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Mostpatients and families recover from the physical effectsof a cardiac event, but they face long-term  life changes thataccompany living with heart disease. You, the heartmate, need and deserve acknowledgement and comfort, support and informationto carefor yourself and your family.

Ifsomeone you love has heart disease, you'll want the resources Heartmates has created for you:

BOOKS for HEARTMATES

Heartmates, A Guide for the Spouse and Family of the Heart Patient helps you and your family understand and cope with the changes in your lives and relationships after a cardiac event. See Table of Contents , readers' responses and excerpts.

Buy NOW at www.life-legacies.com.

TheHeartmates Journal, ACompanion for Partners of People with Serious Illness a full year's interactive guide torecovery. Read reviews and excerpts fromsections about early, mid and late recovery.
Buy NOW at www.life-legacies.com.

RESOURCES on this WEBSITE

Visit the Life-Legacies web site to find out about thehealing resources forwomen created by your Heartmates founder, Rachael Freed. Reclaim thelegacies of your ancestors, tell your story, and communicate yourwisdom tofuture generations. FREE

10 Healthy Hints for thePartner of a Patient
This newly-revised self-care guide isavailable for FREE to download or you can email us for a copy.
 

VIDEOS

Portrait ofthe Heartmate
an award-winning video series of fiveprograms. Hear real doctors, nurses and heartmates about what toexpect, managing change, communicating, changing life-styles and familyconcerns.
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PROFESSIONAL RESOURCES

10 HealthyHints
Our most popular recovery aidhighlighting self-care for spouses and caregivers...proven helpful asan introduction for meeting cardiac families members, as an insertionin the package of hospital take-home educational materials, a perfectaid for the "teachable moment," orsimply frame for display in cardiac rehab and social work departments,in cath lab,surgical waiting rooms, in ICU, and CCU.

The Cardiac Family Recovery ProgramTraining Manual
for professional facilitators andadministrators. Click yourmouse for more information and to view Table of Contents and to readexcerpts.

Speakingand Training
with Rachael Freed, a heartmateherself, a clinical social worker, and a pioneer in family care. Shehas trained professionals in over100 hospitals and health care systems in the US, Canada, and Israel.She has inspired thousands of cardiac families to live with hope and tofind meaning in every precious day.


 Welcome to Heartmates

. .. the only site on the web dedicated to supporting spouses, familiesand loved ones of heart patients

. .. Please take time to explore this site . . . we hope itmeets your needs!

Inspiration:

"When I dare...to use my strength in the service of myvision, then it becomes less and less important whether I am afraid."

       - Audre Lorde
  

“If past, present, and future are an illusion, none of usever really disappear. We all leave our imprint on what is now.”

 
      - Albert Einstein

NEW!!!

...A web site devoted to healing through LEGACY. Claim yourhistory, tell your story, pass on your blessings to future generations....and prepare your LIVING WILL through the lens of legacy.


 
 
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