Healthy Heart Day is a day-long event designed to help educate and support individuals concerned about heart disease in Thunder Bay. The day-long event, at the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre on River Street, will provide the registered participants with educational presentations and heart healthy programming to assist them in adopting healthier lifestyles in an effort to reduce heart disease in Northwestern Ontario. The initiative is a partnership between Northern Hearts, and the Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre. There are no fees to attend but registration is required.

Date: February 11, 2023,

Time: 9:30am- 3pm

Location: Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre, 700 River Street, Thunder Bay, Ontario

Register: Contact Corinne Graham– Thunder Bay 55 Plus Centre- 807- 684-3276

Presentations Include:

“Heart Health” by Dr. C. Lai, Cardiologist, Curans Heart Centre

“Managing your Heart Meds” by Natasha Loncarevic, Pharmacist, Shoppers Drug Mart McIntyre Centre

“Eating for a Healthier Heart” by Ivan Ho, Dietician, Thunder Bay District Health Unit

“Benefits of Exercise” by Katherine Chisholm, Registered Kinesiologist, TBRHSC

“EMS & Heart Disease: From Reactive to Proactive” by Jim Greenaway, Commander, Superior North EMS

“Being an Active Cardiac Survivor” by Frank Rizzuto, Volunteer, TBRHSC Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Program

Demonstrations

Exercise Session- Lisa Mork Geurts

Blood Pressure Clinic

Information Displays

Various health related organizations

Lunch included

 

For further information contact Lana Ryder-Methot, Program Coordinator, Northern Hearts northernhearts@tbaytel.net

or Corrine Graham, Thunder Bay 55Plus Centre 807-684- 3276

 

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