Aware Senior Care Blog

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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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Recommended Reading: Who Will Care for Us?

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? A Growing […]

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Dear Clueless Speaking Engagement 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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Helpful Support Groups for Dementia Caregivers in Wake County

You just can’t change some of the circumstances you find yourself in as a family caregiver for a loved one who has dementia. Maybe it’s your Mom who absolutely refuses to take a shower no matter how many times you ask her. She tells you she did (and you know she didn’t) and it’s a […]

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How Can Elder Abuse be Prevented? Here’s How.

Just imagine for a moment – you’re a senior living in a nursing home, in an assisted living facility, or at home with a professional caregiver. It’s difficult to get around and you aren’t as sharp as you used to be. You rely on people you don’t even know to take care of you. How […]

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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Home Care Agency

By Tim Murray Choosing a home care agency is an important step to helping your loved one live well and thrive at home. We help families do this every day – and we walked through the process for our own parents too. It can be a daunting process when you begin, and you want to […]

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