February Heart Health Tips

February 12, 2021

February is heart health month

7 steps that can help keep your heart healthy:

1.  Don't smoke!

2.  Maintain a healthy weight.

3.  Engage in regular physical activity.

4.  Manage blood pressure.

5.  Eat a healthy diet.

6.  Take charge of cholesterol.

7.  Keep blood sugar, or glucose, at healthy levels.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in America.  The chance of developing heart disease can be reduced with a healthy diet and lifestyle.  Even simple, small changes in these areas can make a big difference in your heart's health.

Abernethy Laurels encourages residents to live a healthy lifestyle. Residents take advantage of numerous fitness classes that are offered as part of their wellness program. Enjoy a fresh salad in the Bistro before a relaxing swim class. It's important to keep your heart in great condition.