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How the program works:

​Participants will work with trained Healthy Heart Ambassadors for the duration of the four-month program.

During this time, participants will be encouraged to:

  • Self-measure their blood pressure at least two times per month
  • Attend two personalized consultations per month
  • Attend monthly nutrition education seminars

Participants will record their blood pressure readings using an easy-to-use, self-selected tracking tool.

The Y will provide options for participants who need a home blood pressure monitor.

 Program Goals:

  • Reduction in blood pressure
  • Better blood pressure management
  • Increased awareness of triggers that elevate blood pressure
  • Enhanced knowledge to develop healthier eating habits

For a small investment, participants receive:

  • An evidence-based program that may lower blood pressure
  • Personalized support from a Healthy Heart Ambassador during Office Hour consultations
  • Tips for maintaining cardiovascular health
  • Heart healthy nutrition education
  • Easy-to-use, portable self-tracking tool