hidden Community-wide Check It! Challenge programs in Central New York and Southern Tier see success in first year

Community-wide Check It! Challenge programs in Central New York and Southern Tier see success in first year

Despite a global pandemic, the American Heart Association’s Check It! Challenge is making a difference in the fight to control a silent killer. The association’s first community-wide Check It! Challenge in Central New York and the Southern Tier encouraged participants to regularly check their blood pressure and take steps to lower their numbers. The challenge

hidden New York City’s Elizabeth Elting and Michael Burlant, serve as a catalyst to launch American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund propelling vital work in local community

New York City’s Elizabeth Elting and Michael Burlant, serve as a catalyst to launch American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund propelling vital work in local community

The American Heart Association (AHA), the world’s leading nonprofit organization focused on heart and brain health for all, received the first instrumental investments from longtime patrons, the Elizabeth Elting Foundation, Elizabeth Elting and Michael Burlant (https://www.lizelting.com/foundation) and Lynne and Marc Benioff to launch the American Heart Association’s Bernard J. Tyson Impact Fund. Seeking to create

hidden The AHA launches 2nd webinar in a series discussing impact of COVID-19 on communities of color

The AHA launches 2nd webinar in a series discussing impact of COVID-19 on communities of color

Long before the pandemic, systemic challenges have contributed to disparities that impede some people from living long, healthy lives. Your ZIP code should not determine how long you live, but it does. Social factors, which are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources, as well as immigration status, occupation, and language preference, have

hidden ICYMI: Eastern States launched a webinar series on the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color

ICYMI: Eastern States launched a webinar series on the impact of COVID-19 on communities of color

On May 15, the Eastern States Community Impact team launched the first webinar of a series designed to discuss the impact of COVID-19 in communities of color. The webinar was offered to health equity leaders nationwide and was attended by approximately 1,035 participants. During the webinar, implications of COVID-19 from the perspective of economics, education,

hidden American Heart Association, Rochester and Consiliarium Group Announce Lifestyle Change Award Call for Nominations

American Heart Association, Rochester and Consiliarium Group Announce Lifestyle Change Award Call for Nominations

Application deadline is June 1st The American Heart Association is celebrating individuals who have made a positive impact on their health and quality of life with a Lifestyle Change Award, sponsored by Consiliarium Group. Applications for the award are currently being accepted and can be submitted by friends, family, and co-workers. People are welcome to

hidden COVID-19: The Impact on Communities of Color

COVID-19: The Impact on Communities of Color

Updated May 29, 2020 Long before the coronavirus impacted how we live, work, and play, systemic challenges contributed to disparities that impede some people from living long, healthy lives. Your ZIP code should not determine how long you live, but it does. Social factors, which are shaped by the distribution of money, power, and resources,

hidden AHA NYC Board Member Liz Elting Combats COVID-19 and Health Inequality

AHA NYC Board Member Liz Elting Combats COVID-19 and Health Inequality

American Heart Association New York City Board Member Liz Elting unveiled a multimillion-dollar charitable initiative created to support comprehensive COVID-19 pandemic relief efforts – including funding for research, frontline healthcare workers, public health resources, and direct support to the country’s most vulnerable and under served communities. As a part of the initial Halo Fund investment,

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#GoRedNYC brings March Nutrition Month to life

The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women New York City movement celebrated National Nutrition Month in March by creating a special eight-part video series. The series was sponsored and hosted by Rose Caiola, founder of ReWire Me and principal of Bettina Equities, who is a long-time supporter of Go Red for Women and a