Highgate Blog

October 3, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Depression

According to an article published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), “Depression is one of the most common, disabling, and costly conditions....

September 23, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

A Positive Approach to Memory Care

For professionals working in memory care, there isn’t a lot of good news when it comes to finding a cure for dementia. However, we are finding new and better approaches....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Exercise

We all know we’re supposed to exercise. But as we get older, we tend to slack off. And the less we exercise, the less we are inclined to do so. Compounding the problem....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Holistic Health and Healing at Highgate Senior Living

The basis of American medicine is diagnosis and treatment. The basis of holistic healing is prevention and cure. We at Highgate happen to believe in both traditional....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Hydration

Dehydration occurs when people lose more water than they take in. And it only takes minor fluid loss to create major health issues. Studies show that just a two-percent....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Nutrition

Health issues and physical limitations sometimes make it difficult for seniors, the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population, to get the nutrients they need for a....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Pets

We all know they’re cute and cuddly. And that’s reason enough for most of us to own a dog or cat. But our four-legged friends offer real health benefits, as well,....

February 8, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Seniors and Socialization

Having strong social ties – through friends, family and community groups – feeds the brain as well as the soul. Conversely, social isolation may be an important risk....

February 2, 2016    Highgate Senior Living

Congestive Heart Failure

It sounds really scary, but Congestive Heart Failure (CHF) doesn’t mean the heart has actually failed, end of story. What it means is that the heart has an inability to....

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