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What is Health4Life?

Health4Life at Valley View is a program in our Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation department providing personalized strategies to regain, maintain or improve your quality of life.

Our clinically-supervised programs help patients turn new, healthy behaviors into lifelong habits.

Health4Life incorporates four proven strategies:

Education

Education focuses on topics related to unique health needs and concerns.

Exercise

Exercise education and monitored routines target specific health goals.

Nutrition

Both one-on-one and group nutritional coaching help you implement and adhere to healthy eating habits.

Support

Join a group of participants for camaraderie, alongside the medical support of highly trained staff, to encourage and support you.

Health4Life at Valley View includes:

  • • Do you struggle with weight management?
    • Do you have high blood pressure or high cholesterol?
    • Have you been diagnosed with diabetes?
    • Are you overburdened with stress or strong emotions?

    Health4Life risk factor modification can help address key behaviors that increase the likelihood of you developing a heart attack or stroke in the future.

    How does Health4Life risk factor modification work?

    • Education: Learn about healthy lifestyle changes to restore and maintain your heart health
    • Exercise: Participate in group, monitored exercise sessions
    • Nutrition: Receive one-on-one counseling and group education on dietary recommendations
    • Support: Join other participants who share your desire for healthy change

    What are the key health benefits?

    • Prevent or slow the onset of disease
    • Potentially reduce the need for medications or procedural interventions

  • • Have you been diagnosed with chronic bronchitis, emphysema or a restrictive lung disease?
    • Do you need help to manage your breathlessness? Health4Life pulmonary rehabilitation is designed to help you breathe and function at the highest possible level.

    Health4Life pulmonary rehabilitation is designed to help you breathe and function at the highest possible level.

    How does Health4Life pulmonary rehabilitation work?

    • Education: Learn about inhaled medication use, and improving lung function
    • Exercise: Participate in monitored exercise geared toward improving your ability to perform daily tasks
    • Nutrition: Receive one-on-one counseling and group education on dietary recommendations
    • Support: Join a team supported by Health4Life clinical experts and other participants who support and encourage your success

    What are the key health benefits?

    • Slow or stop the progression of your COPD
    • Reduce shortness of breath symptoms
    • Medication use and improving lung function

  • • Do you have pre-diabetes?
    • Do you have a history of diabetes during pregnancy?
    • Are you overweight?
    • Do you have a family history of diabetes?

    Health4Life diabetes prevention is a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) intervention program that can reduce the risk of developing diabetes by up to 71%.

    How does Health4Life diabetes prevention work?

    Education: Learn about healthy living strategies from clinical experts in group and one-on-one settings
    Exercise: Find out how to incorporate activity and exercise into your busy life
    Nutrition: Adopt an evidence-based healthy diet with the help of a coach
    Support: Join other participants who share your desire for healthy change

    What are the key health benefits?

    • Lower the risk of developing diabetes more than with medication alone
    • Implement lifestyle changes
    • Reduce the risk of strokes and heart attacks
    • Pursue a healthy weight

  • • Has your physician prescribed cardiac rehabilitation following a heart attack or heart procedure?
    • Are you suffering from cardiac-related symptoms that require management and support?

    Health4Life cardiac rehabilitation is a clinically-supervised program designed to support you and your heart health needs.

    How does Health4Life cardiac rehabilitation work?

    Education: Learn about healthy lifestyle changes to restore and maintain your heart health
    Exercise: Participate in group, monitored exercise sessions
    Nutrition: Receive one-on-one counseling and group education on dietary recommendations
    Support: Join other participants who share your desire for healthy change

    What are the key health benefits?

    • Improve life expectancy
    • Relieve troublesome symptoms
    • Enhance your stamina and exercise performance
    • Increase your ability to participate in work and leisure activities

  • • Has your physician prescribed exercise for peripheral artery disease (PAD)?
    • Are you suffering from leg pain symptoms that require exercise therapy and risk factor management?

    Health4Life Supervised Exercise Therapy for PAD is a clinical program designed to support you and your health needs.

    How does Health4Life cardiac rehabilitation work?

    Education: Learn about healthy lifestyle changes to restore and maintain your vascular health
    Exercise: Participate in group, monitored exercise sessions
    Nutrition: Receive one-on-one counseling and group education on dietary recommendations
    Support: Join other participants who share your desire for healthy change

    What are the key health benefits?

    • Improve walking distance
    • Relieve troublesome symptoms
    • Enhance your quality of life
    • Decrease your cardiovascular risk

  • • Were you recently diagnosed with diabetes?
    • Have you had new complications or made changes to your diabetes treatment?

    Our diabetes educators can help you develop a plan to stay healthy and better manage your diabetes.

    How does Health4Life Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support work?

    Education: Learn healthy living strategies from clinical experts in group and one-on-one settings
    Exercise: Discover ways to incorporate activity and exercise into your busy life
    Nutrition: Adopt an evidence-based healthy diet with the help of a diabetes educator
    Support: Join other participants who share your desire for healthy change

    What are the key health benefits?

    • Improve your blood sugar and A1C levels
    • Reduce your risk of stroke and heart attack
    • Better manage your diabetes, and reduce the risks associated with complications
    • Increase self-esteem and coping abilities

Who is eligible for Health4Life programs?

Patients come to us via physician or health provider referrals. Whether recovering from a heart attack, living with chronic lung
disease, or working to prevent the onset of diabetes, we can help patients take more control over their health so they can get more
out of life.

To schedule an initial consultation call
970.384.7555