Category: Assisted Living

Supportive Responses to Common Difficult Alzheimer’s Behavior

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s can often mean learning how to handle a variety of new behaviors that may have been uncharacteristic of that individual before their condition started to progress. As the disease progresses, people with Alzheimer’s can experience emotions that they normally wouldn’t, while also losing their communication skills to tell a caregiver […]

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Try These Holiday Activities for Seniors This Holiday Season!

The holiday season is here, and it’s a great time to engage the whole family in fun and memorable activities to celebrate, including senior loved ones! As adults age, they may develop limitations that change the holiday activities they enjoy or can participate in, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! There are […]

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Home for the Holidays: Signs that Home Care Is Needed

Finally, it is the holiday season, and you can head back home to see your senior parents for the first time in a while. You’re looking forward to their smiling faces, the warm, cozy house, and the smell of home-baked cookies. As you walk in the house though, you notice things aren’t exactly as tidy […]

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Reduce Hospital Readmissions with Professional Home Care Services

About 1 in 5 senior patients in the US that are discharged from the hospital are readmitted within 30 days. This equates to roughly 2.6 million adults over the age of 65 and over $26 billion in costs. Not only does this create a toll on the healthcare system, but on the physical and emotional […]

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Simple Exercises to Help Prevent Senior Falls

As adults age, there are many physical changes that happen to the body. For example, we start to lose strength and balance, and our reflexes slow down. These effects of aging can make it easier for seniors to trip or slip and make it more difficult for them to regain balance after they start to […]

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Simple Strategies Anyone Can Do for Managing Agitation in Alzheimer’s Patients

When providing care for a family member with Alzheimer’s you might notice that he or she occasionally becomes aggressive or agitated. Agitation in Alzheimer’s patients can be quite common, and while it may be a difficult or even upsetting behavior, it is manageable. Here are some tips to help you reassure and redirect the senior […]

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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 dementia care in Raleigh and the 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 […]

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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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