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December 8, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Benefits of a Short-Term Respite Stay in Assisted Living for Family Caregivers

Providing care to an aging parent can be rewarding. It can also be stressful and time-consuming. According to Caregiving in the U.S., the mental and physical toll on a....

December 8, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

4 Ways to Cope with Caregiver Stress

Caring for an aging loved one isn’t easy. From shopping and food preparation to dressing and grooming to researching care services and managing financial matters, family....

December 8, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

VIDEO: What are the Best Care Options for Couples? Different Questions to Ask

 

It can be a difficult time if both of your elderly parents need help receiving care, and yet their needs may require different levels of care. When you start looking....

November 30, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Home for the Holidays: A Checklist for Visiting Elderly Parents Living Alone

The holidays are wonderful for reminding us to make time for the important people in our lives, especially our families.

For families with an aging parent living alone,....

November 30, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Nutrition and Seniors: Why Your Mom’s Appetite May Have Changed

As parents age, proper nutrition becomes even more important to their health, quality of life and vitality. Unfortunately, many changes occur that can make eating less....

November 30, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

How to Slow the Progression of Memory Loss

If your loved one has just received a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, you might be grieving over the expectation of losses you and your family will....

November 24, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Caregiving for Someone with Dementia? Tips for Navigating the Holiday Season

The holiday season is already stressful. Schedules get busy and emotions run high. If you’re also caring for a loved one with dementia, it can be overwhelming.

November 24, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

What is a Respite Stay?

Caregiving is tough a business for the family of an ailing senior — especially as the primary or only caregiver. There’s no such thing as a night off, or a weekend away.....

November 24, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

How Important is Senior Nutrition?

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is important for everyone. But seniors are at greater risk of failing to the meet their nutritional needs, and being misdiagnosed with....