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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....

August 28, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

5 Tips for Talking to a Parent About Moving a Spouse to a Memory Care Facility

It is probably never going to feel like the right time to have “The Talk” about a memory care facility with a parent who is the caregiver of a spouse with dementia. Many....

August 28, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Couples Care

Couples can consider assisted living facilities for many different reasons.  Perhaps your dad has a dementia diagnosis and your mom is looking for a little additional....

August 25, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Caring for Someone with Dementia? Here Are 4 Life-Changing Tips

A dementia diagnosis is devastating. It can be the longest goodbye you’ll ever experience. With a dementia diagnosis can come changes in behavior and personality. No....

August 25, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Isolated and Alone: Can Moving to an Assisted Living Community Decrease Loneliness?

Imagine a world where learning of a friend or sibling’s passing has become expected news, rather than an unexpected shock. Or a world where driving now seems like an....

August 16, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Alternatives to Medication for Treatment of Dementia Symptoms in Memory Care Facilities

Although most associate dementia with memory loss, other symptoms you might not be aware of include personality changes, anxiety, depression, paranoia, agitation and....

August 16, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Keeping It Fresh

You can smell it when you walk into a Highgate kitchen. You can see it, too. All the sights, sounds, and smells of a working, restaurant kitchen. Food made from scratch....

August 1, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Everyday Adventures in Highgate Assisted Living Facilities

Ziplining, hot air balloon rides, and a trip to Yellowstone National Park.  Likely not your first thoughts when you think of activities in an assisted living facility. ....

August 1, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Assisted Living Facilities with Memory Care Keep Mom & Dad Together

When a loved one receives a diagnosis of dementia, Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s or some other form of cognitive impairment, it’s life changing.  Particularly for a couple....