Caring for the Heart

Web Resources

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 EverydayHealth.com.

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

Understanding Stroke
Family Caregiver Alliance offers an informative fact sheet to help caregivers when caring for stroke victims.

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.

Tobacco, Heart Disease and Stroke
This downloadable fact sheet details how tobacco use contributes to cardiovascular diseases worldwide.