Highgate Senior Living Blog

April 3, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

7 Ways Families Can Stay Connected with Loved Ones in Senior Living

One of the most important things assisted living and memory care communities offer older adults is the opportunity to stay connected and engaged.

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

March 27, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: How to Help Your Aging Parent Care for Their Pet

Is your mom having a hard time changing her cat’s litter box? Is your dad’s dog losing weight, or is the water bowl often empty when you arrive?

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

March 20, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

6 Tips from Family Caregivers for Making the Assisted Living Decision

There are lots of expert tips you can find about making senior living decisions for elderly parents, but sometimes, you just want to hear it from someone who has been in your shoes.

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

March 13, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Highgate's Senior Nutrition Philosophy

A chef with over 20 years of experience at high-end restaurants around the world, Khalid Iraqui knows how to make nutritious and delicious food. As the Director of Dining Services for Highgate....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living

March 6, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

5 Senior Heart Health Tips for Your Aging Parent

You’ve heard that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., so every time you walk into your dad’s house and he is sitting in his recliner, eating a bag of potato chips and watching....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

February 28, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Highgate’s Full Care for All Philosophy

When Mandy Ketcham walks into Highgate at Yakima, where she works as a Community Relations Coordinator, she’s not thinking about her to-do list. She’s greeting the first resident she sees, sitting....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living

February 21, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

How to Avoid Downsizing Disasters in a Parent’s Home

If your parent is getting ready to move, you’re probably getting ready to help them downsize. Although you might be tempted to take charge and handle the details yourself, that’s likely to cause....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

February 14, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: What Level of Care Should You Be Researching?

As you get older, you might start to hear your doctor talk about senior living or your daughter mention the perks of community living. If thinking about living in a nursing home has you looking....

Topics: Senior Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

February 10, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

4 Elements of a Highgate Community You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

Choosing a senior living community can be a difficult, stressful process for older adults and their families. Guilt and anxiety are inevitable, and it’s easy to second-guess your decision: Did we....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living

January 31, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

8 Shower Safety Tips for Aging Parents

Do you know what the most dangerous room in the house is? A lot of people think it’s the kitchen, and that’s a good guess given knives and the stove. It’s actually the bathroom and it only gets....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources