HEART HEALTH Presentation
The York Region Indian Seniors’ Club
Friday, January 23, 2015
3:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Bayview Hill Community Centre
114 Spadina Road, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 2Y9
Research has shown that people of South Asian descent are at greater risk of developing heart disease and stroke – and at a much earlier age – compared with other ethnic groups."South Asians Have the Power to Make Health Last." Heart and Stroke Foundation. N.p., n.d. Web.
For the second year OCSCO is partnering with the York Region Indian Senior’s Club for an interactive seminar series starting with a cardiovascular educational workshop.
The Hearth Health presentation on Friday, January 23, 2015 is an informative, interactive seminar lead by the Heart and Stroke Foundation's, South Asian Heart Health Ambassadors, Harjet Singh and Admiral Sohail Khan. Harjeet Singh is a certified Nutritionist and Admiral Khan is a survivor speaker and Volunteer with Toronto Rehab.
The HEART HEALTH presentation will address the following.
•Risk factors for cardiovascular disease.
•How to prevent heart disease and stroke.
•Warning signs for a heart attached or a stroke.
•Healthy living (physical activity and healthy diet) in a South Asian context.
The presentation will be in English and both Heart Health Ambassadors speak Hindi, Punjabi and Urdu. Interpretations can be provided where required.
The York Region Indian Seniors Club Educational Programming Series is an interactive seminar series for up to 60 attendees. Six seminars are scheduled for 2015 to take place on the third Friday of each month.
REGISTRATION: Please contact Mr. Raj Sethi at firstname.lastname@example.org or via telephone at 905-737-8380 to reserve your seat!