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May 27, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

How Gender Differences Play a Role in Health Care Decision-Making

Whether a brother and sister are working to identify care options for an aging parent, or two spouses are at odds with each other about what late retirement should look....

May 27, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

Top 6 Questions If You're Considering Memory Care in Flagstaff

If you’re exploring your memory care options in Flagstaff, Arizona, it probably means that your loved one’s memory is getting worse. Maybe you’re worried your dad isn’t....

May 20, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

What Caregivers Need to Know About Blood Pressure Guidelines for Seniors

Blood pressure guidelines don’t change that often. They are only changed when new evidence suggests the old ones weren't accurate or relevant anymore.

May 13, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

How Age Plays a Role in Health Care Decision-Making

There are some decisions that you’ll make with your aging parent that are relatively easy: Chicken or fish for dinner? There are others that, for a variety of reasons,....

April 8, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

5 Tips When You’re the Only Sibling Concerned About Cognitive Changes in an Aging Parent

As the only sibling who lives in the same town as your parents, you spend a lot of time with your mom — and you’ve started to notice some changes that are concerning you.

April 1, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

5 Caregiving Apps to Help You Take Care of Your Loved Ones

If you’re a family caregiver, you’re also probably a part-time pharmacist, chef, chauffeur, delivery driver, financial adviser, administrative assistant, and....

March 4, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

Why Your Aging Mom Might Be Feeling Anxious About Living at Home Alone

Does your mom have a pattern of calling multiple times during the night? Has she stopped running to the store or driving herself to doctor appointments?

February 25, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

5 Common Medication-Related Problems and How to Avoid Them

How many medications does your loved one take every day? If they’re anything like the average older adult, it’s probably at least four, and nearly 40% of seniors take....

February 4, 2022    Highgate Senior Living

How to Get Involved in Your Loved One's Senior Living Community

One fear older adults have about moving to assisted living is that their family won’t visit. As a caregiver, you might even worry that your loved one won’t need you....