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Happening Now: Woodson Regional Library’s “Love Your Heart” Workshop

Happening Today!!! Check out the Woodson Regional Library’s new program “Love Your Heart.” Held the first Friday of every month from 10 AM – 3 PM, this event will offer attendees free blood pressure screenings and educational workshops on heart health.

LULAC Hosts Cafecito on Heart Disease in the Latino Community

Did you know that there is a correlation between heart disease and dementia? Join LULAC (The League of United Latin American Citizens), and panelists as they discuss heart disease within the Latino community, and the need for better understanding of Latino health through participation in health research. Panelists include: Yeletza Solano and Marga Medina fromContinue reading “LULAC Hosts Cafecito on Heart Disease in the Latino Community”

Take Care of Your Heart!

You probably know that heart health is important as you grow older. But did you know that doing 30 minutes of physical activity on most or all days of the week can help keep your heart healthy? There are many other ways that you can help take care of your heart. You can: Follow aContinue reading “Take Care of Your Heart!”

Tips on Keeping Your Heart Healthy as You Age

Keep your heart healthy as you get older by: Being more physically active. Talk with your doctor about the type of activities that would be best for you. Move every day, even just for 10 minutes at a time (or less!). Start by doing activities you enjoy—brisk walking, dancing, bowling, bicycling, or gardening. Get more ideas on howContinue reading “Tips on Keeping Your Heart Healthy as You Age”