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Changing Hearts and Lives with Cardiac Rehabilitation

Heart Health

Join Adventist Health/Walla Walla General Hospital in celebrating the life-saving impact of cardiac rehab during National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. This week honors the role of cardiac rehabilitation in reducing the potentially devastating effects of heart disease, while improving quality of life for patients and their families.

Cardiac Rehab at WWGH is the only certified program in our area that provides a comprehensive approach for recovery to abundant health following a cardiovascular event,” says Anabel Facemire, MD, FACC, cardiologist at WWGH. “Our caring team brings a personalized approach to each patient, adapting each plan to the patient’s specific needs.”

Cardiac Rehabilitation team hopes to inspire you to begin changing your life one step at a time by leading a lunchtime “Heart to Sole” walk Monday–Friday, Feb. 15–19 at 12:30 p.m. starting in the WWGH Main Lobby. There will also be an information kiosk from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. with free blood pressure screenings, and a confidential heart disease risk assessment by Northwest Regional Heart & Vascular.

National Cardiac Rehabilitation Week coincides with both Valentine’s Day and American Heart Month in an effort to draw greater attention to heart health. This year’s focus, “Changing Lives One Heart at a Time,” honors the patients, families, and health care professionals who are dedicated to cardiac rehabilitation as a vehicle for a healthy lifestyle.

For more information about Cardiac Rehabilitation or to learn more about the referral process, call (509) 527-8070 or visit