Support for Cardiovascular Disease in Seniors

At Sunrise communities, our resident-centered care approach can help support seniors living with cardiovascular diagnoses such as:

  • Acute myocardial infarction (AMI)
  • Congestive heart failure (CHF)
  • Coronary artery disease
  • High blood pressure
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Atrial fibrillation
  • Peripheral vascular disease

We’re proud to offer the following as part of our standard care services and capabilities. It’s all part of the Sunrise Difference:

  • Cardiovascular-related preventive care:
    • Monitoring of edema
    • Application of compression hose
    • Anti-coagulation management
    • Regular assessment of skin integrity
  • Attention to diet and overall health
    • Weight monitoring and regular exercise programs
    • Regular consultations with registered dieticians
    • Maintenance of proper nutrition and hydration, including Sunrise Signature Dining’s heart-healthy meal options like no-salt-added, consistent carbohydrate, and others
  • Coordination of care and services:
    • Visits by contracted physical and occupational therapists
    • Mobile x-rays
    • Assistance with transportation to local physicians’ offices
    • Integration with palliative and hospice care services
    • Routine laboratory tests
  • Nursing onsite and available on call 7 days a week
  • Around-the-clock, individualized support from Designated Care Managers
  • Medication administration including oxygen, nebulizers and inhalers
  • Monthly medication review by nursing staff and quarterly medication review by a pharmacist
  • Monthly wellness assessments