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Touchpoints at Farmington Team Goes Red for Women to Bring Awareness to Heart Health

February 7, 2020
Touchpoints at Farmington, Wear Red for Women, Heart Health, iCare Health Network, David Skoczulek

FARMINGTON (February 7, 2020) – According to the American Heart Association site, nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can be prevented and cardiovascular diseases continue to be a woman’s greatest health threat. In response, February 7th is the American Heart Association’s day to ‘Go Red for Women’ to raise money and more importantly, awareness heart health. 

As a care center that provides extensive care and treatment for residents with congestive heart failure and other cardiac conditions, the Touchpoints at Farmington team held a Wear Red Day to raise awareness and funds and ‘take a stand against heart disease’.

Cardiovascular disease claimed the lives of nearly 500,000 American women each year, yet women were not paying attention. In fact, many even dismissed it as an older man’s disease.  Know the risk factors and learn the symptoms here…