0
What's new: The business case for wellness programs in senior living.

Scientific research

Search by topic

Access and utilize the ICAA library of scientific studies, reports and statistics to assist you with the development of your business case for wellness, program and community design and development, evidence-informed lifestyle choices and marketing strategies and approaches.

Topic- Cardiovascular health

 

Volunteering associated with lowered risk factor for heart disease-5110

Volunteering associated with lowered risk factor for heart disease

Chronic inflammation, measured by C-reactive protein (CRP), has been associated with risk of cardiovascular diseases (Medline Plus).

more

Cardiovascular health

An hour of exercise lowers risk of heart failure-5101

An hour of exercise lowers risk of heart failure

Heart failure occurs when the heart is unable to pump enough blood (and oxygen) to the rest of the body. It is more common in people 65 years and older (National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute).

more

Cardiovascular health

Eating fruit may lower risk of cardiovascular disease-5083

Eating fruit may lower risk of cardiovascular disease

Most studies on the relationship between cardiovascular disease, diet and physical activity have been conducted with populations in western countries, according to background to a study presented at the European Society of Cardiology Congress.

more

Cardiovascular health

Higher intensity exercise helps women with irregular heartbeats-5075

Higher intensity exercise helps women with irregular heartbeats

An irregular (arrhythmia) or "quivering" heart beat is called atrial fibrillation, which is a risk factor for stroke, heart failure, blood clots and other conditions (American Heart Association).

more

Cardiovascular health

Fewer strokes among people 65 years and older-5045

Fewer strokes among people 65 years and older

The incidence (new cases) of stroke decreased 40% between 1988-2008 among a sample of Medicare patients 65 years of age and older who had been hospitalized and diagnosed with ischemic or hemorrhagic stroke.

more

Cardiovascular health

Unhappy social life may lead to hypertension-4780

Unhappy social life may lead to hypertension

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease and stroke.

STUDY: Participants in the Health and Retirement Study, a multi-year survey of 1,502 healthy adults ages 50 and over, reported on how often they experienced negative interactions (exchanges or behaviors that involved excessive demands, criticism, disappointment or other unpleasantness) with their partners, children, other family members and friends.

more

Cardiovascular health

Total items: 177

icaa 100 members