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December 15, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Why Dementia Caregivers Experience Higher Levels of Stress and Burnout

The demands of caregiving can be overwhelming, especially for family caregivers of people with dementia. People with dementia generally require high levels of care, and....

December 15, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

How Food Affects Mood | Nutrition for Seniors

Our relationship with food is so much more than just a need for calories. The fact we even have a “relationship” with food is telling enough.

December 15, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Nutrition for Seniors | Heart Healthy Foods and Habits

Maintaining a well-balanced diet can be challenging the older we get.  Our bodies change, medications can make it more difficult to enjoy the taste of food, and our....

December 15, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

VIDEO: Choosing the Right Assisted Living Facility for a Couple

No matter how close a couple is, their individual needs can be far apart when it comes to aging and the care they require. When searching for an assisted living....

December 9, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Nutrition and Dementia: Healthy Foods Boost Memory

 
Getting the proper nutrition is important to keep your body healthy and strong. For those with dementia, poor nutrition can cause excessive weight loss. Poor....
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,....