The American Heart Association recently published a paper on the importance of continuing personalized Preventative Care for patients over the age of 75. According to the statement, despite advanced age, health care providers should continue to work with older patients to provide them with preventative care. The American Heart Association states that addressing health conditions for older patients can help reduce the possibility of cardiovascular disease, there are many peripheral benefits that help improve the quality of life.


We are continuously seeing more and more emphasis on the importance of disease prevention and healthier lifestyles. Significant amounts of research show that by maintaining a healthy lifestyle and monitoring health issues before they become disease or illness, can greatly increase overall quality of life, and reduce costs associated with healthcare. The American Heart Association shows that even at advanced ages, patients and healthcare providers should continue to focus on preventative care.

 

Source: http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/early/2013/10/28/01.cir.0000436752.99896.22

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