Heart & Stroke Resources

  • How Companionship Can Improve Heart Health for Seniors

    How Companionship Can Improve Heart Health for Seniors | As we age, the importance of companionship and social support becomes surprisingly even more important for senior heart health. Seniors are at a higher risk of heart disease due to natural aging processes but did you know that loneliness and isolation

  • Companionship is good for the heart

    It is no secret that social isolation is a growing problem, especially with quarantine still in effect across most of Canada. Currently many seniors are struggling with loneliness and isolation. Having quality connections and social supports can increase happiness and longevity.

  • 4 healthy habits to kick-start your new year

    With the holidays behind us and summer a few short months ahead, now is the perfect time to incorporate healthy habits into our routine to kick-start the new year. Continue reading for 4 healthy habits that can lead to a healthier you!

  • Get help with stroke care

    If your loved one recently had a stroke, it is important to remember that rehabilitation is a vital aspect of recovery as it helps stroke survivors learn new ways of performing tasks that will help compensate for any residual damage.

  • 3 steps that can save a life

    November is Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Awareness Month. CPR is an emergency procedure that can help restore blood flow to someone who is suffering from a cardiac arrest (heart attack). It is important to act quickly once you see the signs of a cardiac arrest.

  • Are you having a stroke? Learn about stroke awareness

    Statistics show that up to 80% of premature heart disease and stroke is preventable by adopting healthy behaviours and catching signs and symptoms early on. It’s important to learn the warning signs of a stroke so you can act fast to help yourself or a loved one.

  • Show your heart some love

    Your heart beats approximately 100,000 times per day and is arguably the hardest working muscle in your body. This Heart Month, we look at 5 ways you can make healthy lifestyle choices. Here are tips on how you can show your heart some love.

  • Know the signs of a heart attack

    Last week we highlighted some important facts about heart disease. This week we will look at the common signs of a heart attack.

  • Today is not just Valentine's Day .....

    Today is not just Valentine's Day, it's also Heart Month. To celebrate, we wanted to share with you some interesting facts about the hardest working muscle in your body - your heart.