Northern Hearts’ mission is to promote healthy lifestyles in an effort to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Northern Hearts organizes a number of events in Thunder Bay throughout the year in an effort to educate and engage individuals on heart health and healthy lifestyles in an effort to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Promoting Healthy Living
Northern Hearts provides resources on healthy living to support and encourage individuals to adopt healthy lifestyles and reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease.
Heart Attack and Stroke
Learn the symptoms of heart attack and stroke and what actions to take if you suspect you may be suffering from them.
Northern Hearts is a non-profit charity whose mission is to promote healthy lifestyles in an effort to reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease in Thunder Bay and throughout Northwestern Ontario.
A healthy heart requires a healthy lifestyle and healthy lifestyle choices.
At Northern Hearts our Goal is to:
- Decrease the incidence of cardiac disease
- Promote healthy lifestyle choices to reduce the risk of cardiac disease
- Provide educational and practical tools for individuals impacted by cardiac disease in an effort to slow down the progression of disease and to have a better lifestyle
- Create a community environment for people with cardiac disease to share and support each other
Dr Chris Lai is renowned/prominent Thunder Bay cardiologist.
He is a visionary physician leader, recognized for spearheading the implementation of numerous advancements in local cardiovascular service delivery. He leads and advises diverse interest groups, including First Nations communities, to promote healthy lifestyles through education. He engages health educators and researchers to advance knowledge in cardiovascular disease management and partners with leading institutions to bring services close to patients.
Watch for his articles with information and resources relevant to cardiac care in Thunder Bay and Northwestern Ontario.