February is Heart Month!
Many people believe that heart disease is an unavoidable part of aging; however, there are many ways to keep your ticker in tip-top shape.
It’s true, heart disease is a major threat to the health of seniors — in fact, it’s one of the top three leading causes of death in Canada. Heart disease risks do increase with age, but it doesn’t have to be an inevitable part of getting older. Making some simple changes including forming some healthy lifestyle habits and maintaining a heart-healthy diet can help protect you.