National Senior Citizens Day is August 21

August 20th, 2019 | Senior Health

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7 Foods That Can Help Prevent Dementia

August 12th, 2019 | Senior Health

We all have memories of being forced to eat our veggies as a kid - or just eating food that we didn’t necessarily like even though we knew it was good for us. When we grew up we pretty much ate what we wanted…


Identifying Dementia and Knowing When to Seek Help

July 9th, 2019 | Senior Health

Identifying Dementia and Knowing When to Seek Help

Having a conversation about dementia can be difficult for all involved. These conversations are challenging, but they have a meaningful, deeply personal impact on the lives of your loved one and family.

At Legend Senior Living®, our goal…


Elderly Dehydration Symptoms, Recovery and Prevention

June 6th, 2019 | Senior Health

As summer approaches and the weather gets hot, everyone needs to drink more fluids. This can be especially true for the seniors, because fluid and electrolyte deficiencies are among the most common issues seniors face.

Dehydration can exacerbate situations common for seniors, including:

  • Swallowing disorders caused…

Making Heart Health Choices

February 8th, 2019 | Senior Health

When it comes to health, there’s a lot of misleading or outdated information. You really don’t need a miracle diet; some magic beans, or snake oil to make an impact on your overall well-being. Many people think that taking medication will fix the problem…


6 Winter Safety Tips for Caring for Seniors and Those in Assisted Living When Bad Weather Hits

November 8th, 2018 | Senior Health

 

While senior care and safety are important year-round, winter time and cold weather present specific hazards to the elderly – especially those that need dementia care or Alzheimer’s care.  Memory issues, forgetfulness, and advancing age are both special concerns, but more so after the…


Benefits Of Good Nutrition

July 1st, 2018 | Senior Health

Eat Well. Live Well.

When you were younger, your mother probably instilled the idea of drink your milk and eat your veggies. Well, we agree with mom – and that concept doesn’t change as you age. While your appetite may change, you still need to…


Tips for Staying Hydrated

June 1st, 2018 | Senior Health

Dehydration occurs when the body doesn’t have enough water to carry out its normal functions. Water keeps our body moving! The need to stay hydrated as we age is critical – and hydration can be simple.

What does dehydration do to our bodies?

Early stages of dehydration…


Staying Independent in Senior Living

May 1st, 2018 | Senior Health

Moving into a senior living community doesn’t mean giving up your independence. There are many ways you can remain in control and retain your sense of self.

Get Involved

Senior living communities offer a wide variety of engaging activities. By getting involved, you can meet new people,…


Listen Hear: It’s Time to Think About Audiology and Your Hearing

October 30th, 2017 | Senior Health

Some seniors don't realize how much hearing loss affects them and the people around them. Others avoid treating their hearing loss because they think hearing aids may be uncomfortable, noisy, or ugly — a misperception that comes from witnessing older devices their parents or…