Wadley Senior Clinic is hosting informative talks about heart health in a few weeks. In early February you'll find out about heart-healthy foods, exercise, reducing stress and how to read nutritional labels on foods. 

Friday, Feb. 1

Go Red for Women Reception                                                       12:00 pm-1:30 pm            

Drop by for heart-healthy snacks, a free gift and meet the providers of the Wadley HeartCare Network.

Wadley Scan special pricing for women ONLY this day.  $25.00  Call 877-792-3539

The following lectures are free but you must make a reservation. Call the Wadley Senior Clinic at their 24-hour Call Center, 877-792-3539. Wadley Senior Clinic is located at 1307 Trinity Blvd in Texarkana, AR.  on the corner of Jefferson Ave. and I30.

Monday, Feb. 4

Ask the Cardiologist                          11:00 am- 12:00 pm   Reservations Required

Am I at risk for a heart attack or heart disease? What is a “heart healthy” lifestyle? I have had an ache in my chest for days, should I go to the ER or make an appointment with my doctor? Dr. Scott Black, Texarkana native and Interventional Cardiologist with the Wadley HeartCare Network, will be on hand for an open discussion on your heart-related questions.

Presented By:  Scott Black, MD,  Cardiologist,  Cardiology Specialists of Texarkana

Wednesday Feb. 6

Stress & Exercise and Heart Disease     2:00 pm           Reservation Required

Managing stress is a good idea for overall health, and researchers continue to study the effectiveness of managing stress to fight heart disease. Studies using psychosocial therapies are promising in the prevention of second heart attacks. Join Dr. Overton-McCoy as she talks through the issues of stress and your heart health.  She will also provide information on a new initiative to increase physical activity, Women Run Arkansas.  This is a statewide run/walk club promoting fitness through running or walking.

Presented By:  Amy Leigh Overton-McCoy, PhD, GNP-BC  Wadley Senior Clinic

 

Reading Food Labels                          10:00 am

Today’s food labels have more information than ever. But reading a label isn’t enough. It’s important to know how to interpret the words and terms in order to benefit your heart and overall health.  Join Wadley Dietitian Morgan Rice as she explains how to read and understand food labels.

Presented By:  Morgan Rice, RDN, LD Wadley Regional Medical Center