Falls

The Emotional Cost of Falls

The Emotional Cost of Falls

Ageism

Ageism and Stereotypes: How They Negatively Affect the Care of Seniors

By: Mark Cifarelli, PT Director of Clinical Content Development Raising kids is hard.  We are constantly role modeling, correcting, and instilling values and appropriate behaviors.  Just the other day, I had a discussion with my 12-year-old regarding a stereotype he heard about someone at camp.  He was genuinely concerned, and we talked about how to…

Clinical Impact: Making a Difference Through Data

Join us in the Lounge as host Katie Holterman, M.S. CCC-SLP, BCS-S, Senior Director of Clinical Programming & Development sits with Mark Cifarelli, Director of Physical Therapy Clinical Services, and Meredith Brunk, Director of Occupational Therapy Clinical Services, to discuss their new roles. The team discussed where they see clinical services growing within the next…

Geof Diek

Legacy Healthcare Services Appoints Geoff Diek as Vice President of Operations

RALEIGH, NC—Legacy Healthcare Services, a national therapy and wellness services provider, announced today the addition of Geoff Diek as Vice President of Operations. Diek brings a career of over 25 years of clinical, operational, and business development experience in the healthcare industry. He will be responsible for the day-to-day operations of the western region of…

Preserving Function: The Advantages of Legacy Healthcare Services

“We are always looking to make sure we can solve the problem before it starts and preserve function.” Join us in the Lounge today as host Katie Holterman, M.S. CCC-SLP, BCS-S, Senior Director of Clinical Programming & Development, sits with Joette Springle, Director of Community Outreach, to discuss Legacy Healthcare Services therapy services compared to…

Our Footprint

Legacy Healthcare Services is proud to be providing services in over 24 states and igniting the Legacy of senior adults across the nation. Arkansas Arizona Colorado Connecticut* Florida Georgia Illinois Indiana Kansas Kentucky Maryland Michigan Minnesota* Missouri North Carolina Ohio Oklahoma Pennsylvania South Carolina Tennessee Texas Utah Virginia Washington, DC Wisconsin* *States we are entering…

Better Speech and Hearing Month

Better Hearing & Speech Month: Communication is Key

At Legacy Healthcare Services, we utilize evidence-based clinical care to transform the lives of residents and empower them to live a life full of purpose, safety, and dignity. Communication is key! Speech therapy allows a person to maintain effective communication and maintain safety in a variety of situations. Our speech therapists (also known as speech-language…

Arthritis

Arthritis: The “Wear and Tear” Disease

I was recently talking with an older gentleman at my church discussing our various hobbies, but as he began to talk about his love of tennis, his face sort of dropped.  “Damn arthritis,” he said. “Just can’t do what I used to on the court.” He was specifically referring to osteoarthritis of his knee. While…

Your Voice Matters: Virtual Advocacy on the Hill

The National Association of Rehab Providers and Agencies hosted 93 meetings on April 28, 2022, for 53 participants across the US to discuss legislation and therapy providers such as Legacy Healthcare Services. 6 of the 53 participants were our Legacy leaders! Join us in the Lounge today as host Katie Holterman, M.S. CCC-SLP, BCS-S, Senior Director of Clinical…

Legacy Healthcare Services Announces Implementation of ZIBRIO Stability Scale

RALEIGH, NC — Legacy Healthcare Services, a national therapy services provider, announced today the introduction of ZIBRIO Stability Scale (ZIBRIO) technology to proactively determine specific fall risks in residents versus reacting once a fall happens. The purpose of the Stability Scale is to first, increase the accuracy of fall risk assessment (it identifies up to…