Local hosts Waterbury Hospital and Ion bank are encouraging businesses and Connecticut residents to join them in getting more active and stroke-aware during National Stroke Month and Connecticut’s 2nd annual CycleNation fundraising and fitness campaign, April 27 through May 27th. Stroke remains the No. 5 killer, and the leading cause of disability in the United
Participating in the Heart Walk is about coming together, getting hearts pumping, honoring survivors, raising lifesaving funds – and having fun along the way. This year the Heart Walk more than one day. It is about the teams coming together in the weeks leading up to event day and celebrating what they have accomplished to impact
These last five years I have been on a journey in which it seems that God has been preparing me for. It seems that he has been getting me ready for something greater that I cannot explain. This journey, although I didn’t know it at the time, would change my life forever. Never has my
Sandi Markey honored with award during the Hartford Go Red For Women Digital Event Women throughout Connecticut are making a difference in their communities with exceptional contributions in all aspects of life, including the health and well-being of others. Since 2018, the American Heart Association (AHA) has honored one Connecticut woman representing these attributions with
Target: BP initiative to help physicians, care teams and patients achieve better blood pressure control in accordance with current AHA guidelines In New Haven County, 26% of adults live with high blood pressure and in underserved communities that number climbs to 29.42%. That is why the American Heart Association (AHA) is working with the Heart
Hartford Go Red Digital Event to Address Women’s Heart Health Presented by Saint Francis Hospital and Nationally by CVS Health. The American Heart Association will host the 17th annual Greater Hartford Go Red for Women Luncheon, Wednesday, March 24, as a digital experience. The Go Red event is designed to raise awareness of the No.
The power of partnerships built on trust, dignity and respect was a key theme during March 17th’s EmPOWERED to Serve Business Accelerator™ Faith-Based Workshop Zoom webinar, hosted by the American Heart Association (AHA), Eastern States region. “When you see value in people, it affirms that value that is in you,” said Dr. Abraham Shanklin, Jr.
Eleven scientists leading the way in stroke research will be recognized for their exceptional achievements during the American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference 2021. The illustrious group includes four groundbreaking scientists who have devoted their careers to stroke research, six authors of notable new research and one scientist recognized for outstanding mentorship. The virtual International
Faith-based organizations and places of worship have played an important role during the COVID-19 crisis in our country. These organizations and their volunteers and staff have been on the frontline, mitigating the impact of COVID-19 and providing communities with much needed guidance and support. That is why the American Heart Association’s Eastern States Region is
Sea Bags is joining the fight against heart disease and stroke by supporting the American Heart Association – the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all. Sea Bags will provide customers the opportunity to support the American Heart Association’s fundraising campaign, Life Is Why™, by donating 20% of profits from