Highgate Senior Living Blog

February 15, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

How Pets Can Emotionally Help Seniors Moving Into Assisted Living Facilities

Seniors often move into assisted living communities when they are ready for help with daily activities, such as dressing, bathing, and meals. It might seem counterintuitive then that people who....

Topics: Holistic Health, Resources for Seniors, Moving to Assisted Living

Infographic: Questions to Ask When Researching an Assisted Living Community

Type “assisted living” into your Google search bar, and about 1.8 billion results pop up in less than 1 second. Finding the right community for your loved one might feel a little like looking for a....

Topics: Assisted Living, Resources for Seniors

October 25, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: 10 Top Superfoods for Senior Nutrition

No one needs to tell you that milk is better for you than sugar-sweetened drinks or that whole wheat bread and brown rice are better for you than white bread and rice. But there are certain....

Topics: Senior Nutrition, Resources for Seniors

September 21, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Eat This, Not That: Senior Nutrition Tips from Highgate's Director of Dining Services

Khalid Iraqui spent more than 20 years as a chef at high-end restaurants and hotels around the world. From Thailand and Indonesia to South America and North Africa, Iraqui cooked in four-diamond....

Topics: Senior Nutrition, Resources for Seniors

September 21, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

How Seniors Can Get Help Paying for Healthy Food

There’s this idea that healthy foods are expensive. But healthy doesn’t necessarily mean expensive. In fact, that idea is really a myth.

In a recent study, researchers at Vanderbilt University....

Topics: Senior Nutrition, Resources for Seniors

September 14, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

What's the Food Like in Assisted Living? Try These 3 Recipes from Highgate's Five-star Chef

Think back to the last time you ate your favorite food. How did it make you feel? Eating is one of the great sensual pleasures in life. Diving into a plate of Mom’s lasagna or devouring a nice,....

Topics: Senior Nutrition, Resources for Seniors

September 11, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

3 Kitchen Safety Tips and Resources for Seniors

Your kitchen is a gathering place for friends and family — a place where memories are homemade and seasoned with love. It’s also one of the rooms in the house that sends thousands of people to the....

Topics: Senior Nutrition, Resources for Seniors