Highgate Senior Living Blog

September 18, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

5 Unique Benefits of Living at a Highgate Senior Living Community

If you’re searching for the best senior living community for your loved one, you might have noticed that with so many options for today’s aging population, it can be hard making a decision.....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living

August 30, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Does Your Loved One Need Memory Care?

If you’re caring for someone with dementia, there will come a time when caring for them at home might not be best for you or your loved one. Making the decision to research memory care is an....

Topics: Memory Care Resources

August 23, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

5 Common Challenges You Should Be Prepared for When Holding a Family Meeting

Chances are that if you’re reading this article, you’ve experienced some sort of conflict with your siblings in the past, and you’re looking to avoid it in the future with some tough decisions....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

August 16, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

When Aging Parents Worry About Being a "Burden"

No matter your age, it’s not easy asking for help with things you were once capable of handling and managing yourself. If you’ve ever broken a bone, or spent time in the hospital recuperating, you....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

August 9, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Not All Assisted Living Communities Are The Same

Assisted living options vary widely: Some communities are in small homes with just a few residents. Others are in high-rise apartment-style buildings with hundreds of residents. Some only provide....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, About Highgate Senior Living

August 2, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Independent Living vs. Assisted Living: What's the Difference?

While similar, independent living and assisted living are not the same thing. Options from state to state and provider to provider can vary greatly. Here’s an overview of your options.

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Senior Living Resources

July 26, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Life After Caregiving: When a Parent Moves to Assisted Living

It’s hard to imagine what life will be like as a family caregiver as care needs of an aging parent increase. Careers, relationships, spiritual and physical needs take a back seat to focusing your....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, About Highgate Senior Living, Caregiver & Family Resources

July 19, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

5 Tips for Setting Realistic Boundaries and Expectations as a Family Caregiver

Do you keep agreeing to take on caregiving tasks that you really don’t want to do? Do you tolerate rude comments from your brother about caregiving decisions because you can’t handle conflict? If....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

July 12, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Life, Love, and Loss

Taking on the responsibility of caring for an aging parent or spouse might not seem, initially, like a life-altering change. At first, it might just be picking up groceries for your mom or dad....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

July 5, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Ambiguous Loss: Grieving a Loved One Who is Still Alive

Ambiguous loss is the feeling you get when someone is there physically, but not there emotionally or psychologically at the same time. If you’re a caregiver experiencing ambiguous loss, it can....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources