Highgate Senior Living Blog

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

May 3, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: Caregivers’ Quality of Life Improves When Loved One Moves to Assisted Living

Caregiving for a loved one full-time can be stressful. Just ask Lisa Carter: “It’s hard to admit that you can’t do this day in and day out,” she says. “But it’s not an eight-hour shift. It’s a....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

May 1, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: Caregivers’ Quality of Life Improves When Loved One Moves to Assisted Living

Caregiving for a loved one full-time can be stressful. Just ask Lisa Carter: “It’s hard to admit that you can’t do this day in and day out,” she says. “But it’s not an eight-hour shift. It’s a....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

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 Resources

December 28, 2018    Highgate Senior 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....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources

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 Resources

December 14, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Quiz: Should You Talk to Your Parents About Considering a Power of Attorney?

As your parents age, there may come a time when they are no longer able to care for their financial or medical matters anymore. It is important that they have a power of attorney (POA) in place....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources