Highgate Senior Living Blog

January 4, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

How to Work with Highgate Team Members to Ease the Transition to Assisted Living

Although the move from one’s home to a new home at Highgate Senior Living is a life-changing one, it does not have to be fraught with stress and anxiety. Just ask Shelia Smart and Rick Pinnell,....

Topics: Assisted Living

Infographic: Questions to Ask When Researching an Assisted Living Community

Type “assisted living” into your Google search bar, and about 1.8 billion results pop up in less than 1 second. Finding the right community for your loved one might feel a little like looking for a....

Topics: Assisted Living, Resources for Seniors

December 28, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Assisted Living Tour

Finding the right assisted living community for an aging parent, spouse, or other loved one can be an overwhelming responsibility.

Most people begin the process online, searching lists of....

Topics: Assisted Living

September 28, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Checklist: Questions to Ask When Touring an Assisted Living Facility

You know the popular idiom, “If you've seen one, you've seen them all”? That could be said of a mall. A mall’s a mall, right?

When it comes to assisted living facilities, you can throw that....

Topics: Assisted Living

September 11, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Do This, Not That: 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Searching for an Assisted Living Facility

There are a lot of reasons why seniors and their families decide it’s time to start the search for an assisted living facility. Maybe your mom has gradually become more isolated at home or your....

Topics: Assisted Living

September 10, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

3 Little-known Pitfalls and Concerns to Look for When Searching for the Right Assisted Living Facility

When you take a tour of an assisted living facility, it can be hard to know if that’s what it’s really like or if they’re just trying to sell you something. Sometimes you can tell from the minute....

Topics: Assisted Living

September 7, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Ways to Use Your Senses When Touring Assisted Living Facilities

Choosing the best assisted living facility for your loved one can seem like an overwhelming task. From figuring out the financials to researching facilities’ regulation violations, there are a lot....

Topics: Assisted Living

August 30, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

What To Do When Your Parents Need Assisted Living ASAP

If your family has put off looking for an assisted living facility for your aging loved ones, you’re not alone. Many families wait until they experience a crisis or an unplanned event that forces....

Topics: Assisted Living

August 23, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

3 Senior Living Options: Which One Does Your Loved One Need?

Most seniors intend to continue living in their current homes for the rest of their years, yet only 65 percent of seniors between the ages of 60 and 70 find it very easy to live independently, and....

Topics: Memory Care, Assisted Living

August 21, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Traits the Best Assisted Living Facilities Share

There is no standard for assisted living facilities, which vary in size, appearance, cost, and services offered. Some residences provide only meals, basic housekeeping, and help with the....

Topics: Assisted Living