Welcome to The Heart Hub, created with and for patients, caregivers, and their families.
The Ted Rogers Centre for Heart Centre and its Heart Function and Cardiotoxicity Programs are proud to be housed within the Peter Munk Cardiac Centre at University Health Network (UHN).
An Introduction to Living with Heart Failure
Hear from Paula, who has been living with heart failure, about the importance of living well and taking care of your health.
I May Look the Same, But…
Read Sharon's story about managing her career, personal life, and self-image following her heart failure diagnosis
Heart2Heart Podcast Series
Join Anne Simard as she interviews Kyle, a husband, father, and heart transplant recipient in our Heart2Heart podcast series
Isabel's tips for for Medication
Read Isabel's tips for medication and symptom management
Juggling My Roles as a Caregiver
Read Cindy's story about juggling her career and caring for her father who lives with heart failure
Canadians are Living with Heart Failure
Canadians are Diagnosed each Year
Most rapidly rising Cardiovascular Disease in Canada
What Is Heart Failure?
Heart failure describes a condition where the heart is unable to meet the needs of the body. It is a chronic condition, which means most people live with heart failure for the rest of their lives.
Three Heart Failure Champions Share Their Stories
Meet Cindy, her father’s essential caregiver; Lori, a congenital heart disease patient who has lived with heart failure all of her life; and Noli, a man who has recently been diagnosed with heart failure. Discover what makes them unique and similar, and what they would like you to know about living with heart failure.
Appointment Tips for Non-English Speaking Patients
Managing your care when you are a non-English speaker can be difficult – watch Cindy’s tips for non-English speaking patients.
Writing the Heart with Sharon Bray
Writing the Heart facilitator Sharon Bray (author, educator, and heart patient) knows better than anyone the benefits of expressive writing – she has written herself out of more than one difficult chapter in life. In this introductory video, Sharon explains what expressive writing is, leads us through prompts and reflections, and invites us to explore the deepest part of our experience to tell our story.