Highgate Blog

October 22, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

How Transportation Services in Assisted Living Helps Seniors Stay Active

Jerry was an active senior — until he stopped driving due to poor eyesight. Then his world got a lot smaller.

October 15, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

How Assisted Living Helped Me Gain More Independence

Someone recently asked Gayle why she lives at Highgate at Yakima if she’s independent. Her response?

October 8, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

Putting the Word Community in Assisted Living Community

When you think about assisted living, you might imagine something resembling a facility — something cold and institutional. At Highgate, our residents and team....

September 24, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

23 Caregiver Tips for Encouraging Good Hygiene in Older Adults

Has your aging loved one stopped caring for their hygiene?

September 17, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

End-of-life Care: How Senior Living and Hospice Partner Together

There are a lot of misconceptions about hospice care. One of the biggest? That hospice is where you go when you’ve given up.
September 10, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

Is Cohabiting with an Aging Parent Right for Your Family?

Cohabitating with an aging parent is a big commitment and one that isn’t always the best answer for some families. But how do you approach this touchy subject without....
September 3, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

5 Common Questions When Considering Assisted Living for the First Time

So you’ve heard about assisted living. But what exactly is it? How is assisted living different from nursing home care? And how does assisted living work financially?

August 31, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

5 Tips for Living Life to the Fullest with Dementia

If you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed with dementia, you might be worried about how the disease and memory loss will affect quality of life.

August 25, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

Highgate Welcomes Visitors to Communities with Safety in Mind

In July, Highgate at Bellingham hosted its first in-person family night in over a year, and residents, visitors, and staff alike were thrilled.