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Saturday, November 18, 2023

Healthy Living, Healthy Heart!

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This page is available in Traditional Chinese. 按此瀏覽中文網頁。

iCON proudly presents our 2023 Chinese Health Forum: Healthy Living, Healthy Heart!

This virtual health forum was held on Saturday, November 18 and Sunday, November 19, 2023 from 1:30-4:00 p.m. PT. Webinars was delivered in Cantonese, Mandarin and English.

This forum was designed to help patients, their families and caregivers optimize their quality of life by empowering them with knowledge and resources to manage heart disease.

 

In this forum, participants will learn about:

  • Overview of heart disease – overview, its risk factors, and how to prevent complications
  • Living with heart disease – self-management tips on nutrition, mental health and fitness
  • Where and how to find help in the community – navigation of health services, treatments and medications

 

Event Poster 

Community Resources

 

Expert Speakers and Sessions (please click talk title for more details):

An overview of heart disease, its risk factors, and how to prevent complications

Dr. Peter Ling, General Internist

General Resources

 

Health Access at your fingertips: Introduction to Digital Health

Dr. Kendall Ho, Emergency Physician, Lead of Digital Emergency Medicine

General Resources

 

Atrial fibrillation and the risk of stroke

Dr. Siu Him Chan, Cardiologist

General Resources

 

Women and heart disease

Dr. Tara Sedlak, Cardiologist

General Resources

 

Stress management to lower risk of heart disease

Dr. Tigerson Young, Registered Psychologist

General Resources

 

Staying Active

Nicole Tai, Registered Physiotherapist

Emily Pak, Registered Physiotherapist

General Resources

 

Viewing hubs:

CRC Health Centre

(Available on Sat, Nov 18)

Address: 8181 Cambie Road, Unit 1008, Richmond

 

South Vancouver Neighbourhood House

Address: 6470 Victoria Drive, Vancouver

 

S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Jackson Lam Adult Day Centre

Austin Harris Residence

(Available on Sat, Nov 18)

Address: 5411 Moncton Street, Richmond

 

Villa Cathay Care Home

Address: 970 Union St., Vancouver

Date

Saturday, November 18, 2023

Time

1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. PT

Format

Online

Dates

Sat, Sun, November 18-19, 2023

Admission

Free

Language

Cantonese, Mandarin, and English

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