Guiding Hearts Support Group is a free, patient-led group, aimed at providing education and support for adult cardiac patients and their families. Every month guest speakers will discuss a different topic, related to heart disease, followed by open group questions and discussion. Light refreshments will be served. Groups meet at our Royal Oak and Troy hospitals. 

2017 Meetings and Topics include:

  • Jan. 16
    Lowering Your Cardiac Risk in The New Year
    Dr. Barry Franklin, Ph.D.
  • Feb. 20
    Cardiology: The Next Five Years
    Steven Almany, M.D.
  • March 20
    End of Life Decisions
    Jeanne Aichele, NP
  • April 17
    Oral Health, Inflammation and Cardiac Disease
    Thomas Coburn, DDS
  • May 15
    Yoga to Lower Cardiac Risk
    Kathy Forgrave, RYT
  • June 19
    Cardiac Stents
    Pertha Chowdhury, M.D.

Registration is not required.

Meeting Locations

Guiding Hearts Support Group - Royal Oak is held at Beaumont Health Center, 4949 Coolidge Highway, Royal Oak.  The Beaumont Building is located 1/4 mile north of 14 Mile Road on the west side of Coolidge Highway, across the street from Meijer. Follow the signs to Classroom 1.

Guiding Hearts Support Group - Troy is held at Beaumont Hospital – Troy in Classrooms 3 and 4. Park in the deck adjacent to the hospital. Enter hospital from the deck and take main hallway to area D.  Take the elevators to the Lower Level, classrooms are across from the Garden Cafe.