Atrial Fibrillation

Monday, February 1st, 2010 by American Senior Fitness Association   View This Issue of Experience!

American Senior Fitness Association president Janie Clark, MA, is pleased to be a member of the new AFib Support Team, assisting persons who have been diagnosed with the heart rhythm disturbance atrial fibrillation. Janie serves as the team’s senior fitness specialist and recently joined her fellow team members — a cardiologist, a cardiological nurse, and a lifestyle gerontologist — on a special episode of Retirement Living Television’s "Healthline" series, which was dedicated to the subject of atrial fibrillation.

Led by host Kevin Soden, MD, the "Healthline" special explains the meaning of AFib, includes the touching stories of real-life patients, explores treatment options, and provides practical approaches for living successfully with the condition. For more information about the program, including short video excerpts, visit the Retirement Living Television website at http://www.rl.tv/shows/Healthline/.

Below is an exciting news release describing the launch of the AFib Support Team initiative. It features links where you can see and hear support team members briefly discussing atrial fibrillation. It also includes a link to the AFib Support Team website, which supplies detailed information about this prevalent health concern: atrial fibrillation.

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