Hos­pi­tal to host heart-healthy lun­cheon

The Register Citizen (Torrington, CT) - - COMMUNITY -

SHARON — In honor of Amer­i­can Heart Month, Sharon Hos­pi­tal will of­fer a community Lunch-andLearn event to dis­cuss car­dio­vas­cu­lar health, with a fo­cus on pre­ven­tion, de­tec­tion and treat­ment.

The no-cost, ed­u­ca­tional lun­cheon is from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wed­nes­day, Feb. 27, in the hos­pi­tal’s Board Con­fer­ence Room 2, 50 Hos­pi­tal Hill Road.

Par­tic­i­pants will en­joy a com­pli­men­tary, nutri­tious meal while hear­ing from car­di­ol­o­gist Dr. Ben­jamin Schae­fer of The Heart Cen­ter about risk fac­tors, ad­vanced treat­ments, blood pres­sure guide­lines and more.

“A well-bal­anced diet and ex­er­cise re­main key to good car­dio­vas­cu­lar health, but ad­vanced ther­a­pies and tech­nolo­gies of­fer pa­tients sev­eral op­tions to help man­age their heart health,” Schae­fer said.

The Heart Cen­ter, a di­vi­sion of Hud­son Val­ley Car­dio­vas­cu­lar Prac­tice, PC, is an af­fil­i­ate of Health Quest.

Reg­is­tra­tion is re­quired; no walk-ins. Seat­ing is lim­ited. To re­serve one, visit healthquest.org/ heartlunch or call 845-554-1734 (TTY: 1-800-842-9710).

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