The Beat Goes On

Myocardial Infarction

Our The Beat Goes On program helps residents feel better. After a heart related incident most people are scared. We try to help them past the fear, and slowly get them moving again to regain their strength. We offer practical advice for heart-healthy eating and ways to change their lifestyle.

Program highlights

  • Encourage regular exercise

  • Relaxation techniques to reduce stress

  • Define a heart healthy diet

  • Emphasize taking medication as directed

  • Methods to stop smoking

  • Weight loss discussions

  • High blood pressure and cholesterol