Between 2002 and 2003, heart or other circulatory conditions caused activity limitations for 101.9 of every 1,000 people between the ages of 65 and 74; for 162.6 of every 1,000… [ Get More Details ]
About 90% of women who have normal blood pressure at the age of 65 will develop hypertension by age 85.
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A study of ischemic stroke survivors who were at least 65-years-old found that at 6 months post-stroke 50% had some one-sided paralysis, 30% were unable to walk without some assistance,… [ Get More Details ]
Increased hospital admissions and prolonged length of stay for patients who do not undergo treatment
Medicare severe symptomatic aortic stenosis (sSAS) patients who do not undergo treatment have an average of 1.9 hospital admissions per year and prolonged lengths of stay — 11.5 hospital days… [ Get More Details ]