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  • 81. Workplace Wellness Resources The American Heart Association offers worksite wellness resources designed to help you invest in the health of your employees.
  • 82. Physical Activity in Older Americans The American Heart Association offers these exercise tips for older Americans.
  • 83. Lifestyle Changes and Cholesterol The American Heart Association explains lifestyle changes to lower high cholesterol including eating a heart-healthy diet, regular physical activity and quitting smoking.
  • 84. Answers by Heart Fact Sheets: Lifestyle and Risk Reduction The American Heart Association offers these Answers By Heart patient information sheets answer important questions about quitting smoking, improving your diet, increasing physical activity, and controlling cholesterol and high blood pressure.
  • 85. Life's Simple 7 - Get Active The American Heart Association explains that getting active is one of Life's Simple 7 keys to prevention of heart disease and stroke and gives steps you can take to get more physical activity.
  • 86. Be Safe While Being Active The American Heart Association explains that it is important for cardiac rehab patients to warm up and cool down, monitor your intensity and watch for warning signs during your exercise routine.
  • 87. Commit to be Fit Brochure Find out about the importance of physical activity in reducing heart disease risk, and how to begin or maintain an activity program. This booklet offers plenty of ideas on starting a physical activity program that will be both healthful and enjoyable.
  • 88. Family Fitness Let the American Heart Association help your whole family get physically active!
  • 89. Beaverton, Oregon More information about our partnership in Beaverton, OR schools: To increase physical activity throughout the school day, we support teachers by providing additional skills, support, and training. The American Heart Association is working to support professional development for both PE teachers and classroom teachers in K-8 schools during the 2015-16 school year by sharing information on the importance of physical activity and physical education, providing professional developing workshops, and highlighting success and encouraging the rest of Oregon.
  • 90. Getting Physically Active The American Heart Association explains that people with heart disease need regular physical activity as much as anyone else. Learn why it's so important for cardiac rehab patients.


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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
2014-2015 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research: 19.3%
  • Public Health Education: 38.8%
  • Professional Education & Training: 15.6%
  • Community Services: 7.3%
  • Management & General: 7.7%
  • Fundraising: 11.3%