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May 22, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

How Dementia Caregiving Classes Led Me to Life at Highgate

If you feel unprepared for your caregiving role, you’re not alone.  

May 15, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Couples Care: A Q-and-A with Senior Sweethearts Who Call Highgate Home

Delores met Bob when, in 1935, his dad got a job at the local sugar factory and the family moved in next door.

May 8, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

What Makes Highgate’s Positive Approach to Memory Care Unique

Why do you answer the same question over and over again, spend over 10 minutes buttoning a shirt, drive to two doctor appointments a week, and stay up every night....

May 1, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Highgate's Holistic Care Philosophy

Marcie Suppe knows how to hand out pills. She’s a registered nurse, but as Highgate Senior Living’s Director of Resident Services, you’re much more likely to find her....

April 24, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Highgate’s Purposeful Living Philosophy

When Angie Larrabee walked into Highgate Senior Living headquarters for her first day on the job in 2012, she knew she had found the right fit.

April 17, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Slideshow: 8 Fun Crafts for Seniors to Do at Home

Crafting isn’t just about creating a scrapbook or making holiday decorations. Research shows that arts and crafts have numerous health and mental benefits for seniors.

April 10, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Can Couples Live Together in Assisted Living?

Your dad is 78 and in relatively good shape. Your mom is a 74-year-old with moderate memory loss and diabetes. What happens when it becomes clear that your dad can’t....

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.

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?