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October 16, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

6 Tips for Making the Most of Your Virtual Assisted Living Tour

The need for seniors to live in a safe environment and to stay connected with the world around them doesn’t go away just because there’s a global pandemic. That’s why....

September 25, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

3 Tips for Solo Seniors Who Are Aging Alone

Carolyn never married or had children. As she got older, she didn’t have the built-in support system many other older adults rely on.

February 14, 2020    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: What Level of Care Should You Be Researching?

As you get older, you might start to hear your doctor talk about senior living or your daughter mention the perks of community living. If thinking about living in a....

November 8, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

4 Reasons to Make the Assisted Living Move Sooner Than You Think

While some might see assisted living as “the beginning of the end,” that couldn’t be further from the truth. Many people move to assisted living so they can actually....

August 2, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Independent Living vs. Assisted Living: What's the Difference?

While similar, independent living and assisted living are not the same thing. Options from state to state and provider to provider can vary greatly. Here’s an....

June 21, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Watch Out: 9 Safety Hazards That Could Be in Your Parent’s Home

Advancements in technology and enhanced medical equipment are making it easier than ever for seniors to live at home longer. Yet, research shows that you may have....

May 24, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

3 Important Conversations to Have With Your Aging Parent

Talking to your parents about aging and the lifestyle changes it brings can be hard. But talking to them amidst a crisis — such as hospitalization due to a fall or a....

May 24, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

Advice From Your Aging Parents

The thought of a parent lying in a hospital bed, unable to make decisions for themselves can be so uncomfortable that families neglect to have conversations with....

May 3, 2019    Highgate Senior Living

The Fine Line Between Caring and Controlling

Although seniors are fiercely protective of their autonomy, they may not want help from their children when it is needed.