American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month!

According to the American Heart Association…

  • About 836,000 people die of heart disease in the US every year
  • Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US for both men and women
  • Cardiovascular disease is the cause of about 1 death every 40 seconds on average
  • Most heart attacks happen on a Monday
  • Coronary heart disease is the most common type of heart disease in the US and accounts for 1 in 7 deaths in the US

The Warning Signs of a Heart Attack Include:

  • Chest pain/discomfort
  • Upper body/arm/neck/jaw/upper stomach pain or discomfort
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea, lightheadedness, cold sweats

See how Colonial Life can help with their Critical Illness Plan…

Why You Need Critical Illness Insurance

Colonial Life Critical Illness Insurance helps supplement your major medical coverage by providing a lump-sum benefit that is tax free!  When a critical illness strikes, major expenses often follow.  Health insurance may cover some of your medical costs, but not everything.  In addition to your day-to day bills, you could incur costs for treatment and recovery, such as: 

  • Deductibles and co-pays
  • Expenses related to out-of-network treatment and additional medical procedures
  • Travel, lodging and meals during treatment
  • Lifestyle changes that may lead to better heath
  • Rehabilitation and home health services
  • Child care

Click here to view the Critical Illness Brochure. 
Contact us for more information on how this can help.