Highgate Senior Living Blog

June 21, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Is Home Care More Affordable Than Assisted Living?

Although cost is far from the only factor that should be considered when deciding between home care and assisted living, it certainly is an important one.

Topics: Financial Resources, Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

June 21, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Safety First! Assisted Living is a Safer Bet Than Staying at Home

Whether it’s because of sentimental attachment, or simply fear, anxiety and hesitation that come with change, it can be difficult to make the decision to move to assisted living. It might be worth....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

June 14, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Slideshow: Deciding Between Home Care or Assisted Living

When a parent needs help with care or managing the day to day responsibilities of owning a home, it might be tempting to hire a home care agency. But, assisted living might actually offer an....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

June 14, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Assisted Living vs. Home Care: How to Choose

According to a Pew Research Center Survey, 25% of Americans with at least one parent age 65 or older say their parents need help handling their affairs or caring for themselves. But, managing a....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

June 14, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: The Key Differences Between Home Care and Assisted Living

Choosing between home care and assisted living involves many factors. It is a complex decision, and what is right for your loved one will depend on your family’s unique needs, values, and....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

May 31, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Embracing Change

Change as we age is inevitable. While some embrace it, others fear the changes that will come with each passing year, afraid that the best years have passed.

Life purpose throughout the adult....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

May 31, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

5 Things to Avoid Saying to Your Aging Parents

 

You might have fond memories of your parent holding your hand while walking you into school for the first time. Or, memories of a home-cooked dinner waiting on the table for you. Maybe, your....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

May 24, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Slideshow: What Seniors Want

A lot has been written about caring for aging parents from the perspective of the adult child. There are books about how to care for aging parents and articles about how to cope with caregiver....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

May 24, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

3 Important Conversations to Have With Your Aging Parent

Talking to your parents about aging and the lifestyle changes it brings can be hard. But talking to them amidst a crisis — such as hospitalization due to a fall or a car accident — can be nearly....

Topics: Senior Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

May 24, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Advice From Your Aging Parents

The thought of a parent lying in a hospital bed, unable to make decisions for themselves can be so uncomfortable that families neglect to have conversations with their loved one to ensure that....

Topics: Senior Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources