Mended Hearts is a national nonprofit organization that has offered the gift of hope to heart disease patients, their families and caregivers for 60 years. Recognized for its role in facilitating a positive patient care experience, Mended Hearts offers services to heart patients through visiting programs, educational forums and support group meetings.
Join us: Meetings and educational forums are held the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 6pm at the Feinberg Pavilion, Conference Room B.
All are welcome. No registration is necessary.
2012-2013 Educational Programs
September 11 - A 30 Year Perspective on Cardiac Surgery, Patrick McCarthy, MD
October 9 - Nutrition for Cardiovascular Health, Holly Herrington, MS, RD, LDN
November 13 - Stress Management for Cardiovascular Health, Gail Osterman, PhD
December 11 - Devices Used in the Care of the Cardiac Patient, Rod Passman, MD
January 15 - Quality of Life Research in Cardiovascular Disease, Kathleen Grady, PhD
February 12 - Dental Care in the Cardiac Patient, William Friedrich, DDS
March 12 - 17 Years with a Heart Transplant, Bruce Roberts
April 9 - Stroke Prevention, Vicki Fahey, RN, MSN
May 14 - Addressing the Health of the Care Giver, Robert Bonow, MD
Contact us for further information or visit: www.mendedhearts.org
Visiting Program Volunteer Opportunity
If you are interested in becoming a Mended Hearts volunteer doing patient visitation, please contact Janet Syverson, Manager of Volunteer Services at Northwestern Memorial Hospital at 312-926-2070.
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