Designer of Living with Advanced Heart Failure Guide Recognized with Visual Communication Award!

As a continuation of this guide, Medical Illustrator and Designer Natalie Lucas is developing an animation for navigating palliative care and advanced heart failure. This project has been awarded a Vesalius Trust Research Grant, and will be coming to The Heart Hub soon – stay tuned!

Living with Advanced Heart Failure: Coping with Symptoms and Uncertainty

Download our new guide, Living with Advanced Heart Failure: Coping with Symptoms and Uncertainty, for tips on symptom management, self-care, and planning for the future.

Heart Failure Medications: A Patient and Caregiver Guide

Understanding Guideline-Directed Medical Therapy for Heart Failure with reduced ejection fraction (HFrEF).

Welcome to The Heart Hub, created with and for patients, caregivers, and their families.

A cardiologist’s advice to prevent heart failure

Clinical Fellow in cardiology at the University Health Network Dr. Mena Gewarges talks heart health and what may put someone at risk for heart failure on CityLine. “Heart failure is not just a disease of the elderly, it can happen to individuals at any age.”

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.

Caregiving Strategies: Caring & Supporting Adults Living with Heart Failure

In this webinar, you will learn practical resources and care strategies to support your care recipient with heart failure.

Our Partners

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.

Heart Pulse

Harnessing the Power of Patient Agency: Celebrating People with Lived Experience in the Creation of The Heart Hub

Learn more about the experiences of our patients and caregivers who helped contribute to the development of The Heart Hub.

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.

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A big congrats to TRANSFORM HF's Co-Lead @craigsimmons11 and team on receiving this EMHSeed funding! 👏

Learn more about their project:

Calling all #entrepreneurs and #innovators aiming to commercialize #cardiovascular technologies: We are pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2024-2025 ECHO program. To reach teams across Canada, ECHO is a fully virtual program. Apply now! https://tedrogersresearch.ca/ECHO/

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