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September 10, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

Is Cohabiting with an Aging Parent Right for Your Family?

Cohabitating with an aging parent is a big commitment and one that isn’t always the best answer for some families. But how do you approach this touchy subject without....
August 31, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

5 Tips for Living Life to the Fullest with Dementia

If you or a loved one has recently been diagnosed with dementia, you might be worried about how the disease and memory loss will affect quality of life.

August 13, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

5 Signs Your Aging Parent Is Avoiding Asking You for Help

We live in an individualistic society, where strength, self-reliance, assertiveness, and independence are considered good traits to have. So as older adults start to....

August 6, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

6 Myths and Misconceptions About Aging and Older Adults

To many, the idea of growing “old” isn’t an appealing one — and pop culture hasn’t helped make the golden years seem very golden.

July 30, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

3 Common Legal and Financial Issues Families with an Aging Parent Might Face

As your loved ones age, you probably expect to face health care challenges. But you might be caught off guard by some of these common legal and financial issues that....

July 2, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

5 Memory Loss Person-centered Care Tips for Coping with Sundowning

Sundown syndrome, also known as sundowning, is a common struggle for those with dementia, memory loss, or other cognitive disorders. Sundowning occurs in the late....

June 25, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

3 Ways to Cope with a Negative Aging Parent

You’re just trying to help. So why is your aging parent or loved one constantly complaining or chronically negative?

June 11, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

What Family Caregivers Should Know About UTIs in Older Adults

If your loved one suddenly becomes confused and disorientated, your first concern might be dementia. But if the changes are sudden, it’s more likely the diagnosis is....

May 28, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

6 Tips for Your Next Video Call with a Person with Memory Loss

Finding ways to stay connected with people you care about was amongst one of the most challenging obstacles last year presented. For many, video calling was the....