Highgate Blog

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,....

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....

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.

October 15, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

How Assisted Living Helped Me Gain More Independence

Someone recently asked Gayle why she lives at Highgate at Yakima if she’s independent. Her response?

October 8, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

Putting the Word Community in Assisted Living Community

When you think about assisted living, you might imagine something resembling a facility — something cold and institutional. At Highgate, our residents and team....

September 24, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

23 Caregiver Tips for Encouraging Good Hygiene in Older Adults

Has your aging loved one stopped caring for their hygiene?