February is traditionally known to be the romantic month. The month for lovers, flowers, and chocolates. It seems very fitting that it is also American Heart Month. Take your time being romantic, but don’t forget to show a little love to your heart.Read More
Heart health is a vital part of healthy aging and healthy living. These simple tips will help improve and/or maintain a healthy heart!Read More
When it comes to elderly health, the focus is usually on things such as the heart and the mind, but what about the mouth? Taking care of elderly teeth and gums is just as important. Senior dental problems can be common.Read More
The good news is we’re living longer. Medical advances have improved the odds of surviving conditions like heart disease and cancer. But as the population ages, a lot of us will develop Alzheimer’s. By 2025, more than 7 million Americans are expected to have the disease. Despite all the research, there is no cure.Read More
February is American Heart Month, which serves as a great reminder that keeping your heart healthy is extremely important.Read More
If you provide 24 hour senior care, here are some lifestyle changes your clients can make for better heart health.Read More
As a provider of senior care services, it's imperative that you're prepared for an emergency.Read More
A study recently published in the journal Circulation found that individuals in their 60s and 70s who participate in physical activity such as walking on a regular basis have the healthiest hearts.Read More
For older adults, a heart attack can serve as a serious wake up call to make healthy lifestyle changes. Though it can be difficult for family caregivers to help their loved ones change a lifetime of bad habits, there are some steps they can take to guide their elderly relatives toward living a more heart-healthy lifestyle.Read More
A new study published in The American Journal of Cardiology found cardiologists overlooked memory issues in almost 50 percent of elderly heart patients.Read More
A recent study published in the journal Physical Biology found that a new medical test looking for rare cells in the blood could predict which patients are at a higher risk of suffering a heart attack.Read More
According to researchers at Cork University in Ireland, blood pressure drugs may be able to slow the progression of Alzheimer's and even boost cognitive abilities.Read More
Heart attacks impact about 1 million people every year, and those that survive often face significant lifestyle changes. This is especially true for senior care providers whose patients have suffered a heart attack. The event places a greater emphasis on tailoring care and taking steps to lower the risk of an additional cardiovascular issue.Read More
Early diagnosis is often the key to effectively treating most healthy conditions, and new research from the Respiratory Institute at Cleveland Clinic found that a simple breath test might be able to accurately diagnose heart disease. While the study is still in its earliest stages, experts are hopeful the results could be a breakthrough in cardiovascular health management.Read More
A study from West Virginia University School of Public Health, Morgantown, found that exposure to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) found in items like nonstick cookware, microwave popcorn and food wrappers could cause cardiovascular disease. Those seeking home care for heart conditions should avoid the chemical and limit exposure to items that are high in PFOA.Read More
Although family history, sex and age are key factors that add to your risk of heart disease, there are easy prevention tips that can delay the onset of this ailment...Read More
Alternative treatments have become popular options for a host of senior health issues. Everything from acupuncture to deep tissue massage has proven to offer effective relief for a number of conditions, and when it comes to heart disease some experts say that yoga may be one of the best choices.
Alternative therapies have become popular among a large part of the population in recent years. Treatments such as acupuncture, yoga, massage and even lifestyle changes have been used to combat myriad medical conditions. Though some may question their effectiveness, the methods may offer benefits when it comes to senior care, especially helping manage heart disease.Read More
February is recognized as Heart Health Month in the United States, and although it’s important for senior care providers to focus on the cardiovascular well-being of their patients all year, they may want to recommit themselves to doing so this month. Seniors are often at a greater risk for heart issues during the winter months, and there are some steps senior caregivers can take to helping protect them from such incidents.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, and a heart attack is one of the most common forms. Recovering from a heart attack can be a difficult process, but being familiar with the challenges can make the process go smoother, and help family and professional caregivers be more equipped to meet the obstacles.
February is a month where our thoughts turn to the heart. While this may automatically be associated with the romance of Valentine’s Day, SYNERGY HomeCare is observing another important cause. The American Heart Association has named February American Heart Month, and SYNERGY HomeCare is excited to celebrate these 29 days of heart health.
Heart disease can happen to anyone. For some people lifestyle will determine whether they are susceptible to unhealthy heart conditions. On the other hand, having healthy habits can prevent or even reverse many types of heart disease. Here is a list of some of the most significant causes of heart diseases, and some tips on combating them.
The heart is an important organ- perhaps the most important in the human body. Without a healthy heart, our bodies cannot distribute nourishment and oxygen. Heart disease is painful, scary, and (for many people), a part of daily life. Here’s the good news: heart health is something that people of every age can pursue.