Consider paying for help Some strokes are mild and won't require ... With limited income, and expenses likely increasing after a stroke, it's important ...

    www.empoweredtoserve.org/index.php/financial-information-f r-stroke-caretakers/

  • 255. Gratitude Schmatitude - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Gratitu e-Schmatitude/

  • 256. Stroke Diagnosis... Stroke Recovery? Heart attack recovery? ... Learn more from people just like you who have suffered a heart attack, a heart event or stroke. ...

    www.heart.org/HEARTORG/Conditions/HeartFailure/DiagnosingH artFailure/Ejection-Fraction-Heart-Failure-Measurement_UCM_306339_Article.jsp icle.jsp

  • 257. Seeking a Cause - Stroke Connection Magazine - Fall 2016... people who have strokes have AF. Untreated AF doubles the risk of heart-related deaths and is associated with a fivefold increased risk for stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Seeking-a Cause/

  • 258. 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/

  • 259. The Letter - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer 2017... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

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

  • 260. We See You Staring - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. 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/

  • 261. The Bonus Years - Stroke Connection Magazine - Winter 2017... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. 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/

  • 262. Tyree Russell's Why - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. 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/

  • 263. What is Music Therapy? - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/What-is Music-Therapy/

  • 264. Have a Therapeutic Summer! - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2016/Have-a- herapeutic-Summer/

  • 265. Peeling an Orange with One Hand - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2014/Peeling an-Orange-with-One-Hand/

  • 266. 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

  • 267. Wandering Back - Stroke Connection Magazine - Summer ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Summer-2017/Wanderi g-Back/

  • 268. Am I Losing Ground? - Stroke Connection Magazine - Spring ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Spring-2017/Am-I-Lo ing-Ground/

  • 269. Respite: Because You Care - Stroke Connection Magazine ...... about. When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe. When Stroke Affects the Frontal Lobe. Of ... Rehab. What to Expect in Stroke Rehab. Following ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Respite-B cause-You-Care/

  • 270. Caring for a Survivor with Aphasia - Stroke Connection ...... Stroke Rehabilitation Two-Part Series. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. Making the Best Decisions at Discharge After Stroke. ...

    strokeconnection.strokeassociation.org/Fall-2016/Caring-fo -a-Survivor-with-Aphasia/



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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%