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  • 51. Roles of Your Four Heart Valves To better understand your valve condition, it helps to know the role each heart valve plays in providing healthy blood circulation.
  • 52. Retirement Planning April RFE Mailer
  • 53. Central Maine Heart Walk Enjoy lots of fun activities, health screenings, food, music and more at the Central Maine Heart Walk at the Hilton Garden Inn, Auburn.
  • 54. Healthy Living_1473211222132 The American Heart Association's Healthy Living website has information on nutrition, physical activity, weight management, stress management, how to raise your kids healthier and also information on how to quit smoking. Learn how to lose weight, lower stress, eat healthy, stop smoking, get more exercise and teach kids how to live healthy.
  • 55. Food Diary - How to Keep Track of What You Eat The American Heart Association helps you learn how to keep track of what you eat in order to lose weight or maintain your weight.
  • 56. Healthy Living_1461102240997 The American Heart Association's Healthy Living website has information on nutrition, physical activity, weight management, stress management, how to raise your kids healthier and also information on how to quit smoking. Learn how to lose weight, lower stress, eat healthy, stop smoking, get more exercise and teach kids how to live healthy.
  • 57. Smoke-Free Atlanta Campaign_1471624760811 Smoke-Free Atlanta Campaign
  • 58. Stress Management Stress affects each of us in different ways. The American Heart Association offers advice on how to deal with stress.
  • 59. Guidelines for ECC Use The American Heart Association grants permission to use algorithms, tables and illustrations from current ECC materials according to the fee schedule listed. The AHA no longer grants permission to use older black-and-white line drawing illustrations.
  • 60. Little Hats, Big Hearts Massachusetts Knit or crochet hats for newborns Massachusetts Little Hats, Big Hearts project.


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%