For more information contact Miya Gary:
Phone: 219 844-2698 Ext. 104
H.E.A.R.T. — Healthy Eating, Active living, Reduce stress, and Test your numbers
Eating Smart, Being Active Classes
6 Sessions Include:
- Get Moving!
- Plan, Shop, $ave
- Fruit & Veggies: Half Your Plate
- Make Half Your Grains Whole
- Go Lean with Protein
- Build Strong Bones
- Make a Change
- Celebrate! Eat Smart and Be Active
What is the HEART Program?
Community Health Worker will communicate with client in home, office or other location to check BP, weight and BMI and provide education on: know your numbers, low sodium diet, move more, eat healthy, proper rest, etc., provide appropriate referrals and encourage participation in Eating Healthy, Being Active classes.
HEALTHVISIONS MIDWEST RECEIVES GRANT FROM ASTRAZENECA HEALTHCARE FOUNDATION TO IMPROVE HEART HEALTH AND ADVANCE HEALTH EQUITY
Hammond, IN, Sept. 29, 2021 – Today on World Heart Day, HealthVisions Midwest was named one of seven innovative, community-based nonprofit organizations to receive a grant from the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation to address cardiovascular disease, a leading cause of death in the nation. The $149,676 year-two grant will provide continued support for HEART program, launched in 2020.
The grant is part of the AstraZeneca HealthCare Foundation’s Connections for Cardiovascular Health (CCH)SM Next Generation program, now in its second year, which aims to improve heart health in the US, particularly among historically disregarded and underserved populations, through tailored approaches that best meet the needs of local communities.
“Our goal is to empower individuals to make lifestyle changes that lower their risk for cardiovascular disease and lead to better health,” said Michael Coleman, Director. “The Connections for Cardiovascular HealthSM Next Generation grant will help us break down health disparities and improve heart health for those most in need.