Women's Heart Health

AngioScreen

Knowing your risk for heart disease and stroke can go a long way toward prevention. Start with AngioScreen®, a comprehensive heart and vascular test from Meridian Health. In just 15 minutes, this simple, non-invasive screening will help identify your risk for heart disease and stroke, so you can take charge of a heart-healthy life. For upcoming AngioScreen dates and locations, visit www.hackensackmeridianhealth.org/AngioEvents  or call 1-855-785-8552.


Heart Month Special Events

Cooking with Heart

In celebration of American Heart Month, Hackensack Meridian Health is kicking off a series of fun and engaging cooking events providing expert advice, healthy tips, cooking demo and samples, and the latest recipes to keep you heart healthy all year long.

February 7, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Ocean Medical Center
East Wing Conference Center

February 14 | Noon - 1 p.m.
HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness, Powered by the Giants
87 Route 17 North, Maywood

Call 551-996-2038 or email HARP@hackensackmeridian.org to register.

February 15, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Riverview Medical Center
Booker Community Room

February 22, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Jersey Shore University Medical Center
Lance Auditorium

February 28, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meridian Fitness & Wellness Hazlet

For more information or to register for any of the above dates, please call 1-800-560-9990.


Matters of the Heart

Learn about chronic heart failure, how self-care can save lives, medication strategies and more. Light lunch will be served. To register, call 1-888-612-2156.

February 7, Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Hackensack Meridian Health Village
Jackson Conference Center


Joyful Heart Tea

Join Christina Lusk-Caceres, D.O., as she discusses how to keep your heart healthy while enjoying heart-healthy delights, tea tasting and demonstration by David’s Tea. For more information or to register, please call 1-800-560-9990.

February 19, Noon - 1 p.m.
Meridian Community Resource Center at Freehold Raceway Mall


The Rhythm of Your Heart

Riple Hansalia, M.D., will discuss the different signs and symptoms of heart rhythm disorders and treatment options available. For more information or to register, please call 1-800-560-9990.

February 21, 6 to 7 p.m.
Riverview Medical Center
Navesink River Conference Suite


Cooking for Health and Wellness: The Dash Diet
Join Sylva Takvorian, M.D., and learn tips on how to cook to keep your heart healthy.

February 16
Noon to 1 p.m.

HackensackUMC Fitness & Wellness, Powered by the Giants
87 Route 17 North, Maywood

Call 551-996-2038 or email HARP@hackensackmeridian.org to register.


Women and Heart Disease

Learn how heart disease affects women differently than men, including signs, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

February 16, 2 - 3 p.m.
Hackensack Meridian Health Village, Jackson

For more information or to register for any of the above dates, please call 1-800-DOCTORS.


Keeping Up the Beat

Learn the effect of high blood pressure and cholesterol on heart disease. This program also helps people identify lifestyle changes and explains the importance of prevention.

February 28 | 1 - 2 p.m.
Fort Lee Library
320 Main Street

Call 551-996-2038 or email HARP@hackensackmeridian.org to register.

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