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Care for the Heart

Since heart disease is our nation’s No. 1 killer, it’s important to understand the risks and symptoms of heart disease, plus be aware of ways to improve heart health.

Freedom Home Healthcare is experienced in caring for someone with heart disease as well as someone recovering from heart surgery or a stroke. Contact us for more information, and discover our customized options for varying elder care needs in the New Jersey area.

Web Resources:

Cardiovascular Disease 101
This overview is provided by the Mayo Clinic to help people understand the basics of cardiovascular disease and the conditions that can affect heart and blood vessels.

Heart Information Sheets
The American Heart Association offers a number of downloadable information sheets to answer any heart-related questions (also available in Spanish).

Assess Your Cholesterol with this Personal Online Survey
This online cholesterol health assessment reveals risk for heart disease, as well as information, tips and strategies for improving cholesterol levels. Also check out this Heart360 online tool from the American Heart Association.

High Blood Pressure Health Risk Calculator
Calculate your health risks from high blood pressure and learn how a few simple changes can lower your risk.