Influencing Your Family/Community

    • Family enjoying time outdoorsWorld Stroke Day – Oct. 29th
      Did you know that your environment can affect your risk for stroke? Watch the video. How can your environment put you at risk for stroke? Lack of easy access to fresh fruits and vegetables (food […]
    • Mother holding daughter who is blowing bubblesMLK Day
      “Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health care is the most shocking and inhuman.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The day we celebrate the life and accomplishments of Dr. […]
    • Women enjoying a conversationHow to Avoid Caregiver Burnout
      Caregivers are so busy caring for others that they can forget to take care of their own emotional, spiritual and physical health. Knowing the signs that point to caregiver burnout can help protect […]
    • Happy familyPower To End Stroke is EmPowering You To Serve!
      Become even more active in your quest to improve your health and the health of your community! For almost a decade now, the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has helped leverage […]
    • Nurse discussing with patientFacing the Five Biggest Latino Health Challenges
      View in Spanish Discussing Latino health challenges can bring up strong political, cultural and medical debates. Why do Latinos have a higher prevalence of obesity, diabetes and risk of heart disease […]
    • Mom and daughter shopping for vegetablesKeep Family Fun Healthy
      View in Spanish Looking for quality activities that will bring your whole family together? Finding fun, healthy activities the entire family will enjoy can be simple and help create lasting bonds. […]
    • Woman with elderly manCaring for Caregivers and Busy Parents
      View in Spanish If you’re a caregiver, you may have little time left to care for yourself. But caring for yourself is important. When you are a mother or father, children and grandparents rely […]
    • Photo of herb plantsGrowing a Home Garden Can Be Simple
      View in Spanish Growing your own food is easier than you might think, even if you live in an apartment or don’t have much space. You’ll get a variety of produce year-round. And the […]
    • Andrea Ibarra profile photoA True Role Model
      View in Spanish After Andrea Ibarra moved to the United States from Ecuador she taught people in her community how to speak English. She also worked with Alzheimer patients and abused women. Serving […]
    • Paula Chavez profile photoLive Interview: Our Heritage, Our Health
      View in Spanish Google Hangout on Thursday, October 9th at 12:00pm CST We can’t change our family’s health history, but the decisions we make each day help us improve our health and and […]
    • Family of three buying fruitCreating a Culture of Health in at Risk Communities
      Fighting health disparities in multicultural communities is part of AHA’s mission, but many Americans are unaware of just how adversely impacted African Americans and Hispanics are when it comes to […]
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