Heart Center

Cardiopulmonary Support Groups

Mended Hearts

A volunteer education/support group consisting of people who have heart disease, their spouses, family members, medical professionals and other interested individuals. This group is facilitated by a cardiac rehab professional. Newsletters are published each month and an educational program is presented at each meeting. Meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Mission Conference Center located at 26726 Crown Valley Parkway.

A Gift of Heart – An Organ Transplant & Donor Support Group

The Gift of Heart is an organ transplant and donor support group for patients and families of those who have received, are waiting for or who’s loved one has donated an organ. It provides a place to share the miracle and challenges that occur during this process. This group is facilitated by a registered nurse. Meets the 4th Monday of every other month at 7 p.m. in the Mission Conference Center located at 26726 Crown Valley Parkway. For more information call the CardioPulmonary Rehab Center at (949) 364-7755.

PREP / Pulmonary Support Group

This is an educational/support group consisting of patients who have pulmonary disease, their spouses, family members, and other interested individuals. This group provides an opportunity for all individuals to ask questions, relate concerns and share common experiences with each other. The group is facilitated by the PREP coordinators. Newsletters are published each month and an educational program is presented at each meeting. Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month at 12 p.m. in the Mission Conference Center located at 26726 Crown Valley Parkway. For more information call the CardioPulmonary Rehab Center at (949) 364-2106.

Healthy Heart and Lifestyle Series

This is a series of educational classes designed to help you learn the basics for developing a healthy lifestyle. Topics addressed include modifying behaviors, how the heart works, risk factor modification, stress management, exercise/activity guidelines and nutritional information. The series is held in the CardiaoPulmonary Rehab Center, 26732 Crown Valley Parkway, Suite 281, Mission Viejo, CA 92621. For more information and dates for the topics of the next series please call (949) 364-7755.

Heart Rhythms and Device Series

This is a series designed to help you learn more about your heart health related to an abnormal heart rhythm (such as Atrial Fibrillation) or an implanted device such as a pacemaker or internal cardiac defibrillator (ICD). Everyone is welcome to this fun, informal support group where you can express concerns with other people who have similar conditions. Meets the second Tuesday of every other month from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Mission Conference Center located at 26726 Crown Valley Parkway. For more information call the Cath Lab at (949) 364-4880.