Highgate Senior Living Blog

February 15, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

How Pets Can Emotionally Help Seniors Moving Into Assisted Living Facilities

Seniors often move into assisted living communities when they are ready for help with daily activities, such as dressing, bathing, and meals. It might seem counterintuitive then that people who....

Topics: Holistic Health, Resources for Seniors, Moving to Assisted Living

July 28, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

The Connection Between Emotional and Physical Well-being in Elderly Adults

It’s often overlooked.  The strong connection between how we feel emotionally, and the affect it can have on our physical health. And vice versa, the affect that physical limitations can have on....

Topics: Holistic Health

June 1, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Benefits of Owning a Pet as a Senior

If you’ve ever owned a pet, you already know how much fun and affection they can bring. But did you know that pets can offer seniors some pretty powerful physical and mental health benefits?

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Topics: Brain Health, Holistic Health, Physical Well-Being

May 22, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Tips for Managing Arthritis

Did you know that arthritis is one of the most widespread health conditions in the United Sates? Over 54 million men and women have arthritis - that’s one in four adults. Chances are that you or....

Topics: Holistic Health, Physical Well-Being

May 11, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Making Memories on Mother's Day

Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate mom and make her feel extra special. It’s a day to let her know how much you appreciate her and everything she’s done for you. From having brunch together to....

Topics: Family Matters, Holistic Health, Assisted Living

May 5, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Celebrating the Great Outdoors at Highgate Senior Living

With summer time right around the corner, warmer weather brings the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. National Backyard Games Week is a great time to get outside and play a variety of games....

Topics: Holistic Health, Physical Well-Being, Assisted Living

April 7, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Six Ways to Keep Seniors with Alzheimer’s Active and Engaged

One of the most common signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s is memory loss, and as the disease develops, there are further changes in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. Another common symptom is....

Topics: Brain Health, Holistic Health, Physical Well-Being, Memory Care

February 6, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Finding the Balance: Alternative vs. Complimentary Medicine Using Holistic Health Care

Holistic health care can come in many different shapes and forms.  It could mean incorporating acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic medicine, homeopathy, or a variety of other approaches that....

Topics: Holistic Health

February 5, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Does holistic healthcare really make a difference?

A lot of senior living communities like to use buzzwords and flaunt their modern beliefs. Sometimes they discuss concepts like yoga, meditation and holistic healthcare, attempting to appeal to....

Topics: Holistic Health, Physical Well-Being, Assisted Living

December 22, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

The Risks of a Poor Diet for Seniors | Nutrition for Seniors

For many people, the holidays are a time for indulgence — candy and egg nog, cookies and pies.

Amid such caloric abundance, it’s easy to forget that proper nutrition for seniors, including taking....

Topics: Holistic Health, Physical Well-Being