For the vast majority of patients with LVAD, it is a way to improve the quality of life and chances for long health and wellbeing. On the other hand, having the LVAD, requires a change in lifestyle and daily routine. The best source of knowledge for the transition to life with LVAD is our medical team. The most important thing to know is that you can live an active, full life with LVAD. Doing things that you enjoy, and spend time with people you love.