Highgate Senior Living Blog

June 15, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Stimulating Activities for Your Loved one With Dementia

Watching a parent live their life with dementia isn’t easy. They might not remember your name, where they used to live or how long they were married. Or something as simple as forgetting to check....

Topics: Brain Health

June 8, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Ways to Avoid a Stressful Outing When Caring for Someone with Dementia

Living life to the fullest after a dementia diagnosis can be difficult. As the disease progresses, it can be unnerving to take your loved one out of the environment they are most comfortable in....

Topics: Brain Health, Memory Care

June 8, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

An estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer's dementia in 2018, yet there’s still a lot that’s misunderstood about the disease. Some people still incorrectly believe....

Topics: Brain Health, Memory Care

June 1, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Benefits of Owning a Pet as a Senior

If you’ve ever owned a pet, you already know how much fun and affection they can bring. But did you know that pets can offer seniors some pretty powerful physical and mental health benefits?

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Topics: Brain Health, Holistic Health, Physical Well-Being

April 20, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Understanding Sundowners Syndrome: Dementia after Sunset

Most of us look forward to the end of the day. It's time for family dinners, bedtime stories, a glass of wine with your spouse or a good book.

The end of the day for many elderly adults with....

Topics: Brain Health, Memory Care

April 13, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Signs It’s Time to Consider Memory Care for Your Loved One with Dementia

In-home care services and assisted living facilities help elderly adults who have trouble performing the activities of daily living. However, elderly adults with a dementia diagnosis who have....

Topics: Family Matters, Brain Health, Physical Well-Being, Memory Care, Assisted Living

April 7, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Six Ways to Keep Seniors with Alzheimer’s Active and Engaged

One of the most common signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s is memory loss, and as the disease develops, there are further changes in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. Another common symptom is....

Topics: Brain Health, Holistic Health, Physical Well-Being, Memory Care

April 7, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

6 Signs Caregiving for Someone with Dementia is Taking a Toll on You

Caregivers suffer from caregiver burnout more than you might think. Especially those caring for someone with a dementia-related diagnosis. Family caregivers who care for those with dementia put in....

Topics: Family Matters, Brain Health, Physical Well-Being, Memory Care

March 30, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's

Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Mild Cognitive impairment are terms you may have heard when it comes to memory loss and aging. While these conditions are somewhat related, they are all....

Topics: Brain Health, Physical Well-Being, Memory Care

March 23, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Mild Cognitive Impairment — What’s the Difference?

 

Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Mild Cognitive impairment; when it comes to memory loss and aging, you’ve likely heard these terms used interchangeably. While these conditions are....

Topics: Brain Health, Memory Care