A lifestyle program reduces risk factors for heart disease

May 28, 2019

GOSHEN, Ind. – The choices we make every day can help strengthen or weaken our hearts and vascular systems. Ornish Lifestyle Medicine™ focuses on exercise, stress management, nutrition and group support to help prevent or address heart and vascular disease. To find out more about the program, attend Goshen Health’s Thrive meeting, June 4 from 11:00 a.m. to noon at Greencroft Community Center, Goshen.
Karen Sommers, Clinical Coordinator for Goshen Health’s Cardiopulmonary Department will discuss how Dr. Dean Ornish’s program works, how she’s used the program in her own life and the results she’s seen in several years of managing the program.
July’s topic will cover information about tremors how they are treated. Thrive meetings are offered the first Tuesday of each month, 11:00 a.m. to noon at the Greencroft Community Center in Goshen. To find out more, visit GoshenHealth.com/THRIVE or call (574) 364-2496. All meetings are free and open to all.  No registration is required.   


About Goshen Health:
Goshen Health is a community-owned, nonprofit healthcare organization committed to improving the health of its communities. To live out the organization’s mission, Colleagues practice compassion, accountability, respect and excellence in every endeavor. The health system includes 30 locations across four counties with specialized cancer care; heart and vascular care; and a physician’s network with primary and specialty care.

For more information about Goshen Health, contact Liz Fisher at (574) 364-2776lfisher2@goshenhealth.com or visit www.GoshenHealth.com.