Category: Helping Seniors Thrive

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Ways to Manage Sundowning in Seniors with Alzheimer’s

As a caregiver to someone with Alzheimer’s, you may have noticed changes in their personality in the late afternoon or early evening. These changes could be because of sundowning. According to AARP, roughly 20% of people with Alzheimer’s experience sundowning, which is also referred to as sundown syndrome and sundowners. The changes in seniors experiencing […]

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Reasons for Incontinence in Seniors and Ways to Better Manage It

One of the most common health concerns that affects seniors is also one of the least openly discussed: incontinence. Incontinence in seniors is more common in women than in men, but it affects many older adults.  There are a variety of reasons incontinence may occur. In the short term, irritation or infection, constipation, and urinary […]

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Heart-Healthy Tips for Seniors: Preventing Cardiovascular Disease

You may know that cardiovascular disease is on the rise in the United States, but did you know it’s the number one cause of death of individuals of either gender? These statistics are sobering, but the good news is, there are a number of heart-healthy tips for seniors that can help your loved ones mitigate […]

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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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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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How Home Care is Helping Seniors Thrive

As our loved ones get older, they may encounter roadblocks when it comes to living a full and happy life. Sometimes, these roadblocks might result in “geriatric failure to thrive”. This is a generalized medical condition encompassing symptoms such as inertia, loss of appetite, weight loss, and poor nutrition or eating habits. These symptoms can […]

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