Healthy Hearts Cardiac Rehabilitation Program started in 1996. Healthy Hearts offers a comprehensive regional cardiovascular service to physician referred participants from the Huron County area.
Participants are involved in both education and exercise sessions. The twice weekly exercise sessions include a variety of physical activities (walking, cycling, stepping, arm exercises and others) designed to meet the needs of each individual. The program is supervised by a physician.
To provide people with heart disease a comprehensive, medically supervised, individualized exercise-based rehabilitation program to improve their functional capacity and reduce the level of risk associated with their disease.
To provide people with heart disease and their families the necessary support and education to enable them to live happier, healthier and more productive lives.
The Healthy Hearts Program emphasizes improved Quality of Life through exercise, education, and group support. We recognize each participant of the program is unique according to both their medical history and their own personal goals and objectives. We strive to present an individualized program, according to published CACPR and ACVPR guidelines.
We acknowledge that while cardiac rehabilitation programs provide numerous and varied benefits, the Healthy Hearts Program is designed and operated to ensure all participants achieve the following common goals:
– Exercise safely within their personal limitation
– Achieve a better understanding of heart disease
– Make desirable lifestyle changes to modify risk factors
– Return confidently to a satisfying and fulfilling lifestyle