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HEALTH EDUCATION AND HEALTH PROMOTION 2The VARK model of learning. Heart complications are a tragic discovery to any individual. The condition is often fatal unless discovered early and treated before dire consequences. The presence of cardiac complication is more rampant upon the seniors than the juniors in the society (Mozaffarian et al., 2016). This ailment results from a number of reasons such as the blood vessels developing fat deposits and fibrous tissues that affect the pacemaker of the heart system and the development of hypertrophy around the heart muscle as a result of changes in the connective tissue of the heart walls. The reasons mentioned above make the heart of aged individuals more likely to develop complications than those of their younger counterparts.It is of paramount importance to ensure that the elderly are aware of this impending danger. Seniors in the society are not active due to their age factor. They are therefore more of visual and auditory learners. Educating them will be more efficient using a mix of both visual and auditory mediums. A community health educator would bemore effective in teaching in this group by first giving a short lecture to capture the attention of the audience. This lecture can also be used to relay facts and statistics about heart diseases and the elderly. After the lecture, the most suitable teaching method to follow would be using a film that discusses the complication more intently from the perspective of experienced professionals. This talk will teach the seniors how to avoid theillness and what steps to take when diagnosed. Finally, the educator could result in a

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