Easton Hospital Offers New Cardiac Disease Support Group
(Easton, PA June 27, 2011) Easton Hospital is offering a new Cardiac Disease Support Group – Living Your Life with Cardiac Disease. The group meets the second Tuesday of each month from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. in Kroner Auditorium at Easton Hospital, 250 South 21st Street, Easton, Pa. The first class group meeting will be held on July 12.
Anyone with a history of cardiac disease is welcome to become part of the group. Family members, friends or caregivers are also encouraged to attend. Monthly meetings will focus on an open forum environment for members to become familiar with each other and share their stories and successes.
In addition, guest presenters will offer information on a variety of topics from heart disease and cardiac care to nutrition and stress relief.
Support group meetings are free. To reserve a spot, call Easton Hospital Cardio Pulmonary Rehabilitation at 610-250-4678 one week prior to the meeting.
Easton Hospital is a 254-bed, acute care teaching hospital serving more than 300,000 residents in Northampton County and the five surrounding counties in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Founded in 1890, the Hospital offers an active Emergency Department which sees more than 35,000 annual visits; an cardiac care program including an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society for Chest Pain Centers; a newly renovated Center for Orthopedics, Joint and Spine; a Bariatric Weight Loss program that has been designated a Center of Excellence in Bariatric Surgery; and the hospital’s Easton Regional Cancer Center which is a Fox Chase Cancer Center partner. In addition, the hospital maintains free-standing, fully-accredited residency training programs.