Heart education and wellness

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Tips for a healthy heart

Heart education can make a big difference in the health of your heart. Get some answers about tricky heart questions and tips to improve your health.

The Dome Experience

The Dome invites students and community members to witness open-heart surgeries firsthand while learning how healthy – and not-so-healthy – lifestyles can impact their own heart health.
Check out the Dome arrows
 

Support groups

Heart Surgery
Mended Hearts support group for
heart surgery patients
  Inova Alexandria Hospital
703-776-8216

Inova Fairfax Hospital
703-776-8216

Cardiac
Cardiac discussion group
  Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
703-664-8034

Heart Disease
Living with heart disease
  Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
703-664-8034

Children
Tender Hearts Support Group for
parents of children with heart problems
  Inova Fairfax Hospital
703-591-8365
tenderheartkids@msn.com

Transplant/VAD/Artificial Heart
Heart and lung transplant, VAD and
artificial heart support and education group: Meets the first Tuesday of every month – 1 to 2 p.m.
IHVI Conference Center – Ground floor; VAD patients to meet ½ hour longer.
See the 2020 schedulePDF
  Inova Fairfax Hospital
703-776-7076
Kathy Briggs, LCSW, CCTSW