Highgate Blog

March 5, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

What You Need to Know About Depression and Falls in Older Adults

What do mental health and falls in older adults have in common? A lot more than you may think.

February 26, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

How to Increase Physical Activity in Aging Adults with Dementia

We all know that sitting for most of the day isn’t good for you. But if someone you love suffers from dementia, you might be struggling to find ways to get them....

February 19, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

The 8 Dimensions of Wellness

Think about when you feel the best. It’s not simply when you’re free of illness, right? That’s because wellness encompasses the whole human being — your mind, body,....

February 12, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

How to Talk to an Aging Parent About Hygiene

If you’ve noticed signs that your loved one isn’t taking as good care of themselves as they once did, you may be wondering how to bring it up without embarrassing....

February 5, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

8 Wellness Statistics About Healthy Aging That Will Shock You

Yes, improving your diet, staying active, and regularly going to the doctor can help you age well. But aging and wellness experts have some additional insight that....

January 22, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

How to Prevent Misdiagnosis with a Holistic Health Approach

When you think about your aging parent’s health, you might focus on their physical health. But experts say overall wellness requires a three-pronged approach.

January 15, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

Dining and Dementia

Does nothing taste “right” to your dad? Does your mom forget about eating dinner an hour after mealtime?

January 8, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

7 Pieces of Health Information Your Parent Should Be Monitoring

Whether you play an active role in caregiving for a parent or are just curious to know what kinds of health information you should keep track of because you accompany....

January 1, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

5 Things Caregivers Can Do Now to Prepare for a Medical Emergency

It’s normal to think — or hope and pray — that medical emergencies may happen to others but not to us. Yet 15% of all emergency room visits are made by people 65 and....