BOSTON, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --
BHCC organized a series of events throughout the day, including: free blood pressure screening offered by nursing faculty; distributing informational materials on the steps women can take to promote heart health; and organizing a display of facts and images on female cardiovascular disease in the College's Main Lobby. Throughout the day, several hundred people filtered into the display areas to learn more about the heart health campaign.
Women over 65 are at particularly high risk of a heart attack, which prompted BHCC to reach out to the seniors' community of Greater Boston. A group of senior women from Jamaica Plains were invited to a sit-down lunch in the College's art gallery, and treated to a variety of hands-on artistic activities with a heart motif. The seniors crafted valentine cards and designed artwork for a poster on National Heart Day that will remain on display throughout the month of February.
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