hidden CPR Saves Lives  – Charlie’s Story

CPR Saves Lives – Charlie’s Story

April 3, 2019 began like any other day for Charlie Nordoff. Little did he know that his life would change forever and he would be saved through CPR, thanks to the quick, life-saving actions of his colleagues. Charlie did not recognize that he was having a heart attack, nor did he recognize any symptoms of

hidden 2020 Southern New England & South Coast Virtual Heart Walk Shares How You Can Join this Sunday!

2020 Southern New England & South Coast Virtual Heart Walk Shares How You Can Join this Sunday!

We’re looking forward to seeing your healthy at-home experience to celebrate the work of the American Heart Association and your commitment to better health. While we won’t physically see you on Sunday, May 31st, we want to see and hear your passion socially through your healthy at-home experience. Don’t forget to head over to the

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Greater Maryland Heart Walk – Tuesday Team Shout Out

Hi! I am Mike Mathis. In August 2017, at the age of 50, I had a “widow maker” heart attack and survived. Everything went right that day. From the decision to have my wife drive me to the hospital, to the ER Doctors and Staff not giving up on me, even after 40 minutes. I

hidden Bryant University Physician Assistant Program, Class of 2022 Shares How They Are Staying Healthy At Home Preparing for the 2020 VIRTUAL #SNEHeartWalk

Bryant University Physician Assistant Program, Class of 2022 Shares How They Are Staying Healthy At Home Preparing for the 2020 VIRTUAL #SNEHeartWalk

With the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic keeping more Americans at home,  the Bryant University Physician Assistant Program Class of 2022 has taken their pledge to keep their hearts and minds healthy during these stressful times.  As part of their fundraising efforts for the 2020 Southern New England & South Coast Heart Walk the students have

hidden F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

I’m A Survivor It was April 11, 2009, a normal Saturday morning.  I lived alone and had just gotten up to let my two dogs out.  My brother worked close by on the weekends and he had just called me to ask a favor.  I told him I would go brush my teeth then do

hidden F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

F.A.S.T. Friday – Survivor Spotlight

My name is Olivia Richardson and I am a two-time stroke survivor, former LVAD patient, and heart-transplant recipient. I was first diagnosed with cardiomyopathy and had my first stroke at the age of 25. This was a shock to me because I had always been an athlete and been healthy all my life. After my

hidden Greater Maryland Heart Walk – Tuesday Team Shout Out

Greater Maryland Heart Walk – Tuesday Team Shout Out

A year after losing her father to heart disease, Victoria Niller has an extra ticket to her college graduation, an empty seat at the dinner table and no one to walk her or her sister down the aisle at their weddings. Her loss motivated her and her family to help fight heart disease. They joined

hidden American Heart Association Announces 2020 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk Chair

American Heart Association Announces 2020 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk Chair

The American Heart Association is pleased to announce that Tim Gillis, managing partner of the Washington Metro Area offices of U.S. audit, tax, and advisory firm KPMG LLP, has been named Chair of the 2020 Greater Washington Region Heart Walk. The Greater Washington Region Heart Walk is a fun and meaningful way to celebrate heart and stroke

hidden Boston ‘steps up’ virtual engagement with Amazon

Boston ‘steps up’ virtual engagement with Amazon

When the Boston Heart Walk team received word Amazon would soon require employees to work from home, they quickly mobilized and created a new activity to engage this new group of remote workers in the American Heart Association’s mission. Under the leadership of Carleen Tucker, development director, the team pivoted from a traditional Heart Walk