Edna

Edna

On June 21, 2005 my world turned upside down when I suffered a myocardial infarction, commonly known as a heart attack. I believe I am one of the many women who have fallen between the cracks and this is my […]

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Rev. Dr. Sharon Wilson

Rev. Dr. Sharon Wilson

As a minister for 35 years, and the last 20 years at Windsor Park United Church, I have had the opportunity to work closely with our community. Over the years, I noticed time and time again that I didn’t encounter […]

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Ken

Ken

My mom Lillian was a member of the Windsor Park congregation for over forty years. She was a very caring, giving, and spirited lady. She was also a very healthy 76 year old, full of energy that people marveled at. […]

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Dale

Dale

“I thought it was a bad winter for asthma, so I put on a scarf and carried on. By the time I sought help, my heart was 99% blocked and I was having a heart attack.” Like 95% of women […]

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Laurette

Laurette

My journey will shock you! I am telling my story so that other women are aware of the risks and symptoms of heart disease – trust their gut and have the courage to advocate for their own health care – […]

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Carol-Ann

Carol-Ann

I know first-hand the difference that a gender-specific approach to healthcare can make – it saved my marriage and maybe my life. As a business owner, I also understand the costs of heart disease for employers, insurance companies and governments. […]

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Sharon

Sharon

“As societies’ caregivers, women face so many life stresses; I thought my heart attack was indigestion and took a tums! Support for programs like this one, focused on the unique needs of women are crucial.”

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