Education and Support

Love Your Heart 

HeartSafe Online Risk Assessment

Area residents are encouraged to discover their risk of heart disease and learn how to lower this risk from the privacy of home. Click here to complete a free, online questionnaire to determine your risk of heart disease. You will receive an immediate score and information to help evaluate your present condition.

Preventive Health and Wellness Screenings – No Appointment Needed!

Lakeland offers convenient, affordable screenings for blood pressure, cholesterol, osteoporosis, and body composition analysis.

First on Fridays
First Friday of the month from 7:00 to 10:00 a.m.
Inside the Niles-Buchanan YMCA at
Lakeland Rehabilitation Services, Niles

Walk-In Wednesdays
First Wednesday of the month from 7:30 to 11:30 a.m.
Center for Outpatient Services, St. Joseph

Eating Right for a Healthy Heart

Learn how better food habits can help reduce your risk of heart disease and stroke. A registered dietitian will provide tips on following the American Heart Association’s eating plan. A 24-hour advance registration is requested. A minimum of six participants is needed for class to be held. To register, call (269) 556-2808 or (866) 260-7544.

Live Well with Heart Failure

This free class explains the causes and symptoms of heart failure and why your heart isn’t pumping as well as it should. You’ll learn new daily routines for managing this chronic disease and how to take control of your health. Preregistration is required; call (269) 556-2808 or (866) 260-7544.

MyHealth Matters

You are the most important member of your healthcare team, and you should have all the information you need. MyHealth Matters by Emmi® helps to answer your questions and make you feel more at ease. Watch a series of free, animated online programs that walk you through important information about:

  • Common Questions after a Heart Attack
  • Coronary Artery Disease
  • Diabetes - Type 2
  • High Cholesterol or Triglycerides
  • Hypertension
  • Lifestyle Changes after a Heart Attack
  • Medications after a Heart Attack
  • Thinking About Quitting Smoking
Ready to get started? Go to:
Enter Code: HEART
Truven 2017

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