Winter 2012
Staying Healthy: Cardiac Wellness Programs

In addition to providing expert heart care around the clock in the hospital, Bridgeport Hospital has an exciting range of cardiac wellness programs to help keep you and your heart healthy. For the full listing of Bridgeport Hospital wellness programs and health services, visit www2.bridgeporthospital.org/community.

Mark your calendar for these upcoming events!

Begins Wednesday, February 29
Quit Smart
 

Bridgeport Hospital’s smoking cessation program helps you break free from cigarettes. The four-session program includes steps to reduce nicotine consumption, discussion of alternative options and support. The spring session begins on Wednesday, Feb. 29, and continues on March 14, March 21 and March 28, 2012, at Bridgeport Hospital. Registration is required. To sign up, or for more information, please call toll free 1-800-794-5013.

 
Wednesday, May 9
Heart Beats, Inc.
 

Heart Beats, Inc. offers free lectures to all cardiac patients from any hospital, loved ones and anyone concerned about heart health. The talks are held in the Hollander Auditorium at Bridgeport Hospital. Upcoming 2012 lecture dates: Wednesday, May 9 and Wednesday, September 12, 2012, 6:30 p.m. Free refreshments are served from 6:00 until 6:30 p.m. in the Fresh Inspirations Café on the second floor. Free parking. Reservations not required.

 
Sunday, May 27
The Bridgeport Hospital Home Run
 

This popular annual event, taking place on Sunday, May 27, 2012, at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard, will include a 5K and a one-mile run, walk and wheelchair race and a children’s fun run. All proceeds benefit Bridgeport Hospital’s Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute. For more information, please call 203-384-3600.