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November 30, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Home for the Holidays: A Checklist for Visiting Elderly Parents Living Alone

The holidays are wonderful for reminding us to make time for the important people in our lives, especially our families.

For families with an aging parent living alone,....

November 30, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Nutrition and Seniors: Why Your Mom’s Appetite May Have Changed

As parents age, proper nutrition becomes even more important to their health, quality of life and vitality. Unfortunately, many changes occur that can make eating less....

November 24, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

How Important is Senior Nutrition?

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is important for everyone. But seniors are at greater risk of failing to the meet their nutritional needs, and being misdiagnosed with....

November 17, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Infographic: The Future of Senior Living

What is the probability you will need senior living?  What should you consider when you start the search?  These are likely just a couple of the many questions you have....

November 10, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Highgate Holistic Health Care: The Role of Advocacy and Benefits of a Goal-Driven Approach

When your parent moves to an assisted living community, they’re getting a lot more than a new place to live. A safe environment, around-the-clock care, medical....

October 9, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Deciding the Best Pet Option for Older Adults

Pets can be a great boon for seniors’ health and wellness. Companionship, exercise and a sense of purpose are just some of the benefits. Pets can also reduce blood....

September 14, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

5 Benefits of Pet-Friendly Assisted Living Facilities

Everyone knows pets can improve the quality of our lives. We forge lasting relationships with these sweet, loyal creatures, and just thinking of them can put smiles on....

August 16, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Alternatives to Medication for Treatment of Dementia Symptoms in Memory Care Facilities

Although most associate dementia with memory loss, other symptoms you might not be aware of include personality changes, anxiety, depression, paranoia, agitation and....

May 26, 2017    Highgate Senior Living

Assisted Living Facilities Offer Unique Holistic Health Care Program

While many new medical conditions accompany aging, Highgate Senior Living set out as an organization to identify how a holistic care approach contributes to the overall....