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11Aug 2021

The nutritional needs of the elderly are quite different from a youngster or even a typical middle-aged person.

For one thing, there are a ton of changes happening in your stomach. Add to that ongoing medication, poor dentition, weak bones, difficulty maintaining an active lifestyle – and things can take a toll on a person’s quality of life.

That’s why, in this post, we look at how aging affects a person’s dietary needs along with ways to combat the most common health concerns of old age. It is possible to age well, living a long, vibrant and vigorous life. Every small effort made on a daily basis counts and by following some of the following strategies you may overcome nutritional deficit and improve over-all health.

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08Feb 2021

Alzheimer’s is one of the commonest causes of dementia. Dementia is the all-encompassing term for memory loss much like heart disease is a term for all the diseases related to the heart. Dementia and Alzheimer’s affect cognition seriously enough that it starts to interfere with the everyday quality of life. Alzheimer’s accounts for about 60-80% of all dementia cases.

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14Nov 2020

The faux Oscar statuettes were about six inches tall, shiny and golden in all their painted plastic glory, and our Programs Coordinator, Francisco, handed them to the winners amidst enthusiastic applause.

— The Leo Wertman Residence

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30Oct 2020

Medication is often necessary to keep blood pressure in a healthy zone, but conscious diet decisions can have tangible positive impacts on long-term blood pressure management. Registered Dietitian Megan Wong shares with us some nutritious eating tips that Legacy has always strived to maintain for our seniors.

— The Leo Wertman Residence

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