L+M to hold women’s cardiac health and wellness event

New London - Taking Charge of Your Heart Health, a women’s cardiac health and wellness event, will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 in Baker Auditorium at Lawrence + Memorial Hospital.

One-third of women ages 40 to 60 have a modifiable risk factor for heart disease, which remains the number one cause of death among women. This program emphasizes the need for women to understand risk factors and take charge of their health. The program will include nutrition tips from Registered Dietician MaryAnn Nash, an exercise demonstration and helpful tips to help women learn to lower their risk of heart disease.

Cardiologist Dr. Valerie Popkin and neurologist Dr. Neer Zeevi will lead a panel discussion and answer questions.

This program is free, but space is limited. For reservations, call (860) 444.3764.


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