Highgate Senior Living Blog

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 stages of memory loss were....

Topics: Assisted Living Resources, About Highgate Senior Living, Memory Care Resources

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 husband died 10 years ago or....

Topics: Memory Care Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

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 progress she needs to make in....

Topics: Memory Care Resources

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 convinced you’re her sister.

Topics: Memory Care Resources

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 but also feel less isolated and....

Topics: Financial Resources, Memory Care Resources, Caregiver & Family Resources

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 ministry. She spent years....

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

October 4, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Eric’s Story

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

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

August 30, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Does Your Loved One Need Memory Care?

If you’re caring for someone with dementia, there will come a time when caring for them at home might not be best for you or your loved one. Making the decision to research memory care is an....

Topics: Memory Care Resources

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