THIS IS A HEART TALK ;)

IT IS AMERICAN HEART MONTH

 

 

In honor of American Heart Month, our office is raising awareness of the dangers of heart disease. We want your heart to smile, too.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease.

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The good news? Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to create opportunities for people to make healthier choices.

Make a difference in your community: Spread the word about strategies for preventing heart disease and encourage people to live heart healthy lives.

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How can American Heart Month make a difference?

We can use this month to raise awareness about heart disease and how people can prevent it — both at home and in the community.

Here are just a few ideas:

  • Encourage families to make small changes, like using spices to season their food instead of salt.

  • Motivate teachers and administrators to make physical activity a part of the school day. This can help students start good habits early.

  • Ask doctors and nurses to be leaders in their communities by speaking out about ways to prevent heart disease.

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YOU ARE NOT ALONE

Making heart healthy choices is easier with the support of others. Join the #OurHearts movement!!

Research shows that having social support makes being heart healthy easier. Whether at work, at home, in your community, or online, #OurHearts celebrates the power and strength of acting together to be heart healthy. 


YOU CAN DONATE & WIN.

When you donate to the American Heart Association at our front desk, you will join our growing ribbon installation. We are so excited to show the power of our community’s generosity. We are proud that our city takes action to save lives. Come donate this month, and besides joining our ribbon installation you will get a change to win big on our heart health hopscotch!

Jody Johnston