Washington, D.C. (February 1, 2024) – Today officially kicks off Heart Month, a time to raise awareness of heart conditions and heart healthy lifestyles. On February 22, 125 organizations, and countless advocates across the globe will mark Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day by joining together to increase recognition about the valve disease risks and improve detection and treatment.
About Heart Valve Disease:
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“We know that a simple stethoscope check by a medical professional can save lives, so we’re asking everyone to get their heart listened to and encourage their loved ones to do the same,” Lindsay Clarke, JD, Senior Vice President of Health Education and Advocacy for the Alliance for Aging Research.
About the Alliance for Aging Research
The Alliance for Aging Research has served as a trusted source of health information for both consumers and health care professionals on diseases and conditions that disproportionately affect older adults and has led numerous successful advocacy campaigns promoting the health and independence of older adults. Learn more at www.agingresearch.org.
To interview someone from the Alliance for Aging Research or one of our 125 partner organizations on the topic of heart valve disease and awareness day activities, email Katie Riley, Vice President of Communications, at [email protected].