The “Healthier Heart for Life” program is designed for people within the Fraser Health Authority area who have had a recent heart attack, bypass surgery, angioplasty, angina or heart failure and for those who are at risk for developing heart disease. Participants meet with a team of professionals and discuss issues essential for heart health. No fee or physician referral is required (for education purposes only).
Chapter of BC Heart and Stroke Foundation. Education and Information regarding local programs and support groups. Hours: Monday – Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm.
This program of the Heart and Stroke Foundation is designed to encourage people to participate in regular physical activity by walking. For a small membership fee, there are many motivational rewards and incentives including pins, certificates, and an annual branded product. Hours are dependent on each walking club, though walks usually occur sometime in the morning. This is a great form of adding social physical activity in your community. For more information or to find club locations, please visit www.heartandstroke.bc.ca/heartsinmotion.
Toll Free: 1-888-473-4636 ext. 8032
Live Well Exercise Clinic is a valuable and unique experience for every individual who participates in our program. Our team of physicians, exercise physiologists, nurses and other healthcare professionals will help you become a healthier you. The LIVE WELL program offers exercise, nutrition, and health education. Our clinic is founded on making small changes that have a great impact on the quality of your daily life. We believe that exercise is medicine and as such our participants can benefit by lowering blood pressure, lowering cholesterol, reducing depression, losing weight, improving blood sugars, reducing stress and anxiety, and improving balance, strength and stamina. We are real people helping real people live fuller, healthier lives. Program cost is paid monthly. (Approx $25 per session).
Designed for individuals with heart disease or who are at risk for heart disease, this program provides the knowledge and skills to make the necessary lifestyle changes on the road to rehabilitation. A physician’s referral is required.
Registration/Intake Assessment fee: $ 25.00, Monitored Exercise Fee: $100.00 per month for four months, 8 sessions 2 times a week. Intro class is free for anyone. The intake class is 1-1/2 hours and is one on one with a cardiac nurse. Offer free cardiac education classes as well.
Contact for meeting times. Offers speech and exercise therapy.
Program designed for individuals recovering from a stroke. Meetings are held every Thursday, from 10:00 – 12:00 pm with 2 speech therapy and physiotherapy sessions.