Heart disease is a serious condition that requires lots of care. Especially if the disease manifests itself in a related condition like a stroke, other people may have to step in to take care of the individual. Parental caregiving can go two ways – either the parent takes care of their child, or the child must take care of the parent. Both of these are common scenarios, especially for serious conditions like heart disease.
In the United States one woman dies every minute from a cardiovascular event. Yet coronary heart disease is still considered by many as a "man's disease." Many women are actually unaware that coronary heart disease is the main killer among women over the age of 65; with their biggest fear usually being breast cancer. Women…