February is American Heart Month, a socially engaging initiative designed to encourage people to stay heart healthy together. How can you get involved? Fill more of your free time with heart-healthy social activities, share and prepare healthy recipes and support your friends and family’s healthy habit goals. 



Heart-Forward Spotlights 

Are you interested in teaching people in your community how to make healthy food, nutrition and lifestyle choices? Volunteer to be an American Heart Association Healthy for Life Facilitator.


If you can cook healthy food for others, earn some lettuce as a Personal Chef.


If you with a whistle and a clipboard sound about right, set a great example and be a Youth Coach.



Keys to Health

What’s the goal of staying healthy? “To enjoy the people around us, to have good memories to share, to feel secure and good about ourselves. Health is about so much more than a pill or a check-up.” Read more from health coach and Amava Member, Kris Jackson…



True Stories: From Doctor to Nutrition Educator

Get to know Jeanne Rosner, a Pediatric Anesthesiologist who educates students in middle school and high school about the importance of eating food closest to the source, making good food choices and eating in a balanced and moderate way. Read more



“A heart is not judged by how much you love; but by how much you are loved by others.” L. Frank Baum, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz