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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....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and the Holidays

Dementia and Alzheimer’s affect every aspect of life. Frankly, it’s not easy. And holiday events and observances can be particularly difficult. Joyous memories from....

February 2, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Congestive Heart Failure

It sounds really scary, but Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) doesn’t mean the heart has actually failed, end of story. What it means is that the heart has an inability to....