Highlands at Pittsford staff members were the Love Boat crew for the afternoon

Set a Course for Adventure!

The Love Boat recently set sail for an afternoon “cruise” through The Highlands at Pittsford’s Independent Living Apartments.  A number of apartments became Ports of Call for the event which was attended by more than 200 residents and guests. Travelers had their passports stamped at each port as they toured the apartments and enjoyed international […]

Laurelwood Assisted Living is part of The Highlands at Pittsford's full continuum of care senior living community just outside the village of Pittsford, NY

The Finest Assisted Living Apartments and Care

This month, we feature our Assisted Living residence, Laurelwood. You’ll find the covered entrance to Laurelwood in the southeast corner on our full continuum of care campus. It is connected to the heart of The Highlands, Hahnemann Square.  All eateries, Cupcakes Corner Bakery, the Community Center (where University of Rochester lectures and many other events […]

How To Keep Your Mind Sharp At Any Age

originally posted by The Sunrise Blog on September 6, 2016 The brain is like any other muscle in the body – it needs to be exercised regularly to stay strong. This is especially true for seniors, as mental acuity and memory can slip in old age. Helping an elderly parent or loved one find ways […]

More than a Motto

“Enjoy Life” has been our motto at The Highlands for 10 years now!  We love finding new ways to provide an environment and amenities that allow our community members to enjoy life to the fullest. Recently, we started a campaign on the campus to recognize staff members for their creative use of the word ‘Enjoy’. […]

Don, resident of The Highlands

Connecting at The Highlands

  Don is the most recent resident featured in The Highlands “Seven Dimensions of Wellness” campaign.  He and his wife are residents of The Cottages.  They raised their family on a quiet cul-de-sac off Knickerbocker Road and are now enjoying the close proximity of their many neighbors and new friends in The Cottages.  They’re also […]

Residents Join U of R Students as Members of “The Seward Family Digital Archive Project”

About the feature photo:  Letter from William Henry Seward to his wife, Frances Seward; December 29, 1834. // Wax seals and the holes left by them are pictured on letters comprising some of the University of Rochester’s Seward Papers collection, photographed in the Digital Humanities Center in Rush Rhees Library February 10, 2016 // photo […]

“Wild for Fall” – Fashion, Fun, and Philanthropy

A very big congratulations to the resident Community Outreach Committee members who put on this year’s Fashion Show entitled “Wild for Fall”. The show, which featured this fall’s hot looks of faux fur and metallics, is an annual event held here at The Highlands benefiting the Wilmot Cancer Center.  This year’s show raised $4,200! The […]

The Highlanders (aka Mickey Finns Lunch Group)

Every Thursday for many years now, a number of men who live at The Highlands go out for lunch at Mickey Finns in Victor.   Anywhere from 10 to 25 or more men will go to the “meeting”, as they call it, each Thursday.  The same server waits on the group every week.  She knows their […]

A Campaign for The Ageless

Talent, humor, and good-natured fun are ageless. We’ve been reminded of this joyous fact over the last few years while creating our current advertising campaign! Here at The Highlands, we like to take a concept called “The Seven Dimensions of Wellness” and do it to the max.   You’ll see it in the: ⇒ fine dining […]

“I still have lots of energy. Why not use it?”

Three Highlands community members were recently featured in a Rochester Business Journal article. ** For these residents and so many others, it is a sense of purpose and connectedness that they love about living in Rochester and being a part of The Highlands at Pittsford community. Resident Nancy Robbins founded Rochester’s Ronald McDonald House in […]