Patients

HeartLife Foundation is Canada’s first – and only – national patient-led heart failure organisation. 



 

If you’re living with heart failure, or someone you love has this chronic illness, click here to visit our closed facebook support group and join the conversation.

Faces of Heart Failure

Meet Sunny

Due to a genetic mutation, Sunny was diagnosed with Dilated Cardiomyopathy at the age of 18. Sunny was born in Surrey, British Columbia, a perfectly

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Meet Pegga

Weeks and months went by, and I increasingly became more fatigue and coughing a lot. I couldn’t walk very far and I stopped walking my

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Meet Tracy

I thought I was just getting out of shape and since I had always enjoyed good health I assumed I was in control of it.

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Meet Antonella

Something special happened to me two years ago. I’m here to say that I received the most precious gift of life. A new heart. I

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Meet Sharon

I intend to live as fully as I can for as long as I can, caring for my heart as best as I can, but

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Meet Marc

Needless to say, heart failure and the ‘what ifs’ were always on the back of my mind. I worried about having events at the gym,

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Join Us

Have your voice heard. If you are a patient, family member or friend of someone with lived experience of heart failure or if you are a practitioner, allied health professional, not-for-profit or corporate partner, or simply a concerned citizen – Become a member – it’s free.

Our Support Group

The HeartLife Foundation is a patient-driven charity whose mission is to transform the quality of life for people living with heart failure by engaging, educating, and empowering a global community to create lasting solutions and build healthier lives.