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November's National Days & Months to Support

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Heart Walks are Nationwide!

October through end of 2017

HEART WALKS are nationwide! — Nearly 300 Heart Walks Nationwide
If there's no event near you, join the Virtual Heart Walk.
Designed to promote physical activity and heart-healthy living. 

• Heart Walks create an environment that's fun and rewarding for the entire family.

 

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National Family Caregivers Month

 November is a special time in which the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association acknowledge the many caregivers in the U.S. and appreciate them for their time and countless sacrifices. We know that recovering from a stroke not only impacts survivors but their caregivers, family, and friends.

 

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National Hospice and Palliative Care Month

 

 Effective palliative care requires a highly-customizable patient- and family-centered approach that allows individuals to focus on the quality of life by anticipating, preventing and treating suffering associated with their illness. 

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Great American Smokeout - November 16

Use this date to encourage a family and/or friend to make a plan to quit smoking.   Learn the risks and quit today!  

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Heart Healthy Thanksgiving

Mashed potatoes with cream. Stuffing made with sausage and butter. Candied yams with caramel sauce and marshmallows. Pies, cakes and cookies. It’s a Thanksgiving buffet of our dreams. But over-indulging in these beloved holiday foods can derail your healthy eating habits, causing dreaded holiday weight gain. And that’s weight we don’t lose over the course of the year.

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