We provide help, support, and encouragement to heart disease patients and their families in the Greater Rochester Area.

Mended Hearts is a national non-profit organization with over 280 chapters nationwide.

New York State Assemblyman Joe Morelle Senior Health Fair

Assemblyman Joe Morelle Senior Health Fair

Mended Hearts Rochester Chapter 50’s Marlene Adams and Sharon Feldman with NYS Assemblyman and Majority Leader Joe Morelle at the Senior Health Fair at Temple B’rith Kodesh. We appreciated the opportunity to meet so many attendees and speak with them about Mended Hearts and the American Heart Association.

Janice Opladen, RN, NP: Mended Hearts Rochester Presentation
Janice Opladen, RN, NP: Mended Hearts Rochester Presentation
We were very pleased to have Janice Opladen, RN, speak to us about “New Guidelines for Hypertension and What that Means for Patients.” Ms. Opladen received her BS in Nursing from Niagara University and her MS in Nursing from the University of Rochester School of Nursing. Ms. Opladen is a Nurse Practitioner with the URMC Women’s Heart Program.
  We hope to have her back again soon to continue this discussion and also talk about other guideline changes. 

 Dr. Ellie Phillips: Mended Hearts Rochester Presentation
Dr. Ellie Phillips
We were very pleased to have Ellie Phillips, DDS, speak to us about “A Healthier Mouth—A Healthier Heart!” Dr. Phillips is a graduate of Eastman Dental Center; and in 2005, founded Zellies, a company that helps educate and distribute xylitol products to improve oral health. Dr. Phillips’s book “Kiss Your Dentist Goodbye,” is all about the power of xylitol.
More information about Dr. Phillips and Zellies is available on her websites www.drellie.com  and www.zellies.com .

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