Highgate Senior Living Blog

April 19, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

How Highgate Helps Memory Care Residents Have a Positive Experience

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be difficult, exhausting, and emotionally draining, yet you might believe you are the only one who can take care of your loved one properly. Fortunately,....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living, Memory Care Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

April 12, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Finding the Right Memory Care Community for Dad

Lisa Carter and her siblings had followed their dad around the world as he served in the U.S. Air Force. Now that James was a 100-percent disabled veteran, Lisa and her sister Ruth were....

Topics: Memory Care Resources

October 29, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: 12 Must-haves in Memory Care Communities

Whether you’ve just started your search for the right memory care community or you’re in the process of touring them so you can narrow down your favorites, you might have noticed that many memory....

Topics: Memory Care Resources

October 26, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

10 Challenges Family Caregivers Face When Caring for a Loved One with Dementia at Home

Family caregivers of loved ones with dementia face a difficult situation. Often, symptoms in their loved ones mount slowly, and the role of caregiver sneaks up on them without them realizing it.....

Topics: Memory Care Resources

October 19, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Slideshow: 7 Traits of a Positive Approach to Care Memory Care Community

The Highgate Senior Living mission is to help every resident, regardless of age or ailment, live a life of purpose. You might be wondering how care partners do this in memory care when they are....

Topics: About Highgate Senior Living, Memory Care Resources

October 12, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

An Inside Look at What It Feels Like at the Cottage at Highgate

If you’re like most people, you have a few reasons you’re hesitant to consider memory care for a loved one.

Maybe you’ve heard that memory care facilities isolate residents with dementia from the....

Topics: Memory Care Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

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 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: Assisted Living Resources, Memory Care Resources

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 Resources

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 Resources