Take Heart to Health
February is Heart Health month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. There are over 1 million men and women who die each year of heart disease. Arcadia Senior Services in partnership with Methodist Hospital is having a free special health presentation on Tuesday, February 27 at 1:30pm. Cardiologist, Dr. Grace Huang will speak on “Heart Disease and Stress”. Stress exposes your body to unhealthy elevated levels of stress hormones like adrenaline and cortisol. Studies also link stress to changes in the way blood clots, which increases the risk of heart attacks. The heart health lecture will take place at the Arcadia Community Center, 365 Campus Drive, Arcadia. Registration is currently underway and can be made by calling Arcadia Senior Services 626.574.5130.
About the City of Arcadia
Nestled in the foothills of the San Gabriel Mountains, Arcadia is an 11.38 square mile community with a population of just over 56,000. Located approximately 20 miles east of downtown Los Angeles, Arcadia is known for combining small-town charm with the conveniences and amenities of a mid-size city. Arcadia is a full-service charter city governed by a five-member City Council, elected at large. Recognized for exceptional education and recreation opportunities and beautiful neighborhoods, Arcadia is also defined as the “Community of Homes” and has twice been designated the “Best City in California in which to Raise Kids” by Business Week Magazine.