LiveWell For Your Heart

Taking care of your heart is essential for a long life. Heart disease is the number one killer of adults in the United States. 

What is LiveWell for your Heart?

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has provided grant funds to health partners in Lake and Mecosta County to help reduce the risk of heart disease in adults and increase access to health care services over the next 3 years.

Simple screenings will be done using the Heart Age Calculator for eligible adults to determine your risk of heart disease.

WHY PARTICIPATE?

  • You can reduce your risk for heart disease.

  • Learn more about leading a healthier life.

  • Get connected to services such as;

    • Dental health care

    • Help to quit tobacco use

    • Weight management

    • Physical activity resources

    • Diabetes prevention classes

    • Diabetes case management

    • High blood pressure management

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What are the requirements?

  • You must be between the ages of 30 and 74 years old.

  • You have never been told you have heart disease.

  • Your live in or receive health services in Lake or Mecosta County.

  • Agree to complete the Heart Age calculator annually.

  • Agree to keep in touch with us for the next 3 years (1-3 calls a year).  

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number D04RH31633 Rural Health Care Services Outreach Grant Program in the amount of $200,000. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.

For more information about LiveWell for Your Heart:

Donna Norkoli dnorkoli@dhd10.org 

231-876-3841

Ready to schedule a heart health screening?

Lake County

Diana Swain, RN

231-745-5016

Mecosta County 

Karen Ripke

231-305-8659

Not sure you want to be part of the project but would like local resources? Please contact us anyway!

Tel: 231-902-8545

Email: livewell4healthdhd10@gmail.com

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