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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....

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....

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.....

June 29, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Weighing the Costs for Memory Care Communities

 

Caring for a loved one with dementia isn’t always easy. People with dementia often require higher levels of care and this can take a toll on you as their caregiver,....

June 15, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Stimulating Activities for Your Loved one With Dementia

Watching a parent live their life with dementia isn’t easy. They might not remember your name, where they used to live or how long they were married. Or something as....

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....

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....

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....