SCAD Survivor Goes Red for Heart Awareness

By: Denise Mayer, Survivor Ambassador, Guest Blogger My name is Denise Mayer, and I am a survivor! I’m a proud stay-at-home mom to 3 amazing children, my Yorkshire Terrier, Rudy, and am happily married to my husband, Craig, of 16 years. I enjoy spending a lot of time with my parents since we are very close as well as my [...]

By |February 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Story of Friendship and Heart

By Kimberly Egipciaco and Caitlin McAloon, Guest Bloggers  Kim's Story After ten years of being an active member of the American Heart Association in my home state of Connecticut, my husband and I moved to New Jersey.  I immediately felt like a fish out of water.  I had left my family, my friends, and those survivors who had impacted my [...]

By |February 5th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|1 Comment

Take Action on National Wear Red Day

One in three. That’s the price women pay for cardiovascular disease. While nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented, cardiovascular diseases continue to be a woman’s greatest health threat, claiming the lives of 1 in 3 women. That’s a third of mothers, sisters and friends. It’s time to change this fact. It’s time to be demanding when it [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Jersey Shore Leader Named Chairman of CycleNation New Jersey

The American Stroke Association, a division of the American Heart Association, recently announced Bob Gold, one of the world’s leading behavioral technologists and founder of GoMo Health, will chair CycleNationTM New Jersey scheduled for Sunday, April 7, 2019 at the Asbury Park Boardwalk in Asbury Park, NJ. CycleNation is the American Stroke Association’s newest event to revolutionize brain and heart [...]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Hospital Executive to Lead Garden State Go Red for Women Luncheon

The American Heart Association recently announced Regina Foley, PhD, MBA, RN, Chief Operating Officer, Hackensack Meridian Health Southern Ocean Medical Center, will serve as chair of the Garden State Go Red for Women Luncheon scheduled for Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the Palace at Somerset Park in Somerset, NJ. The Go Red for Women Luncheon is one of the premier [...]

By |January 18th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Stroke Survivor Leads Women Empowerment as Go Red for Women®Luncheon Chair

Cardiovascular diseases continue to be a woman’s greatest health threat, claiming the lives of one in three women each year, while 55,000 more females than males are affected by stroke each year.  On April 11, 2019, the Northern New Jersey Go Red for Women Luncheon will celebrate 10 years of creating awareness by sharing stories of survival, providing health tools [...]

Heart Healthy Resolutions for 2019

Are you thinking about making New Year’s resolutions for 2019? It’s the perfect time to reflect on our accomplishments from the past year and to set new goals for ourselves. Make a commitment to yourself for a healthier 2019 by making resolutions that are both attainable and good for your health. “Set yourself up for success this New Year by [...]

By |December 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment

Healthy Travel Tips for the Holiday Season

By Jenna Werner, Guest Blogger, Registered Dietitian at Happy Slim Healthy  Traveling is such a special & exciting thing. We get to get away for a few days (or more) explore a new place, relax & recharge and get out of our daily routines. All of this sounds amazing, until we realize that sometimes getting out of our routine can [...]

By |December 14th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Healthy Holiday Recipes

Dinner rolls, casseroles, pies – oh my! Our holiday dinners can be filled to the brim with unhealthy recipes. Then we try to commit to getting healthier in the New Year and often fall short. The earlier you start on your health goals, the more successful you will be! Healthy doesn’t necessarily mean giving up the foods you love. Just [...]

By |December 4th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Staying Warm With An Indoor Workout

The desire to stay in shape may start to lessen when the temperatures drop and all you want to do is stay inside snuggled by the fire. But don’t give up on your health goals just because winter is beginning to show its face! There are plenty exercises that can be done in the comfort of your own home so [...]

By |November 29th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments