Highgate Senior Living Blog

October 18, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

5 Benefits of Companion Suites in Memory Care

Companion suites are a unique living option in many memory care communities. An alternative to private suites, companion suites can help seniors not only save money but also feel less isolated and....

Topics: Financial Resources, Memory Care Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

October 11, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Sofia’s Story: Finding the Right Memory Care for Her Son-in-Law

Taking care of people is a trait that runs in Sofia’s family. After watching her mother operate a senior care home for many years, Sofia found her calling in pastoral ministry. She spent years....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living, Memory Care Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

October 4, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Eric’s Story

Anyone with a loved one with Alzheimer’s can tell you, the disease (or any other form of dementia) is an emotional journey. One that can last several years and one that is impossible to prepare....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living, Memory Care Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

September 27, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Should You Live with an Aging Parent?

Often, a parent needing more assistance as they age is a gradual change. It might start with picking up groceries for your mom on your way home from work or taking your dad to a doctor’s....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

September 25, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

3 Ways to Help an Aging Parent Live Their Best Life in Old Age

Be happy and healthy at an old age - that’s the goal. But, when a health crisis risks this, it’s not abnormal for an adult child to come running to the rescue - or so they think. Helping a parent....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

August 23, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

5 Common Challenges You Should Be Prepared for When Holding a Family Meeting

Chances are that if you’re reading this article, you’ve experienced some sort of conflict with your siblings in the past, and you’re looking to avoid it in the future with some tough decisions....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

August 16, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

When Aging Parents Worry About Being a "Burden"

No matter your age, it’s not easy asking for help with things you were once capable of handling and managing yourself. If you’ve ever broken a bone, or spent time in the hospital recuperating, you....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

July 26, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Life After Caregiving: When a Parent Moves to Assisted Living

It’s hard to imagine what life will be like as a family caregiver as care needs of an aging parent increase. Careers, relationships, spiritual and physical needs take a back seat to focusing your....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, About Highgate Senior Living, Caregiver & Family Resources

July 19, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

5 Tips for Setting Realistic Boundaries and Expectations as a Family Caregiver

Do you keep agreeing to take on caregiving tasks that you really don’t want to do? Do you tolerate rude comments from your brother about caregiving decisions because you can’t handle conflict? If....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources

July 12, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Life, Love, and Loss

Taking on the responsibility of caring for an aging parent or spouse might not seem, initially, like a life-altering change. At first, it might just be picking up groceries for your mom or dad....

Topics: Caregiver & Family Resources