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Heart Disease Prevention Care

In-Home Care Services Specialized for Seniors with Heart Conditions

Arteriosclerosis or “hardening of the arteries” occurs when the inside walls of an artery become thicker and less elastic. The thickening reduces the area available for blood flow. Although arteriosclerosis reveals few symptoms at first, as plaque grows, it narrows the artery and in some cases blocks it entirely. This can lead to angina and heart attacks.

Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) is often encountered in the elder care field. It occurs when the heart cannot pump out enough blood to meet the needs of the body. All forms of heart disease may eventually lead to CHF. CHF is the most common cause of death for people over the age of 65. Approximately 75% of our clients are over the age of 65, making this disease very important in the senior health care arena.

Right at Home Hudson Valley Specific Care for Heart Disease

Right at Home has extensive experience in prevention and care with regard to home care solutions for clients with Heart Disease. We can customize a program that puts our client on a heart healthy diet, assist with physician-prescribed special exercises for heart clients, and help with daily activities of living.

Daily activities most often requested by our clients with Heart Disease include:

  • Meal Preparation
  • Light Housekeeping
  • Errand Services
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Incidental Shopping
  • Laundry & Linen Washing
  • Clothes Shopping
  • Develops and/or implements a heart healthy diet (including shopping and meal preparation, if necessary)
  • Assists with physician-prescribed exercises
  • Helps with the daily activities of living (such as Homemaking and Hygiene)
  • Provides medication reminders

Heart Disease Information and Resources

  • More than 80 million people in the U.S. and U.K. have some form of cardiovascular disease.
  • More than 35 percent of all deaths in those countries can be attributed to heart disease.
  • For a great resource on living with and preventing heart disease, visit the American Heart Association’s Healthy Lifestyle section.

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