Newsletter Feature - GA
Let's chat in early December
For many people, the month of December signifies a time to take a break from work and to spend time with loved ones. For the American Heart Association's Southeast Advocacy Team, it means getting ready for a busy several months full of legislative sessions, where we'll advocate for statewide policies that would build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.
Survivors: share your insights with those who need it most
Remember when you were first diagnosed? Those late-night worries, the “I know I shouldn’t, but I’m going to Google this anyways” moments, the feelings of being alone and lost?
hero_image_alt_text===Facing recovery after a stroke or heart disease diagnosis can be overwhelming. You are not alone. Our community is here for you.
thumbnail_alt_text===Facing recovery after a stroke or heart disease diagnosis can be overwhelming. You are not alone. Our community is here for you.
Join us October 28th
We enjoyed speaking with advocates on this month's You're the Cure - Southeast advocacy chat. Our next monthly chat is scheduled for Monday, October 28th at 11:30 AM eastern / 10:30 AM central. Click here to save your spot now!
AHA's New Brand
For nearly 100 years, the American Heart Association has been fighting heart disease and stroke, striving to save and improve lives.
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Meet the AHA's new president
Advocacy Tips for Summer
Summer is the season for the beach, backyard picnics, and pool parties. But it's also the time to make a real difference in your community and improve your advocacy skills. Here are five easy things you can do this summer to be an even more powerful advocate:
American Stroke Month 2018
Did you know that stroke is a leading cause of death and preventable disability with 7 million American adults having had a stroke? Or that someone has a stroke every 40 seconds?
Will You Wear Red?
I’ll be rocking my red February 2nd for National Wear Red Day®. Will you join me?
We're thankful for you!
As AHA Advocacy staff, we get to work alongside the most remarkable volunteers- like YOU! We get to see lives improved and lives saved as a result of the work we’ve done together, and for that, we're grateful.
Oct. 29th is World Stroke Day
Although about one in four stroke survivors is at risk for another stroke, up to 80% of second clot-related (ischemic) strokes may be preventable.
hero_image_alt_text===World Stroke Day - Oct 29th