Aware Senior Care Blog

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What is Assisted Living? Who is it for and What Does it Provide?

Aware Senior Care has done a number of community panels, blogs and seminars all on the topic of “Should I Stay or Should I Go?”  We address the situation where you or a loved one may be concerned living at home is no longer a viable or safe option because you need assistance.  You would […]

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Common Myths about Palliative Care: Transitions

Dispelling Common Myths, Part Two: Palliative Care This blog on Palliative Care is a follow-on to our first blog on May 28th on common myths about Hospice Care.  It’s the second on our series to provide education and enlightenment on services. In this case, those provided when receiving Hospice, Palliative, Home Health and Home Care […]

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Being Mortal: Recommended Reading

“Being Mortal” is a wonderful book which we feel should be required reading for anybody, not just professionals in the elder care industry as we are. Live life to its fullest! It may be cliche, but an enjoyable life often isn’t the focus. You learn reading story after story about people suffering from some chronic […]

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What to Do When an Elderly Patient Refuses Care

By Tim Murray It can be difficult to watch our loved ones age, particularly when their health begins to fail. And it’s even more difficult when those loved ones refuse medical care, home care services, or basic support. In our latest “Senior Spotlight” column for Wake Living, we delve into this topic and offer some guidance […]

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Common Myths about Hospice Care: Transitions

New to our web site: Hospice, Palliative, and Home Health Information This blog on Hospice Care launches a new section of our web site to educate people on the valuable services provided to you and loved ones when receiving Hospice, Palliative, Home Health and Home Care services. They are valuable services that intersect on some […]

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“Who Will Care for Us?”: Recommended Reading

By Kyle Murray, Web Content Manager, Aware Senior Care The 2017 book “Who Will Care for Us” tackles an issue that will affect all of us, indirectly and directly, at some point in our lives. If we need assistance in old age, will there be reasonably cost-effective and quality solution there for me? Help May […]

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Dear Clueless Event with Sandra Savell at Waltonwood: Impressions

The event was a great experience to attend. Her story serves as a good example of what to expect when caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer’s.

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How We Work with Home Care Pulse to Ensure Quality for Clients and Caregivers

We want the best for our clients, families, and caregivers. We help seniors live well and thrive at home by finding and training caregivers with the heart and professionalism for great care. That’s why we work with Home Care Pulse. Our caregivers are the foundation of our business and their needs are extremely important. It […]

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Elder Care Planning Takes a Village

Triangle professionals use team approach with holistic elder care planning Guest Post By Wanda Urbanska A mid-day phone call with his octogenarian mother back in 2005 set off an alarm bell in Kent Thompson’s head. His mother lived in Southern Pines, 70 miles from his home in Raleigh. Once he realized that she was in […]

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Dealing with Stress: How does it Impact our Health?

Facing stress is inevitable. How we face and deal with stress determines our peace and well-being. In this article, Suzanne Ballantyne, E-RYT & Certified Health & Wellness Coach of Simply Practice, Raleigh NC, and Pooja Chilukuri, MS, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, and Certified Health Coach will outline steps we can take to build resilience against stressful […]

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