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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....

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.

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

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....

February 22, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

3 Reasons to Stop Feeling Guilty About Your Parents Moving to Assisted Living

A common question older adults ask is, “Why would I move out of my house?” They equate living in their home with freedom, independence, and happiness because that is how....