Heart Disease in the Elderly

Plaque buildup in the artery walls that narrows and/or blocks blood vessels and can lead to a heart attack.

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  • Caring for a Loved One with Heart Failure

    Understanding what stage of heart failure a senior is in and learning how to help them manage their lifestyle to minimize symptoms can provide you both with added comfort and confidence.

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  • What to Expect After a Heart Attack

    Your loved one suffered a heart attack. Thankfully, he or she survived. But that leaves the question: What now? What can you expect after a heart attack? What symptoms are normal and what are not?

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  • Hospice Care for the End Stages of Heart Disease

    With heart disease it can be difficult to understand when to call hospice. Explore the guidelines for determining when to bring in hospice in the end stages of heart disease.

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  • Changes to Make in Your Life After a Heart Attack

    When someone has a heart attack, their life, as well as the lives of the people who care for them, changes forever.

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