Posted: 9/24/2021 5:31 PM by
Stress and depression are common conditions for the elderly, however they often go misdiagnosed or undertreated. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that as much as 80 percent of the elderly population in the United States have a chronic health condition such as heart failure, which can significantly increase their chances of developing a depressive disorder.
Posted: 9/24/2021 5:07 PM by
If your senior loved one has been diagnosed with heart failure, light to moderate exercise will slow their heart rate, open their arteries and reduce shortness of breath. This means less time spent in the hospital and possibly a longer life, so Mom and Dad can keep doing the activities they love!
Posted: 9/24/2021 5:01 PM by
Heart failure is scary, but when your loved one knows they have the full support of their family, it lifts their heart, calms their emotions and inspires joy amid their health challenges. By taking the time to understand what causes heart failure, how to recognize its symptoms and how to respond, you can provide a second layer of support to your loved one, as they begin to navigate the reality ...