Stress management will be topic at Aug. 16 Heart Failure Group Meeting
ASHLAND, Ky. – Managing
– and reducing – stress is the topic of the August meeting of the Heart
Failure Support Group, sponsored by the Center for Heart Health of King’s
Daughters Heart and Vascular Center.
The Rev. Philip Duncan, chaplain with KDMC’s pastoral care
department, is the featured speaker. The Rev. Duncan will discuss managing the
daily stresses of life and its impact on overall health.
The Heart Failure Support Group meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday,
Aug. 16, in Conference Room 4, in the lower level of King’s Daughters Office
Park, 835 Central Ave. Meetings are free and open to all persons with heart
failure; families and caregivers; and other interested persons. RSVPs are
requested and may be made by calling (606) 408-6000.
Each meeting includes both a formal presentation and an
opportunity for members to share their experiences and help one another.
The next meeting of the group will take place Sept. 20.
Heart failure affects more than 5 million Americans with
about 550,000 new cases diagnosed annually, according to the U.S. Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention. While there is no known cure, the condition can
be managed through medication, lifestyle changes, education and support.
For more information
about King’s Daughters services for patients with heart failure, please call
the Center for Heart Health at (606) 408-6000 or (606) 408-6462. A physician
referral is not required.
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