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      Heart Attack vs Heart Failure

      The heart works hard to provide your body with the oxygen it needs to function. It works while you sleep, eat, talk, run. It’s...


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      Tags: Heart health, CHF

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      What Is CHF Exacerbation?
      By Eric Carter On February 28, 2022

      What Is CHF Exacerbation?

      CHF, or congestive heart failure, is a chronic heart condition in which the heart isn’t able to meet the body’s demand for...


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      Tags: Heart health, CHF

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      Importance of Monitoring Heart Health

      The heart is the powerhouse of the body. As it pumps blood throughout your veins, it delivers needed oxygen to your cells....


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      Tags: Heart health, CHF

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      Impact of Caregiving on Your Health

      Caring for someone else — professionally or not — can significantly impact your life. As you focus on someone else, you may...


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      Tags: Caregivers

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      Finding Your Former Sweetheart This Valentine's Day

      Have you ever wondered what some of your old friends are up to these days? Or a past sweetheart? With today’s technology, it is...


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      Tags: Holidays, Senior Living

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      INFOGRAPHIC: 4 Stages of CHF

      Congestive heart failure, known as CHF, is a progressive heart condition that can make it difficult for seniors to remain...


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      Tags: Heart health, CHF

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      7 Devices to Monitor Heart Health

      The heart beats approximately 115,000 times per day, totaling 42 million times in a year! To keep your heart going strong, it's...


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      Tags: Technology, Heart health

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      Diet for Seniors with CHF
      By Ruby Cemental On January 24, 2022

      Diet for Seniors with CHF

      Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a serious heart condition in which the heart can’t pump effectively. It is characterized by ...


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      Tags: Senior Health

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      Best Activities for CHF
      By Ben Cornu On January 17, 2022

      Best Activities for CHF

      Seniors living with CHF, congestive heart failure, may experience fatigue, shortness of breath, swelling, irregular heartbeat, or...


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      Tags: CHF

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      What You Need to Know about Fluid Retention in CHF

      Congestive heart failure (CHF) is a chronic heart condition in which the heart pumps ineffectively and fluid builds up throughout...


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      Tags: CHF

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      The Importance of Home Care for Seniors with CHF

      Approximately 5.7 million people in the United States have congestive heart failure (CHF). This condition is the result of fluid...


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      Tags: Senior Health, Home Care

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      Should I Get the Pneumonia Vaccine?

      Pneumonia is common among seniors — especially in the cooler winter months when everyone spends a bit more time indoors. But...


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      Tags: Pneumonia