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My Mother Emily Part Three

Tim Murray, Co-Founder of Aware Senior Care, talks to his mother about moving back to New York. Her memory issues make him think about other possibilities. This blog is about the journey my Mom and I are going through, specifically moving her from her home in New York to assisted living here in Cary. By […]

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From the Desk of Gina Murray, RN: The Comeback

I stood in front of Terri’s house and let the tears stream down. It’s been only a week since Terri died, peacefully surrounded by her family. I’ve been a nurse for 35 years and Terri is one of the most inspiring women I have ever worked with. Although our team worked with her for over […]

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My Mother Emily Part Two

Tim Murray, Co-Founder of Aware Senior Care, debates how exactly to move his mother from North Carolina to New York and how to tell her the truth about the situation. This blog is about the journey my Mom and I are going through, specifically moving her from her home in New York to assisted living […]

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From the Desk of Gina Murray, RN: Life after a stroke

Finding a care solution for a loved one can be a difficult road to travel, many times with lots of bumps along the way.  In this blog, Gina documents the challenges she often faces as the Director of Aware Senior Care.  By Gina Murray, Co-Founder and Director of Aware Senior Care   Editor’s note: Client […]

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My Mother Emily Part One

Tim Murray, Co-Founder of Aware Senior Care, discusses moving his mother from New York to Raleigh, NC in order to provide her full-time care and the struggles he faces in doing so. This blog is about the journey my Mom and I are going through, specifically moving her from her home in New York to […]

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Live Well at Home Heritage Pines

Aware Senior Care and a panel of experts sit down with the Heritage Pines Community to discuss how to live well at home. Heritage Pines Community “Live Well at Home Panel” April 13 2016 Panelists: • Home Care (Personal and Companion Care) Aware Senior Care.  Gina and Tim Murray (gmurray@awareseniorcare.com  tmurray@awareseniorcare.com, Website Home (P) 919-436-1871. […]

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Tips to Provide Better In-Home Care

If you’ve chosen in-home care for an elderly member of your family, allowing them to age in place, then you already know that in-home care has many advantages. At the same time, the ageing of a loved one, and the provision of care it involves can be quite stressful. With a little knowledge and planning, […]

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What’s the Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid?

If you’re looking for health care coverage past 65, learn the differences between Medicare and Medicaid to better understand what they cover, how to qualify, and which is best for you. Carol Marak, editor of SeniorCare.com, explains the differences between Medicare and Medicaid. Aging matters – what is Medicare? By Carol Marak, Editor of SeniorCare.com If […]

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It Pays to Plan Ahead Long-Term Care Insurance

You might have a plan for retirement, but do you have a plan in case you need long-term care? They don’t call it the grey tide for nothing! Baby boomers are about to make up the largest senior population the world has ever seen, and if plans aren’t made now, getting old is going to […]

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Guiding Lights Share to Care

Aware Senior Care is proud to be a Silver Sponsor and participate in Guiding Lights’ fifth annual “Share to Care” Fundraiser. Guiding Lights is a private nonprofit organization that serves residents in the Triangle.  Its mission is to be the comprehensive caregiver support center for family and professional caregiving with the vision to assist family and […]

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