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  • 41. My Heart. My Life - Central Valley The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 42. My Heart. My Life. - Sacramento The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier.
  • 43. My Heart. My Life. - Northwest Montana The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 44. Heart and Stroke Walk of Silicon Valley Silicon Valley Heart and Stroke Walk - October 11, 2014 Join us at KLA-Tencor Campus, Milpitas, CA to help raise awareness for The American Heart Association. The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
  • 45. Support Network comes to life in Phoenix Stroke survivor Janice Edwards-Jackson is helping our new Support Network come to life in Phoenix, AZ. She notes, ?It?s nice to have others to identify with. You don?t understand something until you go through it.?
  • 46. My Heart. My Life. - Inland Northwest The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier. A key goal of My Heart. My Life. is to increase the number of people who understand the link between their health and their risk of heart disease and stroke. It?s an important component of the American Heart Association?s overarching goal: to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent and to reduce deaths from cardiovascular disease and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020.
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  • 48. My Heart. My Life. - Ventura County My Heart. My Life. - Ventura County
  • 49. My Heart. My Life. - Kern County My Heart. My Life. - Kern County
  • 50. My Heart. My Life. - Inland Empire The American Heart Association?s My Heart. My Life. is a comprehensive new health, wellness and fitness platform to empower Americans to get healthier.


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
2015-2016 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.3%
  • Public Health Education 36.7%
  • Professional Education and Training 16.7%
  • Community Services 8.1%
  • Management and General 7.1%
  • Fund Raising 11.1%