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April 20, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Ways to Decrease Falls and Improve Mobility in Older Adults

One thing that most older adults have in common? Fear of falls. It’s a valid fear.

According to the National Council on Aging, every 11 seconds an older adult is treated....

April 20, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

5 Ways to Decrease Chronic Pain Besides Medication

Pain is our body's way of saying, "Something's wrong." A surface is hot, that knife just hit your finger, or you overdid it raking leaves yesterday. Once the body heals,....

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

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....

February 6, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Finding the Balance: Alternative vs. Complimentary Medicine Using Holistic Health Care

Holistic health care can come in many different shapes and forms.  It could mean incorporating acupuncture, aromatherapy, chiropractic medicine, homeopathy, or a variety....

February 5, 2018    Highgate Senior Living

Does Holistic Health Care Really Make a Difference?

A lot of senior living communities like to use buzzwords and flaunt their modern beliefs. Sometimes they discuss concepts like yoga, meditation, and holistic health....

December 29, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

4 New Year’s Resolutions for Caregivers to Help Avoid Caregiver Stress

As you approach a new year, look back and reflect on how the past year went – and plan for the year ahead. What do you want for the future? How can you grow and change?....

December 15, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

How Food Affects Mood | Nutrition for Seniors

Our relationship with food is so much more than just a need for calories. The fact we even have a “relationship” with food is telling enough.

December 8, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

4 Ways to Cope with Caregiver Stress

Caring for an aging loved one isn’t easy. From shopping and food preparation to dressing and grooming to researching care services and managing financial matters, family....