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June 28, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Caregiving at Home for an Aging Parent

If you’re a family caregiver, it won’t come as a surprise to you that caring for an aging loved one at home is usually more than you expected. The recently released AARP report Home Alone Revisited

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

June 21, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Watch Out: 9 Safety Hazards That Could Be in Your Parent’s Home

Advancements in technology and enhanced medical equipment are making it easier than ever for seniors to live at home longer. Yet, research shows that you may have overlooked some of the most....

Topics: Senior Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

June 21, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Is Home Care More Affordable Than Assisted Living?

Although cost is far from the only factor that should be considered when deciding between home care and assisted living, it certainly is an important one.

Topics: Financial Resources, Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

June 21, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Safety First! Assisted Living is a Safer Bet Than Staying at Home

Whether it’s because of sentimental attachment, or simply fear, anxiety and hesitation that come with change, it can be difficult to make the decision to move to assisted living. It might be worth....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

June 14, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Slideshow: Deciding Between Home Care or Assisted Living

When a parent needs help with care or managing the day to day responsibilities of owning a home, it might be tempting to hire a home care agency. But, assisted living might actually offer an....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

June 14, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Assisted Living vs. Home Care: How to Choose

According to a Pew Research Center Survey, 25% of Americans with at least one parent age 65 or older say their parents need help handling their affairs or caring for themselves. But, managing a....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

June 14, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: The Key Differences Between Home Care and Assisted Living

Choosing between home care and assisted living involves many factors. It is a complex decision, and what is right for your loved one will depend on your family’s unique needs, values, and....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

May 31, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Embracing Change

Change as we age is inevitable. While some embrace it, others fear the changes that will come with each passing year, afraid that the best years have passed.

Life purpose throughout the adult....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

May 31, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

5 Things to Avoid Saying to Your Aging Parents

 

You might have fond memories of your parent holding your hand while walking you into school for the first time. Or, memories of a home-cooked dinner waiting on the table for you. Maybe, your....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

May 24, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Slideshow: What Seniors Want

A lot has been written about caring for aging parents from the perspective of the adult child. There are books about how to care for aging parents and articles about how to cope with caregiver....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources