Category: BUILD YOUR HOME CARE PLAN AND TEAM

Dear Clueless Speaking Engagement with Sandra Savell at Waltonwood: Impressions

The event was a great experience to attend. Her story serves as a good example of what to expect when caregiving for a loved one with Alzheimer’s.

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Elder Care Planning Takes a Village

Triangle professionals use team approach with holistic elder care planning Guest Post By Wanda Urbanska A mid-day phone call with his octogenarian mother back in 2005 set off an alarm bell in Kent Thompson’s head. His mother lived in Southern Pines, 70 miles from his home in Raleigh. Once he realized that she was in […]

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5 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Home Care Agency

By Tim Murray Choosing a home care agency is an important step to helping your loved one live well and thrive at home. We help families do this every day – and we walked through the process for our own parents too. It can be a daunting process when you begin, and you want to […]

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Four Tips to Help You Find Your “Thrive Tribe”: Senior Spotlight

For my family, Aware Senior Care is more than a business for us. We started this company after our own experiences trying to care for our aging parents. We realized that there just weren’t great resources available for us at the time. We knew there had to be a better way. During that time, my […]

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Cluster Care: Home Care Services for Independent Living

Cluster care is provided in independent living communities for clients who need a little extra help.  Most clients are independent, however they still need some assistance with tasks such as medication reminders or getting dressed. The client is at the center of each and every visit.  Each visit and task vary depending on the individual […]

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A Holistic Approach to Providing Home Care Services

At Aware, we believe in taking a holistic approach with every client by considering the whole person and their full range of needs, not just within the scope of home care services we can provide. Gathering Important Information As with any home care agency, when we receive a call asking for services, we start by […]

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Home Health vs. Home Care: How are they different?

Home Health? Home Care? The excitement of going home is immediately replaced with the anxiety of what kind of care will be needed at home. What kind of care is available and what are the differences between them? By Larissa Pourron, RN Discharge time at the hospital can be a very exciting but overwhelming time […]

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Creating a Caregiver Daily Schedule that Works for Everybody

The best practices and tips for scheduling caregivers begin with the following: Knowing your caregivers and establishing a trusting relationship with them Understanding their working needs and preferences Understanding the type of client(s) they are comfortable working with Understanding the type of client(s) they are uncomfortable working with Knowing their strengths, weaknesses, likes, and dislikes […]

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Community Care: Helping Maintain Independence for Seniors

What if a loved one needs a little help and you’re not able to provide it due to proximity or not wanting to assume the role of caregiver? Community care could be an excellent option for your loved one. It is said that there are two things that we can always count on: getting older […]

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Five Steps to Aging in Place Successfully

For some, a good life means staying in their own homes well into old age and forgoing retirement communities. Guest blogger Kim Shea discusses what’s necessary to make such a plan successful. Kim Shea Founder, Shea Companions Twitter What does aging in place mean?  To age in place means older people maintaining independence to remain […]

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