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Heart Health Session #2 - Numbers that Matter
Heart Health Session #2 - Numbers that Matter

Sat, Oct 21


Shelburne Community Center

Heart Health Session #2 - Numbers that Matter

Join us for our second Heart Health Event – Numbers That Matter, where we'll explore the critical numbers that impact your heart health. This event will feature informative sessions, health screenings, interactive activities, and expert speakers. Learn more and RSVP below! (Space is Limited)

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Time & Location

Oct 21, 2023, 10:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Shelburne Community Center, 2730 Washington St, Roxbury, MA 02119, USA

About the event

Event Overview

"Numbers That Matter" is a heart health awareness event aimed at educating participants about the importance of monitoring key cardiovascular health metrics. The event will feature informative sessions, health screenings, interactive activities, and expert speakers.

Take control, live longer, and thrive. Your heart matters – check your numbers today for a brighter, healthier tomorrow!

Date: October 21, 2023

Time: 10:30am - 1:30pm

Venue: Shelburne Community Center 

2730 Washington Street 

Boston, MA

Proposed Schedule

Registration and Welcome - [10:30 AM - 11:00 AM]

  • MGH Health Van
  • Registration Desk Opens
  • Welcome and Registration Materials Distribution
  • Blood pressure screening

Opening Session [11:00 AM - 11:10 AM] - Dorothea Jones, President, ULEM Guild & Ronald Lammy, President, Elder Health Disparities Coalition

  • Introduction to the Event
  • Importance of Monitoring Cardiovascular Health Metrics and Elder Health Disparities
  • Overview of the Day's Schedule

Session 1: "Understanding Your Heart Health Numbers" [11:15 AM - 11:30 PM] - Mass. General Brigham Health Van

  • Exploring Blood Pressure, Cholesterol, and Glucose Levels
  • Role of Each Metric in Heart Health
  • Tips for Maintaining Healthy Numbers

Session 2: "Long Covid and Your Heart Health" [11:35 PM - 12:15  PM] - Oyere Onuma M.D., Cardiologist, Mass. General Brigham 

  • Effects of Long Covid in our community
  • Nutrition and Long Covid
  • Physical Activity and Exercise Guidelines
  • Stress Management Techniques

Session 3: Advocating for your Health [12:20 - 12:50] - Brandon Ransom M.S.. Nutritionist, Include Heart 

  • Health Advocacy Toolkit
  • Advocacy throughout the Lifespan
  • Health Advocacy Mastermind Activity 

Session 4: Easy Yoga Movement [12:55 PM - 1:20]

Closing Remarks and Raffle Draw - [1:25 PM - 1:30 PM]

  • Recap of the Day's Highlights
  • Raffle Draw for Prizes and Giveaways
  • Thanking Participants, Speakers, and Sponsors

Event Conclusion [1:25 PM]

  • Event Concludes
  • Distribution of Informational Materials and Resources

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