JACKSON, MI – Henry Ford Allegiance Health, Consumers Energy and the American Heart Health Association are teaming up to raise awareness for women’s heart health.
The three entities are hosting the Go Red Symposium, a day-long event designed to educate the community on strategies for better heart care and well-being, a press release says.
The symposium begins at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, at the CE Innovation Center, 165 W. Michigan Ave. Registration and reception begin at 12:45 p.m.
The event is free and open to the public.
Six speakers are slated to discuss heart health with the audience.
Here’s the full schedule and speaker lineup.
12:45-1 p.m.: Registration and reception
1-1:05 p.m.: Welcome and Safety Moment
1:05-1:50 p.m.: Keynote Speaker Dr. Cathy L. Glick, cardiologist at
Henry Ford Allegiance Health, discusses “Heart Disease in Women.” A question and answer session will follow.
1:55-2:15 p.m.: Sue Whitmarsh, owner of Breathe Yoga of Chelsea, will do a chair yoga demonstration.
2:15-2:35 p.m.: Bea Furman, owner of Healing Song Therapeutic Massage, discussion titled “Reiki and Energy Boosting Techniques.”
2:35-2:55 p.m.: Sindhujah Kalimuthu leads a guided meditation
2:55-3 p.m.: Door prizes and closing words
Attendees are encouraged to wear red-colored clothing to “Go Red,” the release says.
Send an email to Joylyn.Stover@cmsenergy.com to register prior to the event.