Healthy Heart Day set for Friday

JOHNSTOWN – HealthLink Littauer, the community health and wellness service of Nathan Littauer Hospital and Nursing Home, announced its Twelfth Annual Healthy Heart Day is rescheduled for Friday, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the YMCA lobby, 213 Harrison St. Ext.

“Heart disease is still the number one killer in this country,” Sue Cridland, Littauer’s director of community education, said in a news release. “We’re offering people the opportunity to have their blood pressure checked, get a body fat analysis, learn their body mass index, relieve stress with a chair massage, and talk with health, nutrition and exercise professionals about making heart healthy lifestyle changes.”

Representatives will be attending from a variety of organizations, including: Littauer’s cardio-pulmonary services, the Cancer Services Program, MVP Healthcare, Office For Aging, Project Action and the YMCA.

The free event will be open to the public and no appointments are needed.

Transportation is available by calling the Office For Aging at 736-5650.