Heart Health Classes 2021 - Class 270

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Several times a year Island Heart to Heart presents a program of seven classes, providing you and your partner or friend with information on a variety of topics related to heart health.  For the foreseeable future, all classes will be held via Zoom


To register, or for additional information, contact the Coordinator at 778-678-8423


or via email at islandhearttoheart@telus.net





  • Your Heart and How it Works ​

  • How your heart functions

  • Heart problems and their treatment

  • How to reduce your risk factors for heart disease

Heart-Healthy Nutrition

  • Diet and how it affects heart disease

  • How you can control cholesterol and reduce fat in your diet

  • Shopping Heart Smart™

  • Healthy eating away from home

Physical Activity

  • The effects and benefits of physical activity on the heart

  • Adapting an exercise program to fit you and your lifestyle


  • Medications common to people with heart disease

  • Side effects and their relief

  • Tips on organizing and storing medication

Psychosocial Aspects

  • How to manage your feelings and emotions

  • How to cope and adapt to lifestyle changes

  • Resuming sexual activity


  • The effects of stress on the heart

  • Identifying stress and stressful situations

  • Methods to manage and reduce stress

Mondays and Thursdays