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How to Protect Seniors from Financial Scams

While everyone is a potential victim of financial fraud, seniors are especially at risk. Scammers target seniors because they believe seniors have more money at their disposal than younger people and tend to be trusting and polite. Seniors lose around $3 billion a year to financial scams, but becoming the victim of fraud is preventable […]

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Hydration for Older Adults: Simple Tips and Why It’s So Important

Good nutrition is an essential factor in lifelong health, and hydration is one of its most overlooked components. Water helps us maintain body temperature, pump blood through the body, absorb vitamins and minerals, prevent urinary tract infections, and remove waste and toxic substances from the body. But did you know that seniors are at a […]

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Choosing Home Care Services for Cancer Treatment and Recovery

A loved one receiving a cancer diagnosis is a lot for families to process. Feelings of confusion, anger, and grief can arise, and navigating the medical system can be challenging. In addition, because most cancer treatments occur on an outpatient basis, a spouse, adult child, or other trusted relative or friend is often called upon […]

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Simple Strategies Anyone Can Do for Managing Agitation in Alzheimer’s Patients

When providing care for a family member with Alzheimer’s you might notice that he or she occasionally becomes aggressive or agitated. Agitation in Alzheimer’s patients can be quite common, and while it may be a difficult or even upsetting behavior, it is manageable. Here are some tips to help you reassure and redirect the senior […]

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Diet Secrets to Keep Senior Parents Healthy: Nutrition for Older Adults

On a recent visit to mom’s, you notice that she’s looking a little thinner than you remember. When you ask about her diet, she brushes you off, or maybe shares that cooking and planning meals has become more difficult for her. But with so much nutrition advice out there, it’s hard to know exactly how […]

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Preventing Falls Where They’re Most Likely to Occur: Senior Fall Prevention at Home

Falls pose a serious health threat to seniors, and six out of ten falls occur in a home environment. As more and more seniors opt to age at home, away from easily available medical professionals and equipment, home safety is quickly becoming top of mind for many seniors and their families. Luckily, there are a […]

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Senior Caregivers with Heart: Why Caregivers Are the Foundation of Our Business

At Aware Senior Care, we’re passionate about providing excellent home care and hospice in Cary, NC and surrounding areas, and that excellence begins with our caregivers. Our care team is at the heart of everything we do. In fact, we like to say that we are a Caregiver First company. Listen to caregiver Christine Hawes talk about […]

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Why Hiring an In-Home Caregiver for a Senior in Assisted Living Makes Sense

Assisted living facilities have come a long way in recent decades. They can be a great option for older adults who want to remain independent while living in a community with other seniors, all with access to the sort of care they may need as they age. But even if a senior calls an assisted […]

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How Aware Senior Care’s Approach to Dementia Care at Home Is Changing Lives

When a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia, many feelings may arise, including fear, grief, and confusion. However, partnering with a home care agency can help both you and a loved one adjust to a new diagnosis. Dementia care at home is a more accessible option than many people think, […]

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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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