when is it time for assisted living

AskAware When Is It Time for Assisted Living

Aware Senior Care hosts AskAware with Sunrise Senior Living to discuss when it is time for assisted living and what resources to contact.

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helping the elderly during the holidays

Helping the Elderly During the Holidays

Carol Marak, editor and contributor at, has put together a wonderful Holiday Volunteer Guide for Giving with resources you can use to help the elderly in need. The holiday season is the time for emphasizing giving back to others in need. We celebrate by giving toys to tots and children, food to the hungry, […]

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long term care family caregivers

Long Term Care Family Caregivers: The Unsung Heroes

Vicki Tapia, author of “Somebody Stole My Iron”, discusses the difficulties of providing long term care as family caregivers for a loved one with dementia. She provides the knowledge and resources to help someone going through a similar situation. By Vicki Tapia, author In 2004, my father was diagnosed with Parkinson’s-related dementia and a few […]

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fall prevention tips

Home Modifications for Seniors: #AskAware

Aware Senior Care and special guest Jacqi Dix of Personal Access Solutions of Apex, NC joined other senior care experts to discuss home modifications for the elderly. #AskAware: “Home Modifications for Seniors” Aware Senior Care was joined by Jacqi Dix and Barbara Vansant of Personal Access Solutions in Apex, NC to discuss modifying a home […]

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rtp transportation

RTP Transportation Options for When You’re Unable to Drive

Nancy Schwartz of Loblolly Concierge is an organizational and scheduling expert knowledgeable in the variety of RTP transportation options available in the Triangle area. One of the big issues facing seniors is giving up driving.  It’s one of “bigger” issues people struggle with their loved ones. It’s hard for anyone to give up the freedom […]

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affordable home care

Affordable Home Care: #AskAware

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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fall prevention tips

Fall Prevention Tips for Awareness in September: #AskAware

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 tips. September is Fall Prevention Awareness Month, declared by the National Council on Aging. Fall Prevention Tips: Resources for Reducing the Risk of Falls Joining us today is Barbara @PersAccSolutions […]

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elderly refusing care

When an Elderly Family Member is Refusing Care: What to Do

AskAware tackles the issue of elderly family members refusing care with Silver Linings NC of Apex, NC. What Do You Do When An Elderly Parent Refuses Needed Care? #AskAware #askaware This is Tim Murray from Aware Senior Care. Welcome everyone! — Tim Murray (@TMurrayAware) September 23, 2015 #askaware happy to be here! — Silver Linings […]

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senior driving blog

Signs You Are Too Old to Drive: Should Your Loved One Be driving?

What are the signs you are too old to drive? Should your loved one be driving? How to approach a loved one who poses a safety threat by continuing to drive.

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medication management tips

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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