Heart Disease Support Group | Norton Healthcare Louisville, Ky.

Connecting Hearts Support Group


When it comes to living with heart disease or recovering from a heart condition, support from others who have faced similar challenges can help.

Join us for a free heart disease support group each month to share stories and ask questions about heart health. This casual gathering features a monthly topic presented by a guest speaker. Come away with tips and suggestions on how to live a heart-healthy life.

The group is for men and women who have experienced a heart attack, are living with a heart condition or are at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Monthly Meeting

Connecting Hearts for Support meets on the first Wednesday of each month.

6 to 7:30 p.m.

Marshall Women’s Health & Education Center
Norton Medical Plaza 3 – St. Matthews, Suite 108
4123 Dutchmans Lane
Louisville, Kentucky

The meeting schedule is subject to change. Please check our online calendar.

Advocates for Healthy Hearts

As part of Connecting Hearts for Support, a unique group, Advocates for Healthy Hearts, gives you a chance to connect with others who are heart disease survivors. Often connecting with someone who has been right where you are can help answer questions.

All advocates are Norton Healthcare volunteers trained to support men and women with heart disease.

Connect with an advocate today to receive individual support and resources for recovery.

Theresa Byrd
Theresa Bension, R.N., BSN
Program coordinator, cardiovascular nurse navigator
(502) 899-6961
theresa.bension@nortonhealthcare.org
Brenda Burney
Brenda Burney
Triple bypass, cardiac rehabilitation
(502) 295-4586
reachingheartsx3@aol.com
Carol Ebel
Carol Ebel
Broken heart syndrome, apical ballooning (Takotsubo cardiomyopathy), mitral valve prolapse, heart failure
(502) 541-6604
carol.ebel70@gmail.com
Janet Lang
Janet Lang
Atrial fibrillation
janet.lang66@gmail.com
Marty Metcalfe
Marty Metcalfe
Heart attack, quadruple bypass
(502) 387-5913
mcmetcalfe16@gmail.com
Molly Milan
Molly Milan
Prinzmetal’s angina, heart failure, defibrillator
(502) 435-5139
mmilan777@gmail.com
Lori Oliver
Lori Oliver
Endocarditis, mitral valve replacement
(502) 415-8166
lori.oliver@nortonhealthcare.org
Deara Porter
Deara Porter
Hypertensive cardiomyopathy, heart failure
dearaporter@gmail.com
Alice Redmon
Alice Redmon
Coronary artery disease, stent
(502) 899-6961

Norton Healthcare Heart and Vascular Institute

About Norton Heart & Vascular Institute

Norton Heart & Vascular Institute specialists treat more people for heart and vascular care — about 250,000 every year — than any other provider in Louisville and Southern Indiana.

  • Norton Healthcare’s four adult-service hospitals are American College of Cardiology accredited Cycle VI Chest Pain Centers — the highest level of expertise to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.
  • We have more than 45 board-certified cardiovascular physicians and 30 advanced practice providers. Through training and years of experience, they specialize in areas such as cardiologyinterventional cardiologycardiothoracic surgeryelectrophysiologyadvanced heart failure and vascular surgery.
  • We offer same-day new patient appointments.
  • We have 27 locations in Louisville and Southern Indiana. Telecardiology is offered at more than 30 clinical sites in the region.
  • We have the experience, expertise and easy access you’d expect from the largest cardiovascular care provider in Kentucky.
  • Norton Healthcare is the only health care system in Kentucky to receive the prestigious Mission Lifeline: Regional Trailblazer Award from the American Heart Association for being an innovator in creating a system of care for ST elevation myocardial infarction (STEMI) heart attacks —  the most severe type of heart attack.
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