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Heart Health: Heart Disease - CompassionCare Hospice

American Heart Month - CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada

Heart disease is caused by plaque building up in the arteries, but what can cause this? Fat and cholesterol in the blood High blood pressure Smoking Too much sugar in the blood (usually because of diabetes) The body needs cholesterol to function normally. However, your body makes all the cholesterol it needs. Over a period… Read more »


Importance Of Senior Nutrition - CompassionCare Hospice

Fruits and vegetables - eating healthy as a senior

Nutritional Importance For Adult Seniors 60 And Up As we age, eating a well balanced mix of foods every day has many health benefits. For instance, eating well may reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, bone loss, some kinds of cancer, and anemia. If you already have one or more of… Read more »


Heart Health - CompassionCare Hospice

Heart Health Month - CompassionCare Hospice of Las Vegas, Nevada. During Heart Health Month we aspire to educate the public about the risks of heart disease.

Did You Know That Heart Disease Is The Leading Cause Of Death In The U.S. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States? Your heart health is very important. When people talk about heart disease, they are usually talking about coronary heart… Read more »