By Bobbi Shaffer, heart recipient
All my life I thought I had asthma. I treated the condition and tried to work out to improve my stamina – what I didn’t know at the time was that I was aging my heart. I did everything I could to take good care of myself but one day when in 2001, I passed out at work and doctors discovered that I had hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. (more…)
On Nov. 5, more than 400 central Ohioans gathered at the King Arts Complex to experience ‘Elements,’ a theater production designed to educate the community about the need for organ and tissue donation. (more…)
I think health fairs are great. You usually get some incentive for attending, perhaps a reusable shopping bag to carry the swag given out by vendors or, if you’re really lucky, a snack!
As a new Lifeline of Ohio employee, my incentives for attending health fairs are to educate the public about organ and tissue donation and to hopefully sign people up in the Ohio Donor Registry by sharing the Donate Life message. (more…)