"...to enhance the quality of life for senior citizens...through education and legislation."
First the bad news: After decades of major progress in reducing deaths from diseases of the heart and blood vessels, the decline in cardiovascular mortality has slowed significantly, according to the latest report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The researchers called their findings alarming, suggesting that cardiovascular benefits from medical interventions may have reached a saturation point and that further improvements depend largely on changes in society and personal behavior.
“We shouldn’t assume that chronic diseases automatically occur with aging. Living healthfully until we die is an achievable goal.”