Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) is a part of life for many seniors. In fact, it is the leading cause of death among adults in North America.
If you have coronary artery disease, we will provide you with education and resources to help you manage your health, including:
Health Report card(s), listing recommended preventive screenings you may need:
You also have access to BlueConnect where you can view articles on health education, create action plans, sign up to participate in health challenges, and much more. Get started today!
You will receive a variety of educational materials designed to teach you more about living with CAD. These materials include specifics on tests, diet, exercise, medications, and symptom management. This information can also be taken for review and discussion with your health care provider.
Support from a registered nurse
Case Management Programs - In certain health situations, you may be eligible to work one-on-one with a case manager. For more information, visit Case Management Programs.
The Telephone Learning CenterTM (TLC) toll-free line gives you access to comprehensive medical information 24 hours a day. You can speak with a registered nurse for information on a wide array of health topics by calling 1-888-215-4069. If you are hearing impaired, you can be connected to a TTY line by dialing 711 (24 hours/day 7 days/week). Ask the TTY operator to connect you to the TLCSM1 Line (1-888-215-4069). For more information, visit the TLC page.
The information on this page is current as of 10/1/2016.
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