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How Home Care is Helping Seniors Thrive

As our loved ones get older, they may encounter roadblocks when it comes to living a full and happy life. Sometimes, these roadblocks might result in “geriatric failure to thrive”. This is a generalized medical condition encompassing symptoms such as inertia, loss of appetite, weight loss, and poor nutrition or eating habits. These symptoms can […]

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The Benefits of Respite Care for Family Caregivers

If you’re a family caregiver, you know the depths of love and dedication that go into caregiving. In many situations, you may be sacrificing considerable time, energy, and resources in order to provide your loved one with the best care possible, and you may find yourself feeling frayed from all the responsibility. Even worse, you […]

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Aware Senior Care is a Home Care Pulse Leader in Excellence

Aware Senior Care, provider of senior care in Cary and home health care in nearby areas, discusses their newest award. If the year 2020 taught us anything, it was a clear example of how accomplishing goals as a team requires everyone being held accountable to do their part. As the year also taught us, things […]

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7 Tips for Identifying and Reducing Senior Pandemic Fatigue

Providing care services in Raleigh and the surrounding areas, Aware Senior Care offers tips to reduce senior pandemic fatigue. For many, this month marks one year in lockdown in response to the COVID-19 crisis. Some Americans are feeling the effects of pandemic fatigue, a certain kind of exhaustion which arises from dealing with the side […]

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What is it like to be an Overnight Caregiver?

When you hear the words “overnight caregiver” or “overnight shift,” do you imagine a boring, slow-paced job with very little to do? It’s not what it seems!

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors During COVID

Our team has put together 6 holiday gift ideas for seniors to help you share the love with your parents, grandparents, and or an elderly neighbor who might appreciate a kind word and thoughtful gift.

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How to Help Senior Citizens During COVID Christmas Season – 14 Worthwhile Ideas

By all accounts, 2020 has been an incredibly challenging year for all of us. Political tensions, racial unrest, global disasters and the COVID-19 pandemic have stretched us thin. As we turn another page on the calendar and look towards the holidays, many of us are starting to look forward to seeing friends and family (albeit […]

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On Senior Living in the Pandemic with David Sexton

How has senior living in the pandemic been for a community like Abbotswood? Our interview with David Sexton discusses the ongoing challenges.

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#TuesdayTip: Is It Normal Aging or Dementia?

Today’s Tuesday Tip is a Q&A with Gina Murray, RN BSN, the co-founder of Aware Senior Care and a certified Teepa Snow dementia trainer. In this conversation, we talk about our up-and-coming webinar, “Normal vs. Not-Normal Aging” with Melanie Bunn of Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to CareTM team. What is normal aging vs dementia and what will people interested in attending take away from the webinar?

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Caregiver Corner with Marie: Caregiving as a Career

We sat down for a chat in this Caregiver Corner with Marie Hiller, a Certified Nursing Assistant with Aware Senior Care.

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