Highgate Senior Living Blog

January 24, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

6 Pro Tips for Researching Assisted Living

When it comes to choosing an assisted living community, many people wait to move out of their home until it’s too late. Maybe your mom falls or your dad becomes very ill and you are then forced to....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources

January 17, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

What NOT to Do When Researching Assisted Living Communities

Choosing an assisted living community can be hard. After all, you want to make sure you find the best place for your loved one — but it also needs to be clean, well-run, and within your budget.

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Topics: Assisted Living Resources

January 14, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Highgate at Wenatchee Launches New Supportive Program for Residents

Something was off. The Resident Care Coordinator at Highgate at Wenatchee, Brooke Capps, was noticing that assisted living residents who were also in the middle stages of memory loss were....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, About Highgate Senior Living, Memory Care Resources

December 27, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

6 Ways Your Parent’s Life Would Be Better in Assisted Living

So you’ve heard a little bit about assisted living. Maybe your friend’s dad lives happily in an assisted living community or your sister’s co-worker’s mom just decided to move into one.

But your....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources

December 23, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Do Little White Lies affect the Caregiving Relationship with a parent?

When your mom is convinced your husband is hers or your dad believes your son’s 25th birthday party is really for him, it can feel cruel to remind them that no, your husband died 10 years ago or....

Topics: Memory Care Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

December 13, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

7 Tips When Caring for a Loved One with Memory Loss Over the Holidays

The holidays are supposed to be merry and bright, full of joyful celebrations with family and friends. But if you’re caring for a loved one with memory loss, you know that the holidays can be....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

December 6, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Have the Holidays Paused the Assisted Living Talk with a Parent?

The holiday season is in full swing, and everywhere you look, there’s a reminder to make the days merry and bright. But the thought of talking with a parent about moving to assisted living....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

November 22, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

When Should You Consider Memory Care for a Parent?

If your mom were to fall and break a hip, chances are your family would start making a plan for transitioning her from the hospital to a care setting. You know what progress she needs to make in....

Topics: Memory Care Resources

November 15, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

What to Say When a Loved One with Memory Loss Doesn’t Recognize You

You never forget the first time a parent doesn’t recognize you. The loss is heartbreaking. And it doesn’t get easier each time she can’t remember your name or is convinced you’re her sister.

Topics: Memory Care Resources

November 8, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

4 Reasons to Make the Assisted Living Move Sooner Than You Think

While some might see assisted living as “the beginning of the end”, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Many people move to assisted living so they can actually live their life to the fullest....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Senior Living Resources