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RE: Home Health Care is Killing Your Savings

Tim responds to a recent Forbes article about the cost of in home care and outlines what you can do to make it work, personally and financially, for your family. The original article can be found here: “Home Health Care is Killing Your Savings” The bottom line is: Care, in general, is costly whether it’s […]

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Companion Care in Raleigh: Adult Day Care

Adult day care provides a great senior care option that allows for senior independence and interaction with others while still being cared for.  Aware sat down with SarahCare’s Marcia Jerrell to learn more. Many of those who care for loved ones are unable to provide full-time care due to work and/or other obligations. Additionally, having […]

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VA Aid and Attendance Pension via Veteran.org

Veterans can receive Aid and Attendance from the VA, but what resources are trustworthy for seniors in Raleigh? Learn more about Veteranaid.org. How to Apply for the Aid and Attendance Pension via Veteranaid.org The Aid and Attendance pension application process can be an intimidating process, but there are readily available resources that assist veterans from […]

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Career Opportunities in Elder Care in Raleigh

The elder care industry in Raleigh is booming – Join us now! Build a career through fulfilling work with a flexible schedule while discovering your passion. It doesn’t get any better than finding a job that is not only high in demand, but provides a great sense of purpose with a variety of career-growth opportunities. […]

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Move Well and Think Well at Home

What’s a good way to have a positive impact on staving off the effects of Alzheimer’s disease and at the same time, help you stay stronger and reduce the potential from a fall?  A good answer would be to think and exercise at the same time! Joe Kleman, owner and therapist at Movement Creates Infinite […]

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Veterans – How to Wisely Plan for Your Future

We came across this comprehensive description of Veterans Benefits on  the Quicken Mortgage Site. We thought we would pass along. Besides this great resource the State of North Carolina also has a great one stop support with Unite US.  As we previously posted Unite US is a free platform connecting current military service members, veterans and their […]

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Eat Well at Home

Pooja Chilukuri, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and Certified Health Coach, graciously contributes to our Wellness Blog discussing the 5 R’s of eating healthy – Eat Real foods not processed food like substances, Reduce Exposure to pesticides and chemical additives, Reduce Sugar Intake, Remove Trans Fats and Ramp up the Phytonutrients. Pooja Chilukuri, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner and […]

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GoCary Transportation

GoCary is a wonderful door-to-door transportation service. You can think of it as Uber that is tailored to seniors. If you have a loved one that needs transportation at a good cost, we recommend you register them with GoCary by calling 919-481-2020 (ext. 3) or you can visit their website www.townofcary.org/gocary for an application.

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VA Aid and Attendance

This is a short and sweet summary of the qualifications for aid and attendance. This is a short and sweet summary of the qualifications for aid and attendance. I think one of the most important pieces of information is seeking advice and help from an “accredited” source like Rick Messemer from Carolina Estate Counsel. How […]

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Organize your loved one’s information before a crisis hits

This article from The Dallas Morning News is excellent. It provides good advice to caregivers and/or power of attorneys who are responsible for the care of a family member. Aware Senior Care also recommends PASSPORT. Families should take some time to review and possibly use PASSPORT (Person-centered Approaches Supporting Successful Patient Outcomes for Recovery and Transitions). […]

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