Heart disease and stroke remain the No. 1 and No. 4 killers in our country. To fight these statistics, the American Heart Association has started My Heart. My Life. This comprehensive health, wellness and fitness platform will help Americans improve their cardiovascular health. My Heart. My Life. is an important component of the American Heart Association’s national goal to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20% and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20% by the year 2020.
My Heart. My Life. provides many programs and resources to help all those living in western PA achieve the 2020 Impact goal. These fun and engaging programs are designed to encourage participation from all age groups, and to bring communities together. Through My Heart. My Life. programs, we all can improve their cardiovascular health.
|Walking Clubs |
A sedentary lifestyle increases the risk of heart disease and stroke. You can reduse your risk and have fun by joining a local walking club.
|Lifestyle Change Nomination Form|
As you make progress on your journey to a healthier you, we want to know about it - and recognize you for your success. You can nominate yourself - or someone you know.
|National Walking Day|
On this day, employees are encouraged to wear sneakers to work and take at least 30 minutes out of their day to get up and walk.
|Celebrate at the Heart Walk|
Join thousands of your friends, neighbors and co-workers as we gather together to raise money to fight heart disease and celebrate the steps we are taking to create a healthier southwestern PA.
Worksite wellness programs can help prevent factors for cardiovascular disease and help lower healthcare costs. Implementing such programs in your company will help protect your greatest resources – your employees.
Healthy habits start at a young age. Teaching Gardens engages students while teaching them about healthy living.
For more information, contact :
Pittsburgh Heart Walk Team - 412-208-3593
Beaver & Butler County Heart Walk Team - 412-208-3554
Washington/Mon Valley Heart Walk Team - 800-209-1151 x 3577