Five local leaders are joining the American Heart Association’s mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives. These volunteers officially joined their first board meeting during American Heart Month in February. Mehmet Aktas, MD – Cardiologist, Electrophysiology at UR Medicine Simone Bailey-Brown, MD – Cardiologist at
A new Go Red for Women experience is coming to the Rochester area. The popular Go Red for Women Luncheon will be transformed into an online Go Red for Women Experience to support the fight to end heart disease and stroke. This year, participants can take part whenever their schedule allows with a flexible format.
A group of 18 health focused organizations, including the American Heart Association, are calling on the New York State Legislature to restore funds to public health programs cut in Governor Andrew Cuomo’s budget. The groups co-signed the following letter to Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie. The COVID-19 pandemic has brought
The American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, along with sponsor UR Medicine, are helping to keep families and communities safe from the flu by providing facts, resources and encouraging people to get a flu vaccine. “Getting the flu vaccine is especially important this year.
The American Heart Association, the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, and the National Football League (NFL), in collaboration with the Buffalo Bills, debuted the first-ever NFL PLAY 60 library, which features kid-friendly exercises to help kids to get their recommended 60-minutes of daily physical activity. Amidst the rising
We’re all ready to bid farewell to 2020, but are you ready for 2021? Start the year on a path to good health with a New Year’s resolution you can stick to. Vague, non-specific New Year’s resolutions are likely to fail. If you want to get healthy, choosing specific, realistic and attainable resolutions can lead
The American Heart Association is proud to announce new leaders for the 2021 Rochester Heart Walk & Run. Keith Williams, Managing Partner at Consiliarium Group, and Jennifer Graney, Partner at Consiliarium Group, are serving as co-chairpersons for the upcoming event. Williams and Graney both have decades of experience in employee benefits consulting. The Rochester Heart
The American Heart Association is going “beyond the table” to further the commitment of the annual Rochester Heart Ball. Instead of a single event, the Heart of Rochester campaign will extend to a three-month campaign bringing the work of the American Heart Association to life in our community. “We usually come together each year for
In Central New York and the Southern Tier, eight organizations received recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health and invest in the health of their workforce as part of the 2020 results of the American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index. The American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier
In Western New York, nine organizations received recognition for taking significant steps to build a culture of health and invest in the health of their workforce as part of the 2020 results of the American Heart Association Workplace Health Achievement Index. The American Heart Association, a global force for longer, healthier lives, created the Index