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Heart and Stroke Risk Assessment and Blood Pressure Screenings

Ongoing Event

See event details for scheduling information.

Please see class description information

Registration Details

Registration is not required.

Please call 215-481-2204 for more information.

Fees & Payment

Free

Description

Abington Health is pleased to offer community-based free heart and stroke risk assessments and blood pressure screenings. Take steps necessary to monitor your blood pressure and assess your risk for heart attack or stroke. Nurses will review ways to reduce your risk, identify early signs and symptoms of heart attack and stroke and when to call 9-1-1.

What is a stroke risk assessment?

Stroke risk is calculated using several factors:

  • Blood pressure
  • Atrial fibrillation (irregular heartbeat)
  • Smoking
  • Cholesterol levels
  • Exercise
  • Diabetes
  • Diet
  • History of stroke in the family

Our trained Abington Health nurses will assess your risk for stroke using these factors and advise you on how to minimize your risk.  They will also teach you how to recognize the symptoms of a stroke and when to call 911.  A blood pressure screening is included. This program is free of charge.

Dates: first Monday of each month
Time: 10 AM to 12 noon
Location: AHC – Warminster, Main Lobby

 
Dates: first Monday of each month
Time: 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Generations of Indian Valley – Souderton

 
Dates: first Tuesday of each month
Time: 12 noon to 1 PM
Location: Hatfield Church of the Brethren – Hatfield

 
Dates: first and fourth Tuesday of each month (plus fifth Tuesday when applies)
Time: 10 AM to 12 noon
Location: Shop Rite of Hatfield – Hatfield

 
Dates: first Wednesday of each month
Time: 10 AM to 12 noon
Location: Abington Memorial Hospital, Widener Building, Shorday Atrium

 
Dates: first Wednesday of each month
Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Encore Experiences of Harleysville – Harleysville

 
Dates: first Thursday of each month
Time: 10:30 AM to 12 noon
Location: Lansdale Hospital, Main Lobby

 
Dates: second Monday of each month
Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Ambler Community Cupboard – Ambler

 
Date: second Monday of each month
Time: 10 AM to 12 noon
Location: Wal-Mart – Harleysville

 
Date: second Monday of each month (January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, and June 8)
Time: 11 AM to 1 PM
Location: Giant – Willow Grove

 
Date: second Tuesday of each month
Time: 10 AM to 12 noon
Location: Wal-Mart – Hilltown/Hatfield

 
Date: second Tuesday of each month
Time: 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: PEAK Center@ Schwenckfeld Manor

 
Date: second Wednesday of each month
Time: 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Ambler Senior Center – Ambler

 

Dates: first Wednesday of each month
Time: 1 PM to 3 PM
Location: ASSI Plaza International Food Store – North Wales

 
Date: second Thursday of each month
Time: 10 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Arbour Square – Harleysville

 
Date: fourth Monday of each month
Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Manna on Main Street - Lansdale

 
Dates: every Wednesday
Time: 10 AM to 12 noon
Location: ACME Pharmacy – Lansdale

 

 --other

Date: Friday, March 20
Time: 2 PM to 3 PM
Location: Elkins Park Library – Elkins Park

Date: Wednesday, March 25
Time: 12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: North Wales Library – North Wales

Quarterly Blood Pressure Screenings

 
Date: Tuesdays, March 17 and June 16
Time: 2 PM to 4 PM
Location: Giant – Flourtown

 
Dates: Tuesdays, February 17 and May 19
Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Location: Abington Township Public Library – Abington

 
Dates: Mondays, March 16 and June 15
Time: 10:30 AM to 11:30 AM
Location: Upper Dublin Public Library – Fort Washington 

 
Dates: Tuesdays, March 17 and June 16
Time: 11 AM to 1 PM
Location: Giant - Roslyn

 
Dates: Fridays, January 9, April 10, and July 10
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Wissahickon Public Library – Blue Bell

 
Dates: Tuesday, February 17, and Mondays, May 18 and August 17
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Wissahickon Public Library – Ambler

Dates: Mondays, March 23 and June 22
Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Location: Upper Moreland Public Library - Willow Grove

Schedule & Location

Schedule

Ongoing Event

See event details for scheduling information.

Location Details

  • Please see class description information