The number 1 cause of death for people age 65 and older in the United States is heart disease. While strides are being made in health care to reduce the number of people affected, it’s still not enough. Some of the most important things individuals can do to reduce their risk of heart disease is getting adequate exercise every week and taking advantage of your Medicare preventive benefits.
Don't count on a vitamin a day to protect you from heart disease. A large, well-designed study shows that men who took daily multivitamins for years did not lower the risk of heart attack, stroke, or death from cardiovascular disease.