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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....

April 13, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Signs It’s Time to Consider Memory Care for Your Loved One with Dementia

In-home care services and assisted living facilities help elderly adults who have trouble performing the activities of daily living. However, elderly adults with a....

April 7, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Six Ways to Keep Seniors with Alzheimer’s Active and Engaged

One of the most common signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s is memory loss, and as the disease develops, there are further changes in memory, thinking and reasoning skills.....

April 7, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

6 Signs Caregiving for Someone with Dementia is Taking a Toll on You

Caregivers suffer from caregiver burnout more than you might think. Especially those caring for someone with a dementia-related diagnosis. Family caregivers who care for....

March 30, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: Dementia, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer's, and Parkinson's

Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and Mild Cognitive impairment are terms you may have heard when it comes to memory loss and aging. While these conditions are somewhat....

March 30, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Tips for Staying Healthy When Caregiving for Someone with Dementia

Caring for a loved one with dementia is both rewarding and difficult. The extra responsibilities, added on to a life that was already full of them, can create....

March 23, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Mild Cognitive Impairment — What’s the Difference?

 

Dementia, Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and mild cognitive impairment. When it comes to memory loss and aging, you’ve likely heard these terms used interchangeably. While....

March 23, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Four Legal Documents to Prepare for Your Loved One with Long-Term Memory Loss

When a loved one has dementia, it’s important to take steps early to protect their financial affairs and medical treatment wishes before they are unable to make those....

February 16, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

VIDEO: Checklist for Memory Care Communities │Dementia Care

It’s important to be prepared when touring different memory care communities. Each community offers their own unique services, and you want to find the one that best....