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  • 41. Help For Heart Failure Caregivers Becoming a caregiver for someone with heart failure requires a long-term commitment of time and energy. The American Heart Association believes as a caregiver, you need a plan and you need support.
  • 42. Feeding Tips For Your Baby with CHD The American Heart Association explains feeding tips if your baby has a heart defect.
  • 43. Top 10 Cooking Tips For Caregivers The American Heart Association offers these top 10 healthy cooking tips.
  • 44. Physician Chat: New Blood Pressure Guidelines For the first time in 14 years, the American Heart Association has updated high blood pressure guidelines. Hear from volunteers Dr. David Lee and Dr. Mary Ann Bauman on what this might mean for you.
  • 45. Heart-Health Valentine's Day Tips Your sweetheart may have the key to your heart, but a proper diet and regular physical activity can be the key to a healthy heart. This Valentine?s Day, indulge your sweetheart with these ideas from the American Heart Association.
  • 46. Five Simple Steps to Control Your Blood Pressure If you?ve been diagnosed with high blood pressure, these simple steps from the American Heart Associaion can help you keep it under control.


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
2016-2017 Expenditures

Pie chart showing breakdown of expenses
  • Research 20.7%
  • Public Health Education 35%
  • Professional Education and Training 18%
  • Community Services 8.3%
  • Management and General 6.6%
  • Fund Raising 11.4%



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