Education & Resources

Classes

  • Heart Matters Virtual Support Group

    Join our monthly support group for the cardiac patient, their partner, family members, or caregivers. Our Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Stephanie Fermelia, LCSW, will discuss topics such as managing stress, depression and anxiety, handling anger, and coping with lifestyle changes and loss. The support group will be conducted via Zoom. Instructions to join the support … Continued

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  • Living with an Aortic Aneurysm Support Group

    Living with a thoracic aortic aneurysm can be overwhelming. This support group provides mutual emotional support and information for patients living with a thoracic aortic aneurysm, their families and support network. Discussion is focused on personal experiences, concerns, coping strategies and triumphs to reinforce education and decrease anxiety about an aortic aneurysm diagnosis. The Hoag … Continued

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  • Cardiovascular Connective Tissue Disorder Support

    Cardiovascular connective tissue disorders are rare. Most people have never heard of conditions such as Marfan syndrome, Loeys-Dietz syndrome and Vascular Ehlers-Danlos syndromes. The Hoag Cardiovascular Connective Tissue Disorder Support Group provides an opportunity for patients living with a cardiovascular connective tissue disorder, their families and support network to connect. Discussion is focused on personal … Continued

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  • Aortic Dissection Survivor Support Group

    The Hoag Aortic Dissection Support Group provides mutual emotional support and information for thoracic aortic dissection survivors, their families and support network. By sharing personal experiences, concerns, coping strategies and triumphs, survivors and their loved ones will know they are not alone and that others understand what they are going through. This group is facilitated … Continued

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  • Top Heart Health Tips From a Cardiologist

    Join Ray Gandhi, M.D., Cardiologist and Hoag Cardiology Department Chair, for a discussion around the top tips a cardiologist wants you to know to maintain your heart health.

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  • Heart Matters Support Group

    Join our monthly support group for the cardiac patient, their partner, family members, or caregivers. Our Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Stephanie Fermelia, LCSW, will discuss topics such as managing stress, depression and anxiety, handling anger, and coping with lifestyle changes and loss. The support group will be conducted via Zoom. Instructions to join the support … Continued

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