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Orchard Manor wears red to highlight heart disease

Staff Reports Posted 2 February 2018 at 4:14 pm

Provided photo from Orchard Manor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center

MEDINA – Today was National Wear Red Day to raise awareness of heart disease as the leading cause of death for women, taking more lives than all types of cancer combined. (Heart disease is also the leading cause of death for men.)

The American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women movement advocates for more research and swift action for women’s heart health.  Cardiac and stroke events may be prevented with education, motivation and action.

Orchard Manor Rehabilitation & Nursing Center participated in the movement. Pictured, include, front: Jay Patel. Second row: Mary Luckman, Maeling Wong and Amy Martin. Back row: Jamie Murphy, Debbie Feltz, Lisa Giattino, Laura Lechner, Sharon Laskett, Michelle Clor, Brenda Cherry, RoseAnn Velesko and Donna Steverson.

The Orleans County Office for the Aging staff also wore red today. The include, front row, from left: Susie Miller, Chris Hermann, Becky Karls, Leanne Donovan and Amanda Edick. Back row: Melissa Blanar, Rhonda Stevens and Michele Sargent.

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