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February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Couples Care

Vowing to “have and to hold, in sickness and in health, for as long as you both shall live” does not necessarily mean taking on the role of sole caregiver, regardless of....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Exercise

We all know we’re supposed to exercise. But as we get older, we tend to slack off. And the less we exercise, the less we are inclined to do so. Compounding the problem....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Holistic Health and Healing at Highgate Senior Living

The basis of American medicine is diagnosis and treatment. The basis of holistic healing is prevention and cure. We at Highgate happen to believe in both traditional....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Hydration

Dehydration occurs when people lose more water than they take in. And it only takes minor fluid loss to create major health issues. Studies show that just a two-percent....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Mental Fitness

It’s common knowledge that a proper exercise regimen can do wonders for the body. It should be no surprise, then, that the same principle applies to the mind.

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Nutrition

Health issues and physical limitations sometimes make it difficult for seniors, the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population, to get the nutrients they need for a....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Pets

We all know they’re cute and cuddly. And that’s reason enough for most of us to own a dog or cat. But our four-legged friends offer real health benefits, as well,....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Technology

When we think of senior activities, things like knitting, bingo or singa-longs may come to mind. But the times they are a-changing, and none too soon to enhance the....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Socialization

Having strong social ties – through friends, family and community groups – feeds the brain as well as the soul. Conversely, social isolation may be an important risk....