Heart Niagara

Contact Details
Office Phone 905-358-5552
Fax 905-358-6033
E-Mail info@heartniagara.com
Website www.heartniagara.com
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Primary Contact Karen Stearne, Executive Director; Phone: 905-358-5552 ext 107; Email: karen.stearne@heartniagara.com
Alternate Contact Jo-Anne Gale, Office Manager; Phone: 905-358-5552 ext 102
Volunteer Coordinator Terra Pasco, Program & Fund Development, Kids Programming Coordinator; Phone: 905-358-5552 ext 118; Email: terra.pasco@heartniagara.com
Primary Executive Sheila Hosking, Board Chair; Phone: 905-358-5552 ext 107
Alternate Executive Dr Stafford Dobbin, Founder and Medical Director; Phone: 905-356-2236 ext 231; Email: info@heartniagara.com
Site Details
Areas Served Niagara Region
Located In Community Niagara Falls
Address & Map
4635B Queen St
Niagara Falls, ON L2E 2L7
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Intersection St Lawrence Ave and Queen St
Service and Access Details
Description (Service) Provides a number of programs to the community: 
CARDIOPULMONARY RESUSCITATION (CPR), AED AND FIRST AID TRAINING: contracts to provide CPR and First Aid Training services to organizations. For information call 905-358-5552 x 102. 
HEALTHY HEART SCHOOLS PROGRAM: primary prevention program provides grade nine students with information about their individual heart health profiles to guide them toward making responsible decisions (in partnership with Niagara Region Public Health, the various local school boards, Brock University, and Sick Kids History Childhood Obesity Research Team) * within a five day teaching block, the program provides: measurements of fitness, height, weight, blood pressure, total cholesterol and CPR training * provides the opportunity to present information on reducing the risk factors of heart disease to every person in the Niagara Region at least once in their lives. For information call 905-358-5552 x 111. 
CORPORATE WELLNESS PROGRAMS: corporate health services provide employers with the education and tools to create a healthy and energetic work culture. For information and rates call 905-358-5552 x 112. 
PUBLIC ACCESS DEFIBRILLATION (PAD) PROGRAM: a team with background in pre-hospital care provides quality assurance in maintaining PAD programs * provides defibrillation training and advocates for timely access to defibrillation throughout Niagara. For information call 905-358-5552 x 102. 
HEALTHY DAILY LIVING PROGRAM (HDL): prevent and reduce future risk of heart disease * manage diabetes better * reduce risk of more heart problems for people who have had angina, a heart attack, by-pass surgery, heart failure or a history of heart disease * improve good cholesterol * change lifestyle choices * offers a variety of workshops as well as risk reduction services such as: clinical assessment for risk of heart disease * Intervention to help quit smoking, lower blood pressure, improve cholesterol and blood sugars * fitness: reviewing personal risk score and fitness to choose an activity plan based on one's cardiovascular risk level * (Fee charged) For information call 905-358-5552 x 118. 
DIAGNOSTIC PROGRAM: provides stress and echos, holter monitoring, loops and blood pressure monitors by physician referral only. For information call 905-358-5552 x 104. 
SMOKING CESSATION PROGRAM: offers an on-site smoking cessation program. Call 905-358-5552 x 102 for more information. 
COOKING FOR A HEALTHIER YOU: provides cooking classes at a location determined by the group/organization/corporation that will meet the participants interest. The cost will cover tastings of food prepared and hand outs. For information on scheduling a class for friends, a series or to attending an existing group, call 905-358-5552. Call the office at 905-358-5552 x 118 for pricing. 
HeartCORE:HeartCORE is furnished with MedX circuit training equipment, which was designed by the founder of Nautilus. The fitness system is based on the extensive research of exercise scientist Dr. Doug McGuff, author of the book, Body By Science. Following Dr. McGuff’s protocol, weekly circuit style workouts are completed in less than 15 minutes and are performed with slow, controlled movements. An energy coach provides one-on-one attention, ensuring proper technique and safe, effective progression of the exercises. The program is suitable for most people as it offers individualized instruction, resistance loads that are geared toward age and initial fitness level, plus the weekly sessions encourage adequate recovery time. Weekly HeartCORE exercise sessions will increase muscle strength, flexibility, bone health and much more. Additional health benefits include better insulin sensitivity and lower cholesterol. For further information or to book an appointment call 905-358-5552 x 109.
Hours Mon-Thu 9 am-5 pm, Fri 9 am-1 pm
Eligibility Must meet specific criteria for some programs
Application Call for information
Languages English - Reception, Website, Interpretation, Programs, Publications
Fees Program - CPR, First Aid and Defibrillation Training, Healthy Daily Living, Cooking for a Healthier You
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1977
Service Categories Cooking Classes ; Disease Prevention Programs ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Heart Disease ; Disease/Disability Information ~ Stroke ; First Aid Instruction ; Smoking Cessation ; Wellness Programs ~ Heart Disease ; Wellness Programs ~ Stroke