Downloadable Tools and Tips:

Click the links to view or right click to print or save to your computer.

Web Resources:

Click the links below to access resource websites to learn more about care for the heart and recovery at home from stroke, heart surgery or heart disease.

Warning Signs 

The American Heart Association provides basic warning signs of heart attack, stroke and cardiac arrest, as well as information on what to do in any of these situations.

Cardiovascular Disease 101 

This overview is provided by the Mayo Clinic to help people understand the basics of cardiovascular disease and the conditions that can affect heart and blood vessels.

Everyday Heart Health 

Learn about heart disease, heart health and heart attacks through helpful information provided by

Cardiovascular Disease Stats 

This fact sheet lists common national statistics concerning cardiovascular disease.

Heart Information Sheets 

The American Heart Association offers a number of downloadable information sheets to answer any heart-related questions.

Heart Healthy Grocery List

This easy-to-use online system helps create a grocery list of certified heart-healthy foods.

AARP’s Heart Health 

The Healthy Living section on the AARP Web site is full of helpful tips and advice for keeping one’s heart as healthy as possible.

How’s Your Heart?

This online cholesterol health assessment reveals risk for heart disease, as well as information, tips and strategies for improving cholesterol levels.

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