- Take a lead in cooking healthier meals
- Exercise is better with company—if it’s prescribed, join in and help manage weight and lower stress, together
- Keep tabs on fluids—retaining liquids is common in CHF
- Talk to your doctor about cholesterol, blood pressure and other needed heart health screenings, and learn more, courtesy of the , opens new window
- Get on the right path with , opens new window
Caring for CHF
There are ways to treat CHF and slow its progression. You might need to help make sure your loved one is taking medicine as prescribed or getting support after surgery, like cardiac rehabilitation. This medically supervised program may improve heart health after heart attack, heart failure or heart surgery, for more independence and improved quality of life. Learn more—visit the , opens new window and search for cardiac rehab.
Applying knowledge to heart disease prevention
Find your—or your loved one’s—risk of heart disease with , opens new window from the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association. Then schedule an appointment with the doctor to discuss how to improve heart health.