Category: GENERAL AGING

Aware Caregiver Earns National Recognition

Congratulations to our Sharon Hader recognized nationally by The Senior’s Choice as Caregiver of the Season for Spring 2019!    Each quarter our nationally recognized membership network – The Seniors Choice fields applications from the 200+ home care agencies in this network in the US and Canada. For the first time in our agency’s five year […]

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Wake Living Magazine Winter 2018: “Should I Stay or Should I Go?”

Many of us are looking forward to spending time with family in the coming weeks. Sometimes, extended stays with aging parents or loved ones at this time of year causes us to notice things we hadn’t seen before – Mom is slowing down a bit, Dad seems to have trouble remembering things he used to […]

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Eight Gift Ideas for Seniors

This year marks the 30th anniversary of National Senior Citizens Day, a date first noted by President Ronald Reagan on August 21, 1988. The day is set aside to honor and recognize the senior citizens in our lives for their wisdom, their achievements, and their special place in our communities. By Tim Murray, Aware Senior Care […]

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Finding a Professional Caregiver: What Makes them Exceptional?

At first, you may notice: Not all the household chores are complete. The food in the refrigerator has spoiled or mom hasn’t laundered her clothes in weeks.  But, your mom has made it clear she wants to keep living in her own home. Finding a professional caregiver with the right skills can be challenging and […]

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Home Care Agencies: A Day in the Life

October 24, 2017 marked three years since The Department of Health and Human Services approved Aware Senior Care’s Home Care Agency License #4697 and began serving clients in Cary, Raleigh and Apex. It has been an incredible and rewarding journey so far!  It was a far smaller operation at the start, literally and figuratively.  Tim […]

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RE: Demand for Senior Home Care Grows

The original article can be found here: “Demand for Senior Home Care Grows…Pay Remains Low.” This is an excellent article and everyone, especially our state and federal governments, should take notice. Why? The shortage of passionate and professional caregivers is real and the problem is only going to get worse unless we take measure to […]

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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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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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How to Spot Subtle Changes in Seniors that Indicate Big Problems

July is the month of fireworks and patriotism. It’s the month of cookouts and our country’s birth. It can also mean loneliness and isolation in the lives of our seniors in the community. By Haley Lynn Gray July is the month of fireworks and patriotism. It’s the month of cookouts and our country’s birth. It […]

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RE: Cary, Morrisville tackle demographic shifts, medians

Tim Murray of Aware Senior Care responds to a Cary News article regarding assisted living and home care accommodations for seniors in the triangle area, specifically Cary and Morrisville. Recently, the Cary News (a community coverage publication of Cary in the Raleigh News and Observer) published an article by Henry Gargan (Twitter) about the changing […]

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