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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  • 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.

  • 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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  • 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.

  • 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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