Highgate Blog

November 30, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

How to Slow the Progression of Memory Loss

If your loved one has just received a diagnosis of Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia, you might be grieving over the expectation of losses you and your family will....

November 24, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Caregiving for Someone with Dementia? Tips for Navigating the Holiday Season

The holiday season is already stressful. Schedules get busy and emotions run high. If you’re also caring for a loved one with dementia, it can be overwhelming.

November 17, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

VIDEO: Who will care for your loved one?

Who would care for your loved one if something were to happen to you, their primary caregiver? If the time comes (hopefully it doesn’t) when you need to make a sudden....

November 10, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

VIDEO: Different Ways Caregivers Can Receive Help from Outside the Home

Caregivers may not want to receive help from others outside the home since they may think no one else can provide the same level of care as them. Although they may....

October 31, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

VIDEO: The Stress of Caregiving: Signs to Watch for in Caregiver Burnout


Caregiving for a loved one full-time can be stressful. As a caregiver, it’s important to pay attention to your well-being so you don’t experience caregiver burnout.

October 31, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Five Signs It’s Time to Consider Dementia Care

Caregiving is a difficult job, but providing dementia care for a parent can be especially hard. It can feel like you’re fighting the tide. A bad episode can come in like....

October 31, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

5 Tips for Caring for a Senior with Alzheimer’s

Caring for an aging loved one is hard. Caring for a senior with Alzheimer’s is even harder. Once you think you’ve gotten a handle on managing daily tasks, the disease....

October 24, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

What to Look for When Considering Assisted Living Alzheimer's Care

If you are considering assisted living for your loved one with Alzheimer's or other dementia, it’s important to find an assisted living Alzheimer’s care community that....

October 13, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

5 Warning Signs of Depression in Older Adults

As your parent ages, things change. Some of their previous interests and activities may be more difficult or even become impossible to do. We become more accustomed to....