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October 9, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Deciding the Best Pet Option for Older Adults

Pets can be a great boon for seniors’ health and wellness. Companionship, exercise and a sense of purpose are just some of the benefits. Pets can also reduce blood....

October 5, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

5 Ways Assisted Living Facilities Can Help Decreases Depression in Older Adults

As we age, we can become more susceptible to depression. Through the years, we lose friends and family or even experience the loss of a spouse and chronic health....

September 22, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Senior Assisted Living Care Options

When mom and dad start struggling to care for themselves, you’ll be faced with an onslaught of decisions, beyond senior assisted living options. It can be difficult to....

September 22, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Is It Dementia? 10 Warning Signs Family Members Should Watch For

First, your father misplaces his keys. Then, your mother has trouble finding the right word when you’re eating dinner together. The following week, they call you (again)....

September 22, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

How to Find the Best Senior Living Facilities in My Area

Maybe your loved one is experiencing a decline in health. Sometimes, they just want to avail themselves of the luxuries of senior living like cleaning, laundry and....

September 14, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Comparing Assisted Living Costs to Home Care Costs

While cost is far from the only factor in the decision to move your loved one to a senior living community, it’s certainly an important one. So many caregivers are....

September 14, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

7 Ways to Get a Parent to Say “No” to an Assisted Living Facility

You think it’s time for dad to move into an assisted living facility. His health and mobility are declining, and you think a senior living community is better suited to....

September 14, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

5 Benefits of Pet-Friendly Assisted Living Facilities

Everyone knows pets can improve the quality of our lives. We forge lasting relationships with these sweet, loyal creatures, and just thinking of them can put smiles on....

September 9, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Moving a Parent to a Memory Care Facility: Having “The Talk” with Siblings

Moving a parent with dementia to a memory care facility is easier said than done when challenging family dynamics throw a wrench in the decision-making process. Getting....