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March 25, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

5 Lessons I Learned While Moving Mom to Memory Care

My brother recently called to remind me that by moving Mom to memory care, my siblings and I are helping to give Mom the care and lifestyle she deserves.
March 18, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

How We Talked to Our Mom About Moving to Memory Care at Highgate

My siblings and I knew it was time for Mom to move to memory care, but what we didn’t know was how to talk to her about it.
March 11, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

How I Addressed My Siblings' Objections to Moving Mom to Memory Care

When my mom called me terrified at 3 in the morning for the fifth time, I knew something had to change.
March 4, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

Why Your Aging Mom Might Be Feeling Anxious About Living at Home Alone

Does your mom have a pattern of calling multiple times during the night? Has she stopped running to the store or driving herself to doctor appointments?

February 25, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

5 Common Medication-Related Problems and How to Avoid Them

How many medications does your loved one take every day? If they’re anything like the average older adult, it’s probably at least four, and nearly 40% of seniors take....

February 18, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

What's on Your Bookshelf? Books Highgate Residents Are Reading

Claire loves the classics, Milile’s favorite is romance novels, Diane prefers reading technology, Rosalie isn’t even a reader, yet they all gather twice a week for ....

February 4, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

How to Make Your Apartment Feel Like Home, According to Residents

When Sally and her husband, Randy, moved into Highgate at Wenatchee, they brought TV trays. It made sense at the time: At home, they often ate while watching TV.

February 4, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

How to Get Involved in Your Loved One's Senior Living Community

One fear older adults have about moving to assisted living is that their family won’t visit. As a caregiver, you might even worry that your loved one won’t need you....

January 28, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

Digital Caregiving: Best Wearable Devices to Help Older Adults and Caregivers

Caring for elderly parents can be a challenge whether you have a full-time job and a busy lifestyle, are taking precautions due to COVID-19 to help seniors stay safe, or