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December 17, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

Feeling Old? Do This, Not That

Does your mom tell you that she can’t do what her physical therapist asks her to try? Or perhaps your dad feels too tired to go on a walk with the grandkids. Do you hear....

December 10, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

9 Tips for Talking About Memory Care with Someone with Memory Loss

If there’s one thing Louisa Torres, memory care coordinator of the Cottage at Highgate at Temecula, has learned about caring for people with memory loss, including her....

December 3, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

You Are Not the Parent: The Problem with Caregiving Catchphrases

Taking away the car keys, parenting your parents, role reversal — you might hear these phrases a lot when people talk to or about older adults, but elderspeak and....

November 26, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

3 Life Lessons Learned by Memory Care Caregivers

A dementia diagnosis can feel like the beginning of the end. If there’s one thing Courtney Reifel has learned in her four years working in a memory care community, it’s....

November 19, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

5 Secrets Some Aging Parents Keep from Their Families

As your parents age, they will want both independence and support if they need it. But for many older adults, it’s hard to admit that they need help, especially if they....

November 12, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

How to Discuss Driving Retirement with an Aging Parent

Worried your loved one is no longer safe behind the wheel? The last thing you should do is threaten to “take away the keys.”

November 5, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

6 Pros and Cons of Living with an Elderly Parent

More older adults are cohabitating with their adult children, but before you move in with an aging loved one, it’s important to consider both the advantages and....

October 29, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

5 Reasons I Love Living in a Highgate Senior Living Community

Your mom might insist that living at home is what she wants, but she also might not be aware of what assisted living can offer.

October 22, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

How Transportation Services in Assisted Living Helps Seniors Stay Active

Jerry was an active senior — until he stopped driving due to poor eyesight. Then his world got a lot smaller.