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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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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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