Category: CARE TIPS

How to Protect Seniors from Financial Scams

While everyone is a potential victim of financial fraud, seniors are especially at risk. Scammers target seniors because they believe seniors have more money at their disposal than younger people and tend to be trusting and polite. Seniors lose around $3 billion a year to financial scams, but becoming the victim of fraud is preventable […]

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Hydration for Older Adults: Simple Tips and Why It’s So Important

Good nutrition is an essential factor in lifelong health, and hydration is one of its most overlooked components. Water helps us maintain body temperature, pump blood through the body, absorb vitamins and minerals, prevent urinary tract infections, and remove waste and toxic substances from the body. But did you know that seniors are at a […]

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Choosing Home Care Services for Cancer Treatment and Recovery

A loved one receiving a cancer diagnosis is a lot for families to process. Feelings of confusion, anger, and grief can arise, and navigating the medical system can be challenging. In addition, because most cancer treatments occur on an outpatient basis, a spouse, adult child, or other trusted relative or friend is often called upon […]

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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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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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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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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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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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