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AskAware Affordable Home Care

Aware Senior Care teamed up with Carolina Family Estate Planning’s Jackie Bedard, Elder Care Attorney and Estate Planner, to discuss affordable home care. For more information on Carolina Family Estate Planning’s services, visit their website here. Joining us today is @TMurrayAware and @GmurrayAware, Co-Founders of Aware Senior Care. #askaware — Aware Senior Care (@AwareSeniorCare) November 4, […]

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AskAware Fall Prevention

Aware Senior Care hosted its weekly Twitter chat, #AskAware, with guest host Barbara Van Sant of Personal Access Solutions in Apex, NC, on fall prevention. Joining us today is Barbara @PersAccSolutions of Personal Access Solutions, located in Apex, NC. Topic is “Fall Prevention” #AskAware — Aware Senior Care (@AwareSeniorCare) September 30, 2015 #askaware tim murray […]

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AskAware What to do When an Elderly Family Member Refuses Care

AskAware tackles the issue of elderly family members refusing care with Silver Linings NC of Apex, NC. #askaware This is Tim Murray from Aware Senior Care. Welcome everyone! — Tim Murray (@TMurrayAware) September 23, 2015 #askaware happy to be here! — Silver Linings NC (@silverliningsnc) September 23, 2015 @AwareSeniorCare from Vancouver Canada…advocacy & trainer re […]

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senior driving blog
Should your loved one be driving?

One of the biggest issues we see working with families and our own personal experience is the senior’s driving ability.  As we age, naturally our driving ability is negatively impacted.  At some point, it’s time to give up driving because the person poses a safety problem to not only themselves but to others if they […]

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Medication Management Tips for Getting Organized

Why is medication management so important? Mismanagement can lead to serious complications and prove more costly than preventative measures. Organize your medication and manage them with ease using our helpful tips! Personally, we had never thought about whether or not our parents were taking their medications as ordered. After his stepdad Jack’s first stroke, Tim […]

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Signs of a Stroke and What to do

Have you ever wondered how you would know if you or someone you are with is having a stroke? Would you be able to recognize the signs of a stroke? Many of us have heard that that getting immediate medical help to someone having a stroke is essential but do you know what to look […]

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Preparing For Your Doctor’s Visit

Has this ever happened to you? Your loved one calls you numerous times complaining that he or she feels terrible, has pain that won’t go away, can’t sleep or has some other malady that is unbearable. You’re preparing for your doctor’s visit with them. But then they tell you ‘nothing is wrong.’ It’s one of […]

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Dealing with Resistance: Caring for the Elderly

The Mayo Clinic Staff recently published an article on Caring for the Elderly: Dealing with Resistance.  In this article sound advice is given in how to start communicating with your loved one about his or her need for care such as: Determine what help is needed. Make an honest assessment of what kind of help […]

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