Highgate Senior Living Blog

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

August 2, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Independent Living vs. Assisted Living: What's the Difference?

While similar, independent living and assisted living are not the same thing. Options from state to state and provider to provider can vary greatly. Here’s an overview of your options.

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Senior Living Resources

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

June 28, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Caregiving at Home for an Aging Parent

If you’re a family caregiver, it won’t come as a surprise to you that caring for an aging loved one at home is usually more than you expected. The recently released AARP report Home Alone Revisited

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

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 3, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Preventing Conflict with an Aging Parent During a Role-Reversal

According to Metlife, approximately 41% of adults age 65 and over have limitations in activities of daily living (such as eating, bathing, or dressing) and instrumental activities of daily living....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources