15th Annual March Mayhem Basketball Tournament of Champions

March 6th, 2020 | Senior Health


The Importance of Healthy Eating for Seniors

January 31st, 2020 | Senior Health

Eating a nutritious and well-balanced diet is important for anyone, but even more important as you age and the needs of your body change. Eating well is going to ensure that you remain active and energized, maintain a healthy weight and stay in the…


What Can I Do To Prevent A Heart Attack - Heart Health and Aging

January 28th, 2020 | Senior Health

The heart is an incredible organ. From the time you’re born to the time you die, it never stops working, not even when you’re asleep. Once it starts beating it won’t stop until its work is done. The heart works by pumping blood throughout…


National Senior Citizens Day is August 21

August 20th, 2019 | Senior Health

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7 Foods That Can Improve Brain Function

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When it comes to health, there’s a lot of misleading or outdated information.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…