Highgate Blog

August 14, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

How Dementia Affects the 5 Senses — and What You Can Do to Help

If you’re caring for a loved one with dementia, you’re probably expecting them to gradually lose their memory. However, did you know that people with dementia also....

August 7, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Why Physical Activity Becomes Increasingly Difficult With Memory Loss

Are you worried about your mom who spends a majority of her days in her favorite chair? Does your dad have difficulty getting out of bed in the morning and now has....

July 31, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Why Saying No to Caregiving Is OK

If nurturing isn’t your nature, you’re not alone. Not everyone is cut out to be a caregiver.

July 3, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

7 Self-Care Activities for Family Caregivers

The term “self-care” has become a hot topic recently. However, knowing all that you should do to take care of yourself isn’t the same as being able to do it,....

June 26, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

7 Tech Tools for Older Adults Who Are Hearing Impaired

It’s hard to watch a loved one struggle with hearing loss.

June 12, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

6 Arthritis Pain Relief Tips for Older Adults

There are normal aches and pains that come with aging. Then there is the dull, achy, throbbing pain that comes with arthritis. 

June 5, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Slideshow: 17 Physical Activity Tips for Older Adults

If you or a loved one has a health condition, such as arthritis, diabetes, or heart disease, you might think being physically active could be dangerous. In fact, it’s....

April 17, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Slideshow: 8 Fun Crafts for Seniors to Do at Home

Crafting isn’t just about creating a scrapbook or making holiday decorations. Research shows that arts and crafts have numerous health and mental benefits for seniors.

April 10, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Can Couples Live Together in Assisted Living?

Your dad is 78 and in relatively good shape. Your mom is a 74-year-old with moderate memory loss and diabetes. What happens when it becomes clear that your dad can’t....