Heart & Stroke Resources

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Heart Disease 101: Know the facts

    Heart disease is the second leading cause of death among Canadians after cancer. As February is Heart Month, we wanted to spread the “love” by sharing these important facts about heart disease.

  • Are you prepared to save a life?

    Learning CPR is easy and inexpensive. The short time it takes to learn CPR could make a real difference to someone’s life. Since most cardiac arrests happen at home, you could be saving the life of a friend or family member.

  • These are the signs of a heart attack

    The longer blood supply is cut off from the heart, the more damage a heart attack can be. If you act quickly enough, a life can be saved.