Highgate Senior Living Blog

October 12, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

7 Activities to Help Your Loved One with Dementia Stay Active and Engaged

Think about your life: When do you feel your best? When are your self-esteem and self-worth at their highest?

According to researchers, living your life with a sense of purpose may help you live....

Topics: Memory Care, Dementia Caregiver Resources

August 23, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

3 Senior Living Options: Which One Does Your Loved One Need?

Most seniors intend to continue living in their current homes for the rest of their years, yet only 65 percent of seniors between the ages of 60 and 70 find it very easy to live independently, and....

Topics: Memory Care, Assisted Living

July 28, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Common Fears Families Have About Memory Care

The journey of caring for a loved one with dementia begins at diagnosis. Whether you are the primary caregiver, or share the responsibility with others, caring for them will have its ups and....

Topics: Memory Care

July 25, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Benefits of a Caregiver Support Group When Caring for a Loved One with Dementia

As a caregiver for a loved one with dementia, it’s likely that you have a lot on your plate, from managing medications to dealing with sundowners syndrome. Although caring for a loved one with....

Topics: Memory Care

July 6, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

6 Tips for Smoothly Transitioning a Parent with Dementia to Memory Care

With the increasing demands of dementia caregiving, a day may come when it is no longer possible to care for your loved one at home, or when the care they could receive in a specialized....

Topics: Memory Care

June 29, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Caregiver Support Groups | Alzheimer's & Dementia

 

Being a caregiver isn’t for the faint of heart. Especially if you’re caring for someone with dementia. People with dementia often require a higher level of care needs. It’s an emotional and....

Topics: Memory Care, Assisted Living

June 8, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Ways to Avoid a Stressful Outing When Caring for Someone with Dementia

Living life to the fullest after a dementia diagnosis can be difficult. As the disease progresses, it can be unnerving to take your loved one out of the environment they are most comfortable in....

Topics: Brain Health, Memory Care

June 8, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Alzheimer’s Disease

An estimated 5.7 million Americans of all ages are living with Alzheimer's dementia in 2018, yet there’s still a lot that’s misunderstood about the disease. Some people still incorrectly believe....

Topics: Brain Health, Memory Care

April 20, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Understanding Sundowners Syndrome: Dementia after Sunset

Most of us look forward to the end of the day. It's time for family dinners, bedtime stories, a glass of wine with your spouse or a good book.

The end of the day for many elderly adults with....

Topics: Brain Health, Memory Care