Upcoming events for American Heart Month
To celebrate American Heart Month, Spartanburg Regional is offering virtual and in-person educational events and screenings to provide education and support heart health. For more information on all events, visit SpartanburgRegional.com/Events.
National Wear Red Day
Join us by wearing RED for the American Heart Association’s signature women’s initiative. This is a great way to increase women’s heart-health awareness, serve as a catalyst to change and improve the lives of women globally.
Cooking for Heart
Various cooking skills will be demonstrated live during two virtual events in celebration of Heart Month.
Feb. 9 from 6-7 p.m.
This Cooking with Cardiology event will be hosted by two very special guests. Join Dr. Jason Rousseau, DO, and his wife Ashley Rousseau, RN, as they prepare seared salmon with roasted vegetables. Don’t miss it. Register here.
Feb. 22 from noon-1 p.m.
Virtual Veg Edge and Cooking with Cardiology will feature Tracey Coleman who works as a nurse practitioner in the SRHS Heart Failure Clinic. Tracy will show us how to prepare a delicious, heart-healthy bowl. Register here.
Feb. 6 from 11 a.m.-noon
Aspens at Verdae
Registered dietitian, Kerri Stewart, will share steps to take control of your cholesterol during this interactive educational session. Blood pressure screenings will be offered before the event from 10-11 a.m. Register here.
Community Blood Pressure Screening
Feb. 7 from 9-11 a.m.
Eastside Family YMCA
Pelham Medical Center is partnering with the Eastside Family YMCA in Greenville to offer a free blood pressure screening. In addition to getting your blood pressure checked, you will receive a tracking card to help you keep up with your numbers. You will receive education on what the numbers mean, as well as ways to avoid or control high blood pressure. Register here.
Community Blood Pressure Screenings
Feb. 13 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Feb. 27 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.
Senior Action of Greenville
Pelham Medical Center is partnering with Senior Action of Greenville to offer two free blood pressure screenings. In addition to getting your blood pressure checked, you will receive a tracking card to help you keep up with your numbers. You will receive education on what the numbers mean, as well as ways to avoid or control high blood pressure. Register here for the Feb. 13 event or here for the Feb. 27 event.
Feb. 15 from noon-1 p.m.
Spartanburg Regional Heart Wellness Center
When it comes to heart problems, unless you have been there, it’s hard to understand the effect they can have on your life. Cardiac Connection is a monthly support group for people of all ages who have experienced a cardiovascular event. People who have had a heart attack, heart surgery or stroke are invited to join, along with those at high risk of a heart attack.
This month we will host an open house where you can learn more about upcoming topics in 2023 and have a chance to win prizes. Topics and speakers vary by month. Register here.
A New Model of Heart Care
Feb. 21 from noon-1 p.m.
Gibbs Cancer Center – Pelham
Education and special medical attention can keep someone with heart failure out of the hospital and help them live a more active and healthy life. If you are living with heart failure, or know someone who is, learn more about our Heart Failure Clinic and the programs it offers at this free event. Register here.
Heart Health B.A.S.I.C.S.
Feb. 23 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Spartanburg Regional Heart Wellness Center
This is your one-stop shop for heart health where you will get real talk from the experts. Join us at the Spartanburg Regional Heart Wellness Center to learn more about your heart and how to get, or stay, heart healthy!
You will have the opportunity to:
- Have your blood pressure checked.
- Receive a blood pressure tracking card so you can keep up with your numbers.
- Speak with a nurse about your blood pressure and ask questions about medication, prevention and more.
- Receive take-home educational materials about heart health.
- Discuss heart-healthy nutrition with a registered dietician.
- Learn how to practice mindfulness – a proven technique for reducing blood pressure.
- Meet with an exercise physiologist about heart-healthy exercise and take a tour of the gym.
Heart Health B.A.S.I.C.S represents:
- BP- know your numbers
- Adopt a medication schedule
- Salt reduction
- Identify your risks…
- Cardiovascular exercise
- Stress management
Don’t miss this opportunity! Register here.