Gold Crest Care Center, Bronx Nursing Home Promotes February Heart Awareness Month

Gold Crest Care Center in Pelham Bay, Bronx area recognizes February as Heart Awareness Month and hopes that many will learn how to properly prevent common risk factors for heart disease.

Bronx, NY (February 2014)  Gold Crest Care Center, a premier rehabilitation and skilled nursing center located in Bronx, New York, understands that Heart Disease, commonly referred to Coronary Artery Disease, afflicts millions of American adults each year. With many of its own residents diagnosed with heart disease year after year, Gold Crest Care Center hopes to raise awareness for February Heart Awareness Month.A National Survey from the Center for Disease Control shows that greater than 42% 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 Gold Crest Care Center 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. The American Heart Association has published high quality information on understanding and managing heart disease on their website

Gold Crest Care Center is a 175 bed skilled nursing facility situated in the beautiful Pelham Gardens section of the Bronx. Clinically affiliated with most of New York’s major hospitals, Gold Crest’s professional and compassionate staff provides around-the-clock medical and nursing care in a comfortable and caring environment that centers around its residents.Feel free to visit Gold Crest Care Center at 2316 Bruner Ave, Bronx, NY, for a tour of the facility. Give us a call at 718.882.6400 or check us out online at our newly redesigned website at Like us at on Facebook at GoldCrestCareCenter or follow us @GoldCrestCC.

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