Highgate Blog

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....

December 18, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

5 Things Family Caregivers Need to Know About Falls and Fall Prevention

 If you’re searching for ways to keep your aging loved one safe at home, you might be thinking about fall-proofing the home.

December 11, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

The Importance of Long-term Care Planning Amid COVID-19

It can be hard to think about the long term when there are so many changes in our daily lives. But the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us just how important it is to plan....

December 4, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

3 Holiday Baking Recipes from the Highgate Senior Living Kitchen

The holidays might feel a little different this year, but that doesn’t mean you can’t carry on traditions and bake some delicious — and nutritious — treats with or....

November 27, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Memory Loss Caregiver Tips: Having a Gratitude Attitude

Practicing gratitude is a great way to reduce stress when caregiving. Studies show that intentionally practicing gratitude can improve mood, lower stress, ward off....

November 20, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Using Aromatherapy to Increase Appetite in Loved One with Memory Loss

Thanksgiving is just around the corner. A time when many look forward to sitting around the table and enjoying the company of loved ones. But loss of appetite can....

November 6, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Questions to Ask When Going on a Virtual Senior Living Tour

There could be many reasons why you can’t tour a senior living community in-person. Whether social distancing due to coronavirus or exploring out-of-town communities,....

October 9, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

6 Tips for Caregivers for a Parent Experiencing Weight Gain

Most people gain weight when they age. However, if your loved one is experiencing rapid or significant weight gain, it could not only be a sign of an underlying....

October 2, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

What Type of Caregiver Personality Are You?

Do you remember the day when you realized that you’re a caregiver?