Caregiver Journal and Planner
This Journal helps caregivers manage stress by allowing them to write down thoughts, feelings and anything that comes to mind. It is important to fight negative or unrealistic thinking.
Cholesterol and Other Educational Brochures
The American Heart Association offers these health education packets and brochures with content designed to help you better understand your treatments, successfully manage your condition and reduce your risk.
Changes in Behavior and Emotions After Stroke
This brochure is our guide to understanding how a stroke can emotionally and physically affect behavior. It details the different effects of right-brain and left-brain strokes on behavior. It provides information on all common behavior changes.
Your Heart and Anticoagulants
This booklet gives an overview of the benefits of anticoagulant drug therapy, providing appropriate precautions for patients. Includes a medication tracking chart.
Aspirin, Heart Disease and Stroke
This brochure presents the latest American Heart Association science on aspirin therapy for the prevention of heart disease and stroke, as well as its use in acute event treatment.
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 2011-2012 Expenditures
Public Health Education: 39.1%
Professional Education & Training: 14.0%
Community Services: 5.1%
Management & General: 7.9%
American Heart Association Diversity Report
Attached is a copy of the American Heart Association’s 2009-2010 Annual Diversity Report. This report highlights our organization’s successes in the area of diversity with emphasis on cultural competence. The report focuses on our consumer initiatives as well as our internal initiatives. We have broadened the scope of this year’s report to showcase initiatives in each of the Affiliates. Also, we have identified key partnerships, sponsorships and strategic alliances that enhanced our efforts to reach common goals.
We truly hope that you will enjoy this copy of the report. Feel free to share copies with your colleagues and partners.