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AgoVita was created in honor of Andrew Holmes, with hopes that early detection and awareness will prevent heart-related deaths in our community and beyond.

First, we exist to honor a friend and loved one. Second, Ago Vita’s goal is to further awareness and education of common health issues, such as heart attacks and stroke. We partner with medical professionals and health facilities to educate people of the risks of heart attacks and strokes, as well as encourage proper diagnostic testing to individuals in the purpose of preventing heart attacks and strokes. Ago Vita encourages awareness by promoting healthy life choices, early scheduled health screenings and risk factor evaluation and education.


Who is Andrew Holmes?

A husband, a dad, a son, a friend, a cyclist—someone we lost too soon. Andrew Holmes passed away suddenly on April 13, 2012 as a result of a massive heart attack. He did, however, complete a great deal in his short 43 years of life. He grew up in Huntington, PA where he graduated from Huntington Area High School in 1987. He went on

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Heart Health Awareness – by Dr. Kaluza

Visit your doctor on regular basis, obtain screening blood work, and utilize counseling and education.     Posted February 2014: Hypertension is a major risk for cardiovascular disease . It affects approximately 50 million people in United States and 1 billion worldwide. You may wonder why is it so crucial to treat high blood pressure ? In clinical trials, antihypertensive therapy has been associated

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Meet the Team
Michele

Michele

Michele Ramey is Secretary for Ago Vita and a successful entrepreneur. A graduate of Niagara University, she spent time navigating the streets of New York with two Wall Street powers before being asked…

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sabrina

Sabrina

Sabrina Rathjen is a Minnesota native who loves spending time with her family, exercising, and traveling to new places. The passing of her friend, Andrew, has made a profound impact on her own life…

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scott

Scott

Scott Ramey is Executive Vice President for Transamerica. He is responsible for all of Transamerica’s strategic relationships. A graduate of John Carroll University…

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milford

Milford

Milford Rathjen hails from Chicago. He attended the University of Iowa where he was involved in his fraternity, Student Government, and also served on the President’s Advisory Council.

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