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WomenHeart @ Work 

Promote Heart Health @ Work

We invite you to give your employees the gift of heart health education!

  A healthy workplace is a productive workplace. Providing your employees with health and wellness programs can have a positive impact on your company's bottom line. Heart disease has a tremendous impact on business. It costs the United States $108.9 billion each year in health care services, medications, and lost productivity. More than a quarter of Americans (27%) are living with heart disease, and 30% of adults have high blood pressure.


WomenHeart @ Work
WomenHeart @ Work (W@W)
is WomenHeart’s workplace-based heart health outreach initiative to raise heart health awareness where so many Americans put their hearts every day—the workplace. WomenHeart @ Work bridges the gap between individual health and workplace productivity, providing employees with a basic understanding of heart health!

 

The Impact of Heart Disease
A WomenHeart @ Work presentation offers important information for employees — both women and men — and covers key things they should know in order to take charge of their heart health at work and home. Employees attending a WomenHeart @ Work event will walk away knowing how to take charge of their heart health at work and home. Employees will learn about: Red Bag of Courage

  • signs and symptoms of a heart disease
  • key risks factors associated with heart disease
  • necessary lifestyle changes to reduce risk    


Attendees also receive a WomenHeart Red Bag of Courage®, a gift sized tote containing heart health educational materials. A WomenHeart @ Work engagement consists of a presentation and/or information booth at an employee wellness fair led by a local WomenHeart Champion, a woman heart disease survivor trained as a women’s heart health educator and advocate. WomenHeart Champions are the “boots on the ground” in the fight against heart disease, and each is equipped with a powerful personal story to share with your employee audience.

 

A survey of W@W audiences found the following:

  • 91% reported that the information presented was new for them.
  • 96% reported that the presentation improved their knowledge of heart disease risk factors and how to detect a heart attack.
  • 100% stated that they will take steps to improve their heart health, such as eating better, exercising more, and developing ways to manage stress.

                    

Schedule a WomenHeart @ Work Presentation today! 

To schedule a WomenHeart @ Work presentation at your worksite, please complete the WomenHeart @ Work Event Request Form.

WomenHeart will match your company with a presenter in your area who will work with you to design a presentation that fits the needs of your company. We look forward to seeing you at work!

For more information, please contact the Patient Volunteer Programs & Services Team at 202-728-7199.            

 

  

 

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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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WomenHeart: The National Coalition for Women with Heart Disease is a founding partner of The Heart Truth Red Dress campaign. The Heart Truth and Red Dress are trademarks of HHS.