Highgate Senior Living Blog

April 5, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

From Daughter to Caregiver: When Caregiving Creeps Up on You

Lisa Carter and her husband lived in Mississippi for six years before they decided to move back to Great Falls, Montana. A self-proclaimed “military brat,” Lisa had grown up moving constantly and....

Topics: Caregiver Help

April 5, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

When the Stress of Caregiving at Home Becomes Too Much

Beverly spent her career working as a nurse in long-term care nursing homes. When her husband, James, started struggling with incontinence, she put in a catheter. When she started experiencing....

Topics: Caregiver Guilt, Caregiver Help

February 8, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Slideshow: 7 Common Emotions Caregivers Experience

When you become a family caregiver, there are a lot of emotions that are bound to surface, from fear of all the things that “might” happen while being a caregiver to tiredness because you cannot....

Topics: Caregiver Help

February 8, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

7 Ways to Cope with Caregiver Guilt

You cannot live a completely guilt-free life, so there is no such thing as entirely guilt-free caregiving, either. However, you can keep your feelings of guilt within manageable bounds.

Topics: Caregiver Guilt, Caregiver Help