Highgate Blog

February 26, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

How to Increase Physical Activity in Aging Adults with Dementia

We all know that sitting for most of the day isn’t good for you. But if someone you love suffers from dementia, you might be struggling to find ways to get them....

January 15, 2021    Highgate Senior Living

Dining and Dementia

Does nothing taste “right” to your dad? Does your mom forget about eating dinner an hour after mealtime?

January 14, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Highgate at Wenatchee Launches New Supportive Program for Residents

Something was off. The Resident Care Coordinator at Highgate at Wenatchee, Brooke Capps, was noticing that assisted living residents who were also in the middle....

December 23, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Do Little White Lies Affect the Caregiving Relationship with a Parent?

When your mom is convinced your husband is hers or your dad believes your son’s 25th birthday party is really for him, it can feel cruel to remind them that no, your....

November 22, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

When Should You Consider Memory Care for a Parent?

If your mom were to fall and break a hip, chances are your family would start making a plan for transitioning her from the hospital to a care setting. You know what....

November 15, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

What to Say When a Loved One with Memory Loss Doesn’t Recognize You

You never forget the first time a parent doesn’t recognize you. The loss is heartbreaking. And it doesn’t get easier each time she can’t remember your name or is....

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....

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....

October 4, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Eric’s Story

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