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  • 61. Healthcare Providers Through dynamic training solutions, the American Heart Association prepares healthcare providers to effectively respond to life-threatening cardiac events. A variety of course options with continuing ed credits are available.
  • 62. Stroke Survivors Starting Over – a priceless connection in the Bay Area Barbara Combs has instilled hope in stroke survivors for over 15 years by simply visiting them in the hospital. Stroke Survivors Starting Over, the peer visitor program she founded in San Francisco, has reached over 6,324 stroke survivors and their caregivers -- providing a priceless connection for those dealing with stroke outcomes.
  • 63. Staying Active in Warm Weather The American Heart Association offers these top five tips on working out in the heat of summer.
  • 64. Vermont Go Red For Women Luncheon The American Heart Association's Vermont Go Red For Women Luncheon--filled with fun and educational opportunities--is a great day to share with friends and family.
  • 65. Personal Stories The American Heart Association offers these stories from survivors of heart disease and stroke.
  • 66. Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Overview Get With The Guidelines-Stroke: Find Out What The Program Does
  • 67. Disability Benefits and Health Insurance Options | Heart Disease and Stroke The American Heart Association explains Disability benefits and health insurance options for the disabled with heart disease or stroke.
  • 68. Join Kids With Heart Have you or someone you care about suffered from heart disease or stroke? Give hope to others by sharing your story. At the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, we often get requests from the media, companies, schools, etc. for individuals to come and speak or just share their story. If your story fits a request made to us, we will contact you and ask for your permission to use your story. We do not share this information without prior permission from you. Kids, be sure to get your parent?s permission to get involved with us. If you are under 18 we will need a release form signed by a parent or legal guardian before publishing your story. Please contact Carrie Vines to complete this process. Thank you in advance for your help as we work together in the fight against heart disease and stroke!
  • 69. Protect Your Heart in the Heat Hot Weather and heart disease can be a dangerous combination. The american Heart Association explains the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat stroke you should know if you have a cardiovascular condition before spending a day in the sun.
  • 70. A daughter's devotion lives on December eblast WPK


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We’re making your community healthier by advocating for key issues such as:

  • Smoke-free public places
  • More walkable and bikable streets, roads and parks
  • Better nutrition and high-quality physical education in our schools
  • Adequate, affordable and available health care for all

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%