Highgate Blog

November 27, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Memory Loss Caregiver Tips: Having a Gratitude Attitude

Practicing gratitude is a great way to reduce stress when caregiving. Studies show that intentionally practicing gratitude can improve mood, lower stress, ward off....

November 20, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Using Aromatherapy to Increase Appetite in Loved One with Memory Loss

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. A time when many look forward to sitting around the table and enjoying the company of loved ones. But loss of appetite can....

November 13, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Slideshow: How Highgate Helps Seniors Stay Safely Connected

At Highgate, the activities program — better known as the Life Enhancement Program — is driven by the residents’ wants, needs, and interests.

November 6, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Questions to Ask When Going on a Virtual Senior Living Tour

There could be many reasons why you can’t tour a senior living community in-person. Whether social distancing due to coronavirus or exploring out-of-town communities,....

October 23, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

How Highgate Uses Music as Medicine for Memory Loss

Music is a powerful tool. It can lift your spirits, encourage you to be active, spark memories, and connect you with others. This is especially true for people with....

October 16, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

6 Tips for Making the Most of Your Virtual Assisted Living Tour

The need for seniors to live in a safe environment and to stay connected with the world around them doesn’t go away just because there’s a global pandemic. That’s why....

October 9, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

6 Tips for Caregivers for a Parent Experiencing Weight Gain

Most people gain weight when they age. However, if your loved one is experiencing rapid or significant weight gain, it could not only be a sign of an underlying....

October 2, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

What Type of Caregiver Personality Are You?

Do you remember the day when you realized that you’re a caregiver?

September 25, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

3 Tips for Solo Seniors Who Are Aging Alone

Carolyn never married or had children. As she got older, she didn’t have the built-in support system many other older adults rely on.