Running head: COMMUNITY RESOURCES
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Healthcare organizations are integral in communities as they work in a way that promotes
a healthy community in that they are liable for the health of the communities as well as enabling
people to stay healthy. The healthcare organizations not only provide acute care only but, present
various programs that have been piloted towards addressing the health needs of the community.
To be specific, these programs manage the basic needs like shelter, education, and housing, to
champion for a healthier lifestyle, contain the obstacles to health screening as well as needed
care. In conjunction with creating opportunities for people to advance their lives. Similarly, to
healthcare organizations, various community resources have been designed to advance the wellbeing of an individual. For example, some of these resources have been presenting insightful
information to the community and by accessing their information, it has been possible for people
to maintain healthier lives as they have realized the need of being screened regularly (Nishimura
et al., 2017). That said, this paper deliberates about the American Heart Association and its role
in improving the health of the local community.
Promoting Public Health and Safety Improvements through Organization Mission and
Prior to the development of the American Health Association (AHA), people vulnerable
to heart disease felt, that life was no longer meaningful to them as they were predestined to
imminent death. Nevertheless, various social workers, as well as physicians, did not embrace the
idea and so, they thought of coming up wi...
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