Hope for Recovery

Dedicated to inspiring hope in heart disease patients and their families
Hearts of Jersey Chapter #179

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Survival and Recovery

Roger’s Wake-up Call
Survival rates for heart attacks are significantly higher than for a burst aortic aneurysm. Even if you get to the Emergency Department in less than 15 minutes your chances of AAA survival are one in ten. This is a proven widow maker.

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Education and Training

Mended Hearts organizes special education seminars related to heart health, prevention, recovery and lifetime maintenance. Mended Hearts Chapter 179 also publishes a monthly newsletter that is filled with information about our organization.

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Make a difference and volunteer to become a visiting member of Mended Hearts. If visiting is not for you volunteer to become an officer or write material for our newsletter or contribute ideas for future education seminar. Any contribution of time and ideas is appreciated.

Helping People

Dedicated to inspiring hope in heart disease patients and their families

For more than 50 years, Mended Hearts has been bringing together patients, spouses, family members, friends, medical professionals — all of us who are faced with the realities of heart disease — to form a network of caring individuals.

Hearts of Jersey Chapter #179 was chartered at Neptune, NJ in February 1999 as a chapter of The Mended Hearts, Inc. We partner with the medical centers of the Meridian Health

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Stress Management for Caregivers

The year's last meeting at Ocean Medical Center was on Tuesday, November 19th. The guest speaker was Carol Schoenberger, RN, BSN, clinical program manager at Meridian Health. "Stress management for.


Living Successfully with Heart Failure

The guest speaker was Ann Maroulis, NP, heart failure coordinator in the CHF Center at Jersey Shore University Medical Center. She gave a presentation entitled, "Living Successfully with Heart Failure." Before.


Survival and Recovery Story

In a recent newsletter President Matthew mentioned that former active members of the chapter were interested in contributing to the newsletter. Some of you may remember the BRAC movement when.