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May 27, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

How Gender Differences Play a Role in Health Care Decision-Making

Whether a brother and sister are working to identify care options for an aging parent, or two spouses are at odds with each other about what late retirement should look....

May 27, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

Top 6 Questions If You're Considering Memory Care in Flagstaff

If you’re exploring your memory care options in Flagstaff, Arizona, it probably means that your loved one’s memory is getting worse. Maybe you’re worried your dad isn’t....

May 20, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

What Caregivers Need to Know About Blood Pressure Guidelines for Seniors

Blood pressure guidelines don’t change that often. They are only changed when new evidence suggests the old ones weren't accurate or relevant anymore.

May 13, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

How Age Plays a Role in Health Care Decision-Making

There are some decisions that you’ll make with your aging parent that are relatively easy: Chicken or fish for dinner? There are others that, for a variety of reasons,....

May 6, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

6 Reasons We Love Our Highgate Nurses

Today is National Nurses Day and kicks off National Nurses Week, which is celebrated May 6–12 each year. Here at Highgate, we want to take the opportunity to recognize....

April 30, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

A Day in the Life at Highgate Senior Living

There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about what life in an assisted living community is really like. Some older adults even dangerously delay moving to a senior....

April 22, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

5 Tips for Helping Our Parents Feel That They're Not a Burden

Nearly 50% of aging parents say they’re worried about being a burden to their children. So how do you help them to avoid that feeling — especially if you are finding....

April 8, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

5 Tips When You’re the Only Sibling Concerned About Cognitive Changes in an Aging Parent

As the only sibling who lives in the same town as your parents, you spend a lot of time with your mom — and you’ve started to notice some changes that are concerning you.

April 1, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

5 Caregiving Apps to Help You Take Care of Your Loved Ones

If you’re a family caregiver, you’re also probably a part-time pharmacist, chef, chauffeur, delivery driver, financial adviser, administrative assistant, and....