Vein health topic of Nov. 15 Great River Health Systems program

Cara Sawyer, D.O., Great River Surgeons, will discuss vein health as women age at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15. The final program in this year’s Red Hot Mamas series will be in the Blackhawk Room on the lower level of Great River Wellness Plaza, 1401 W. Agency Road, West Burlington.

Veins carry blood to the heart. They can weaken and reduce circulation as people age. Without care, aging veins can lead to serious complications. Participants with learn how to recognize symptoms of vein problems and keep healthy veins.

A light supper and door prizes will be available at this free program. Register online at or call (319) 768-3491.

Red Hot Mamas is a program that educates women about physical and psychological changes as they age, and helps them make informed health care decisions. For more information, please visit