Experiencing more of life’s precious moments with the ones you love is why living a healthier life is so important. Everyone has a reason in their life to do so and that reason is why we give. Who’s your reason? What’s your why? Read more reasons
To improve the health of Americans, the American Heart Association is in your community every day — educating, making change, providing resources, funding research. Until the world is free of heart disease and stroke, we'll be here working to make a healthier life possible for everyone. Find a local affilliate
We want everyone to experience more of life’s precious moments. To do that, we must be healthy — in heart and mind. It’s why we’ve made better heart and brain health our mission. And together, we’ve made an extraordinary impact. But we’re just beginning. Read more about AHA
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After a roller coaster ride, Vicki sought help from a doctor and was eventually diagnosed with congestive heart failure.
As a firefighter, Ken has saved countless lives. His was saved by his wife's CPR efforts.
As a Stroke coordinator and active person, Teri never thought she would suffer from the disease.
Meet Vivian, who was born with a condition called Truncus Arteriosus. Her first surgery was at 2 weeks old.