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Advanced Healthcare Solutions Promotes February as Heart Disease Awareness Month

Advanced Healthcare Solutions, a consortium of 46 skilled nursing facilities in Texas, recognizes that heart disease, commonly referred to as Coronary Artery Disease, afflicts millions of elderly residents in nursing homes everywhere.

PRLog - Feb. 17, 2014 - ARLINGTON, Texas -- Advanced Healthcare Solutions, a consortium of 46 skilled nursing facilities in Texas, recognizes that heart disease, commonly referred to as Coronary Artery Disease, afflicts millions of American adults and many elderly residents in nursing homes every year. There are many conditions that lead to heart disease, but key risk factors include previous family diseases, smoking, diabetes, poor or fatty diets, high blood pressure and even age, especially for those above the age 45.

A National Survey from the Center for Disease Control showed that greater than 42 percent of all nursing homes residents have previously been diagnosed with heart disease. Senior citizens are particularly susceptible to stroke and heart attacks, so it is imperative for them to learn how to control the major risk factors of heart disease with proper nutrition, weight management, and regular exercise or a general healthy lifestyle.

The staff at Advanced Healthcare Solutions are particularly careful to maintain the right living balance to help combat heart disease including delicious yet nutritious meals prepared in-house for all residents, regular cardiovascular exercise for all residents and creating a friendly, non-stressful living environment.

Awareness of risk factors and symptoms as well as early detection is the most common way to combat heart disease, but for too many elderly, heart disease is already a very real and scary part of their lives. The American Heart Association has published great information on understanding and managing heart disease on their website www.heart.org.

Dedicated to traditional values, our experienced team of professionals is committed to providing our residents with the highest quality care available, maintaining our position as a leader in skilled nursing facilities in Texas, and creating a family-like environment for our residents, families, associates and community members.

Advanced Healthcare Solutions is a consortium of 46 skilled nursing facilities throughout the state of Texas. We provide short-term physical, occupational and speech rehabilitation services along with long-term care. Our unparalleled person-centered care philosophy focuses on nurturing the individual through customized care options for all residents of our skilled nursing facilities.

We invite you to visit and meet our caregivers, take a tour, and experience the warm and compassionate environment of our centers for yourself. Learn more about Advanced Healthcare Solutions by calling (817) 607-7400 or visit www.ahstexas.com. Like us on Facebook at AHSTX or follow us on Twitter @AHSTEXAS.​

Advanced Healthcare Solutions
(817) 607-7400

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