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Welcome to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association of Albany, NY, where our mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular disease and stroke.
This single purpose drives everything that we do. From our weight loss programs to our awareness efforts, we strive to spread both knowledge and health in our community. We invite you to help us achieve this goal by educating yourself, your family and co-workers about cardiovascular disease, and taking part in our programs. Find out where to donate in Albany, NY today.
Our organization thrives because of the dedication and generosity of our members. Together, we can combat cardiovascular disease, heart disease and strokes. Whether you've arrived here because you're interested in safe, heart-healthy ways to meet your weight loss goals, or you're someone whose life has been touched by the American Heart Association who is looking for where to donate, we invite you to become allies in our fight to build healthier lives and combat cardiovascular disease.
What you should know:
know? Most heart attacks involve pressure, squeezing, fullness or
pain in the center of the chest that lasts more than a few minutes,
or goes away and comes back. Women might also experience back and
shoulder pain or nausea.
Did you know? Knowing CPR doubles or triples the chances of survival for victims of sudden cardiac arrest. Learn Hands-Only CPR and save a life. www.heart.org/cpr.
A healthy weight is one of the best ways to promote health all around. Here at the American Heart Association, we strive to promote healthy and achievable weight loss methods in order to decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease. When making dietary choices, try to limit your intake of fat, cholesterol and sodium. We also encourage everyone to try to exercise at least 150 minutes every week in order to promote weight loss while also promoting heart health.
Did you know? The FAST system is the best way to spot a stroke quickly. If you suspect someone is having a stroke, immediately look for: Face drooping, Arm weakness, Speech difficulty, Time to call 911.
Help the American Heart Association improve the health of all Americans today by finding out where to donate. As a non-profit organization, we rely on the generosity of donors, like you, who are joining us in the fight against our nation’s number one and number four killers – heart disease and stroke. Together, we can help support life-saving efforts including research, education, advocating for better health, improving patient care and reaching populations at risk.
Wondering how to get involved or where to donate? There are so many great opportunities for you to take advantage of! If you want to get involved in the fight against cardiovascular disease, here are some great first steps for you to explore:
Wondering where to donate? Please call us at (518) 313-1205, or write to us at 440 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.
You can also visit us at www.heart.org for more information. We look forward to hearing from you soon.
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|Feel How You'd Like To Feel|
|Wed Mar 06 13:00:00 EST 2013|
"The only way to keep your health is to eat what you don't want, drink what you don't like, and do what you would rather not." -Mark Twain
|Wed Feb 20 11:00:00 EST 2013|
"If you don't take care of your body, where are you going to live?" -Anonymous
|Grabbing A Snack|
|Wed Feb 06 15:00:00 EST 2013|
When grabbing a snack, try crunchy vegetables instead of chips. These healthy snacks taste even better with a low-fat dressing of your choice.
|Start Your Morning|
|Wed Jan 23 16:00:00 EST 2013|
Start your morning with a nutritional breakfast: try a smoothie loaded with your favorite fruits and low fat yogurt. Delicious!
|Try Nuts As A Snack|
|Wed Jan 09 14:00:00 EST 2013|
A handful of peanuts, cashews, and almonds can be a filling afternoon snack.
|Wed Dec 26 10:00:00 EST 2012|
"Water is one of the most neglected nutrients in your diet, but one of the most vital." -Julia Child
|Wed Dec 12 16:00:00 EST 2012|
Organic fruits and vegetables are the most natural, chemical-free products on the market.
|Wed Nov 28 12:00:00 EST 2012|
Remember to drink eight cups of water daily. If you increase your exercise routine, you will need to increase your water intake as well.
|Wed Nov 14 14:00:00 EST 2012|
Replace sodas and high-calorie drinks with water. Staying hydrated will help keep the body balanced, making you feel less hungry.
|America Heart Association|
|Fri Nov 02 10:48:28 EDT 2012|
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