Highgate Senior Living Blog

October 11, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Sofia’s Story: Finding the Right Memory Care for Her Son-in-Law

Taking care of people is a trait that runs in Sofia’s family. After watching her mother operate a senior care home for many years, Sofia found her calling in pastoral ministry. She spent years....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living, Memory Care Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

October 4, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Eric’s Story

Anyone with a loved one with Alzheimer’s can tell you, the disease (or any other form of dementia) is an emotional journey. One that can last several years and one that is impossible to prepare....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living, Memory Care Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

September 18, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

5 Unique Benefits of Living at a Highgate Senior Living Community

If you’re searching for the best senior living community for your loved one, you might have noticed that with so many options for today’s aging population, it can be hard making a decision.....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living

August 9, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Not All Assisted Living Communities Are The Same

Assisted living options vary widely: Some communities are in small homes with just a few residents. Others are in high-rise apartment-style buildings with hundreds of residents. Some only provide....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, About Highgate Senior Living

July 26, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Life After Caregiving: When a Parent Moves to Assisted Living

It’s hard to imagine what life will be like as a family caregiver as care needs of an aging parent increase. Careers, relationships, spiritual and physical needs take a back seat to focusing your....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, About Highgate Senior Living, Caregiver & Family Resources

April 26, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

4 Ways Highgate Uses the Family-Centered Care Approach

When you are searching for a long-term care option for your loved one, you want to find a place that puts your loved one first. Some assisted living and memory care communities also acknowledge....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living, Senior Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

April 19, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Why I Love Working at Highgate Senior Living

Shelley Phoenix has worked in health care for 20 years — and nowhere is like Highgate Senior Living. At Highgate, the purpose of every person who works there, no matter their job description, is....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living

April 19, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

How Highgate Helps Memory Care Residents Have a Positive Experience

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be difficult, exhausting, and emotionally draining, yet you might believe you are the only one who can take care of your loved one properly. Fortunately,....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living, Memory Care Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

January 25, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Sheila Smart's Secrets to Easing the Transition to Highgate Senior Living

Sheila Smart knew it was time for her mom, Delores, to transition to assisted living after she fell at home. Her dad, Robert, on the other hand, was prideful and in denial. “To be frank,” Smart....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living, Senior Living Resources