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February 15, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

How Pets Can Emotionally Help Seniors Moving Into Assisted Living Facilities

Seniors often move into assisted living communities when they are ready for help with daily activities, such as dressing, bathing, and meals. It might seem....

January 25, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Slideshow: Moving to Assisted Living? Here is a Handy Packing List

Deciding on which things to bring to an assisted living apartment after a parent has spent years living in the same home can be difficult. If your loved one has a hard....

January 18, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Adjusting to Major Life Change: Moving to Assisted Living

Like any major life change, moving to a new home takes some adjustment. Although many seniors will feel relief at not being alone and not having to maintain a large....

January 11, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Moving Into a Highgate Community? Get Ready to Welcome in Your Loved One's New Assisted Living Family

There are many reasons why moving a parent, even a willing one, can be challenging.

Perhaps your loved one is mourning the loss of their younger years or the home they....

January 11, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: Timeline for Making the Move to Assisted Living Stress-free

Many older adults who are preparing to move to assisted living are also faced with the overwhelming task of organizing, cleaning, discarding and packing up decades of....

January 4, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

How to Make Your Loved One's New Home Feel Like Home

Change is difficult for everyone, but moving when you are over 65 brings many more dramatic changes. Not only are seniors often coping with aging, but now they are also....

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....

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....

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,....