Rise Above HF: Get Social

Rita Owens and her daughter Queen Latifah Join In The Efforts

Rita Owens and her daughter Queen Latifah have joined the American Heart Association’s Rise Above Heart Failure movement to spread the word about heart failure and to help others understand the signs and symptoms of the condition, and how to manage it. Rise Above Heart Failure is nationally supported by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation and was created in collaboration with experts across the heart failure community.

When Mike O’Meara was diagnosed with heart failure in 2013, it came with a sobering realization that he would have to make some lifestyle changes and manage his health better. Mike and his wife Beth have partnered in managing his heart failure, and that has made all the difference.

Jenn was told she had a year to live...14 years ago. Heart failure can slow patients, but it doesn't have to stop them. Just ask Jenn Schaeffer, who once feared she wouldn't see her baby turn 1.

An inspiring heart failure story from a patient and grandmother. Sara has risen above heart failure with high-tech and high-touch management of her condition and is now living healthy! How strength, family, hope and healthcare innovations can lead to a better life for anyone with heart failure.