• By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Dec 4, 2019

    The Many Moods of Heart Failure and the Caregiver Challenge

    Caregivers play an important role in the well-being of chronic heart failure patients. In addition to helping their loved one manage the physical and medical aspects of heart failure, they are called on to help with the patient’s emotional health. According to Ann Laramee, APRN, Cardiology Nurse Practitioner in Cardiology…more.

    Categories: Caregiving, General
  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Nov 20, 2019

    How To Support a Friend with Heart Disease

    Editor’s Note: When a family member or friend is sick with a chronic disease like heart failure, the role of caregiver often falls to women. However, more than one in three women is living with some form of cardiovascular disease themselves: It is the number one killer of women in…more.

    Categories: Caregiving, General
  • By Real World Health Care Editorial Staff  |  Nov 5, 2019

    Understanding Chronic Heart Failure: Advice for Caregivers

    Are you caring for a loved one with chronic heart failure? Being a family caregiver can feel overwhelming and isolating, but you are not alone. According to the American Heart Association, more than six million American families have an adult member dealing with heart failure. And while living with any…more.

    Categories: Caregiving, General
  • By Linda Barlow  |  Dec 11, 2013

    Get Your Flu Shot Now to Stay Healthier Later

    So you think you’re too busy to get your flu shot? It’s easy to put off, but taking the time to do it sooner rather than later could prevent you from getting sick while helping to protect those you care about – during the holidays and beyond. That’s why the U.S.…more.

  • By Linda Barlow  |  Sep 26, 2013

    World Heart Day Underscores Why Exercise and Diet Count

    This year’s World Heart Day on Sunday, September 29 will focus on raising awareness around changes that individuals – especially women and children – can incorporate into their daily habits to reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). Created in 2000 by the World Heart Federation (WHF) to highlight…more.