Are you one of the 42 million women in the US living with or at risk for heart disease?

WomenHeart is here for you.

Join us today and get the support you deserve!

 

Am I having a heart attack?

Research indicates that women often times do not recognize the signs of a heart attack and therefore are not sure when to call 9-1-1. If you think you are having a heart attack, call 9-1-1 now. If you are looking for information about signs and symptoms of heart attacks in women, click here to learn more.

 

Celebrate American Heart Month with WomenHeart

American Heart Month is upon us! Join us by participating in our campaigns and programs for American Heart Month and African-American History Month!

  

WomenHeart and Burlington Stores heart health campaign

Join WomenHeart, Burlington Stores and Wendy Williams in the #HealthyHeartSelfie challenge to celebrate American Heart Month! Visit a Burlington store near you on February 5th for a free heart health screening and free heart health information from WomenHeart! Don’t forget to donate $1 or more at check-out at any Burlington store in February and March to support WomenHeart’s mission. Learn more about the WomenHeart and Burlington Stores 2016 campaign here! Read the press release in English or Spanish! 

I have heart disease. . . Now what?

After being diagnosed with heart disease, many women experience feelings of isolation and depression. Talking with someone who’s been there can make a difference in emotional recovery. WomenHeart has a unique model utilizing a series of peer to peer programs specifically designed to educate and support you each step of your heart health journey. Click here to learn how you can not only live with heart disease--you can thrive.

Virtual Support Network for Women Living with Afib

Register for WomenHeart’s Virtual Support Network for Women with AFib and their caregivers by visiting www.Healtheo360.com/groups! The WomenHeart Virtual Support Network is part of WomenHeart’s national patient and public education campaign about AFib and stroke risk in women and is designed to provide critical education and emotional support to women living with this condition. Read the press release and register today at www.Healtheo360.com/groups! As part of the campaign, WomenHeart has produced educational materials on AFib and stroke risk in women in English and Spanish.

Join the success of WomenHeart – become a member of the WomenHeart Society today

Join leaders in the field of women’s heart health as they – and you – help ensure that all women have access to prevention, early and accurate diagnosis, and proper treatment of heart disease through the mission of WomenHeart. As the nation’s most dynamic organization in women’s heart health, we now offer everyone the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of women. Join today!

 

New Women and Heart Failure Magazette, Brochure & Video Now Available

You can live with heart failure, but you need to make changes. Learn about living with heart failure by reading WomenHeart's new magazette in English or Spanish and WomenHeart's new brochure. Watch WomenHeart's new patient education video on heart failure in women!


First National Policy & Science Summit on Women’s Cardiovascular Health Provides Roadmap to Improve Diagnosis and Treatment of Leading Cause of Death in Women

Experts make policy recommendations to save women’s lives through critical examination of three key questions about cardiovascular prevention, diagnosis and treatment. Get the full story here.

 

WomenHeart Announces Class of 2015 WomenHeart Champions

WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is pleased to announce that 60 women living with heart disease graduated from the fall 2015 WomenHeart Science & Leadership Symposium at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota to become WomenHeart Champions – a national volunteer corps of women heart disease survivors trained as community educators, advocates and spokespersons to lead the fight against the leading cause of death in women – heart disease. The work of these women will change lives and communities by empowering women to take charge of their heart health. Click here for photos and complete story!

  

Celebrate National Cholesterol Education Month All Year!

National Cholesterol Education Month (September) extends all year when it comes to managing your blood cholesterol levels and taking care of your heart health! Download WomenHeart’s infographic on cholesterol and familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) in English and Spanish. Watch WomenHeart’s patient education video on cholesterol and FH. Learn about WomenHeart’s recommendations to improve the care of women who have high cholesterol and FH.

  

WomenHeart invites the Spanish speaking community to get involved with HeartScarves and SisterMatch

New Spanish language materials about these two popular patient support programs now available. Learn more about how you can be involved – HeartScarves and SisterMatch

 

New patient education materials now available for women!

New WomenHeart patient education materials available for women! Learn about how to take charge of your heart health, heart failure, heart valve disease, cholesterol, medication adherence, coronary artery disease in women and angina

 

WomenHeart Announces 8 National Hospital Alliance Membership Grant Recipients to Advance Women’s Heart Health in Underserved Communities

Hospitals to receive life-changing program for women living with heart disease
Thanks to a generous grant from the Edwards Lifesciences Foundation through its Every Heartbeat Matters initiative, WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease announced today that it has awarded eight National Hospital Alliance membership grants to hospitals in underserved communities to provide much-needed support and education to their women heart patients. Get the full story here.

 

Join the WomenHeart National Hospital Alliance

Bring WomenHeart resources to your hospital by joining the WomenHeart National Hospital Alliance, a partnership between WomenHeart and progressive hospitals committed to gender specific cardiovascular care, advancing women’s heart health, and saving women’s lives! Read about the National Hospital Alliance in Hospitals & Health Networks magazine!

Heart to Heart

 

Subscribe to Heart to Heart e-News!

Register for free to become a member of WomenHeart and every month you'll receive an advance copy of the new issue of Heart to Heart, our informative e-newsletter.  Sample the current issue here.

 

Support for women living with heart disease

Are you a woman living with heart disease that would like the support of other women living with heart disease? Check out these links for WomenHeart’s nationally available free patient support services – Support Networks, SisterMatch, HeartScarves, and online support community. Read WJLA-TV reporter Jennifer Donelan's blog posts about SisterMatch!

 

You've Got Heart Necklace Helps the Mission of WomenHeart

You've Got Heart NecklaceThis beautiful sterling silver heart and leather strand necklace from Silpada is a stylish way to show your support of women with heart disease. 
 
Silpada will donate $10 from every purchase of the necklace in 2015 to WomenHeart.
 
The "You've Got Heart" necklace is available for purchase on the Silpada website.  

 

Calendar

2/9/2016
WomenHeart of Nassau/Queens Group 2

2/9/2016
WomenHeart of Central Ohio- Support Network Meeting


Quick Links

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Partner with the WomenHeart National Hospital Alliance

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WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) patient advocacy organization with thousands of members nationwide, including women heart patients and their families, health care providers, advocates and consumers committed to helping women live longer, healthier lives. WomenHeart supports, educates and advocates on behalf of the 42 million American women living with, or at risk of heart disease. Our programs are made possible by donations, grants and corporate partnerships.

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