More than 300,000 people die every year in the United States due to sudden cardiac arrest. Senior citizens have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, and more than 70 percent of adults over age 60 have some form of cardiovascular disease.
Health conditions can lead to cardiac arrest, but a host of other factors can also lead to a life or death situation. Knowing CPR can save lives if people are trained and ready to take action when needed. Here are five reasons to learn CPR.
Read the full story here.– The Orange County Register