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 […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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. […]

Read More
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 […]

Read More
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 – […]

Read More
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. […]

Read More
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.”

Read More
Peggy

Peggy

“My mom suffered a heart attack 4 days before Mother’s Day. We were blind to the symptoms of women’s heart disease, and thought she was just getting older. Other families need to know this. The time to give is now, […]

Read More
Dorothy

Dorothy

“I could not catch my breath for a year, and like so many women, I just pushed through it, not knowing the damage I was doing to my heart. Women need to know its okay to stop, listen to your […]

Read More