Learn how to keep your aging heart healthy with Aspirus Cardiologist Dr. Peter Vaitkevicius

Setting time aside to be physically active is something you need to do to stay healthy. Not just for you, but for your heart. It’s also important to understand how aging can cause changes that may increase your risk for heart disease.

Learn how you can maintain a healthy heart into your golden years during a free educational talk at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, November 12, at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock. Aspirus Cardiologist Dr. Peter Vaitkevicius will explain what an aging heart looks like and how changes in the cardiovascular structure and function affect other systems in your body.

Informational brochures on the following topics will be provided:

• Cardiac Rehab
• Heart & Vascular Services
• Pulmonary Rehab
• Nutrition
• Fitness

Registration is required for this free event. Call 337-6528 to reserve your spot. Due to space, the event is limited to 150.

The Finnish American Heritage Center is located at 435 Quincy Street in Hancock.

Want more heart health information? Tune into this podcast on geriatric cardiology issues and steps to get the best care for your heart.