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Speakers Bureau

Health Matters in the CommunityKnowledge is a powerful tool in maintaining your health. As part of ARHS’ commitment to improving the health of our community, we offer a program that brings important wellness topics to you.

Our Speakers Bureau includes specific topics that address documented needs of the community and put our mission and core values in practice. Presentations are free for civic and church organizations.

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Health Topics

Healthy Heart
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Know the risk factors that can lead to heart disease and stroke and what you should do if someone needs emergency care fast.

Keeping Fit As We Age
Focus on these 5 areas to enjoy a long healthy life.

ABC – Asthma Basic Care
Millions of people have asthma. Asthma can be controlled and managed. Learn the best way to care for someone struggling to breathe.

Stress Management
Stress affects many chronic health conditions. Know your body’s stress response and learn to cope with stress in a positive way.

Courage To Quit  (Tobacco Cessation)
Quitting tobacco decreases your risk for many diseases. Understand tobacco dependence and start making a quit plan for a tobacco-free future.

High Blood Pressure - The Silent Killer
High blood pressure contributes to heart disease and stroke. Learn lifestyle choices to prevent or help manage blood pressure.

Getting Good Sleep
Sleep is one the foundations of good health. Find out how to get and maintain a good night’s sleep.

Healthy Eating - Choose Your Plate
Eating well is essential for good health. Learn the basics with the Choose My Plate plan for portion control and good nutrition.

What Is Mission Lifeline?
Mission Lifeline focuses on improving the system of care for those who suffer the deadliest of heart attacks. It seeks to save lives by closing the gaps that separate heart attack patients from timely care.

Stroke: Prevention & Treatment of a Brain Attack
Stroke is a leading cause of disability – 80% of strokes can be prevented. Learn and identify the signs & symptoms. Time is a crucial factor in successful treatment of stroke. 

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