The Temple Heart & Vascular Institute’s free Heart Failure Support Group offers patients the chance to share their experiences with others and learn more about their disease. Many who attend are comforted by the knowledge that they are not alone. Family members are also encouraged to attend meetings so they can learn how to cope with heart failure.
This month's support group with have a special focus on:
- What are the common types of medications
- Why is it so important to take medication as prescribed?
- Strategies for keeping track of your medicines
- Christina Ruggia-Check, Pharmacist