Highgate Senior Living Blog

January 24, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

6 Pro Tips for Researching Assisted Living

When it comes to choosing an assisted living community, many people wait to move out of their home until it’s too late. Maybe your mom falls or your dad becomes very ill and you are then forced to....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources

January 17, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

What NOT to Do When Researching Assisted Living Communities

Choosing an assisted living community can be hard. After all, you want to make sure you find the best place for your loved one — but it also needs to be clean, well-run, and within your budget.


Topics: Assisted Living Resources

January 14, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Highgate at Wenatchee Launches New Supportive Program for Residents

Something was off. The Resident Care Coordinator at Highgate at Wenatchee, Brooke Capps, was noticing that assisted living residents who were also in the middle stages of memory loss were....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, About Highgate Senior Living, Memory Care Resources

December 27, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

6 Ways Your Parent’s Life Would Be Better in Assisted Living

So you’ve heard a little bit about assisted living. Maybe your friend’s dad lives happily in an assisted living community or your sister’s co-worker’s mom just decided to move into one.

But your....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources

November 8, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

4 Reasons to Make the Assisted Living Move Sooner Than You Think

While some might see assisted living as “the beginning of the end”, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Many people move to assisted living so they can actually live their life to the fullest....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, Senior Living Resources

September 20, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

6 Assisted Living Warning Signs to Look for When Touring a Community

Moving a parent to an assisted living community is a big decision. One that families try their best to find an option that will provide the best care and support at an affordable price. But amidst....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources

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