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The Beat Goes On Heart Health Series


  • Jordan Prosper, Health Promoter
  • 705-324-7323 ext 301
  • @jprosper@ccckl.ca
  • 65 Melbourne St. W., Lindsay

A free monthly information and resources series to better inform and engage individuals living with, or looking to prevent, cardiac conditions.

Are you living with or looking to prevent a heart condition? Are you looking for more information about the heart, including what local resources are available and tips on how to live with your condition? The Beat Goes On heart series is designed to bring local residents the most up-to-date and relevant information about heart conditions, plus give them an opportunity to ask questions to experts in the field. 

The free monthly series takes place at Community Care Village Housing, 65 Melbourne St. W. in Lindsay (parking at the back of the building). Each session is 1:30 to 3 p.m., last Tuesday of the month. 

The series is the collaborative effort of health experts from Community Care, Ross Memorial Hospital, the CKL Family Health Team and Kawartha North Family Health Team. 

 

2017 Schedule of Presentations: 

Jan. 31 - Client Experience. Guest speaker: Angie Burke, stroke survivor. 

Feb. 28 - Medications and Supplements. Guest speaker: Beth Syvret, pharmacist. 

March 28 - Stress and Depression. Guest speaker: Jennifer Archer, outreach worker. 

April 25 - Mindfulness and Meditation. Guest speaker: Lorraine Gregson, social worker. 

May 30 - Importance of Sleep Management. Guest speaker: Cindy Billiaert, respiratory therapist. 

June 27 - Defibrillators and CPR - Exploring the Basics. Guest speaker: From Emergency Medical Services (EMS). 

Sept. 26 - Exercise for Heart Health. Guest speaker: Sue Evans, physiotherapist. 

Oct. 31 - Diabetes and Heart Disease. Guest speaker: From the Diabetic Education Team. 

Nov. 28 - Heart Healthy Eating. Guest speaker: Lauren Gogol, CCCKL Registered Dietitian.