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    It’s Personal

    Tim and Gina, the owners, have been through what you’re likely going through right now – researching and finding the best options for an aging loved one. We are personally involved with every family we are taking care of and a lot of our care stems for the love and care of our own parents.

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    It Takes A Village

    Living well at home is more than a great caregiver. Taking care of a loved one a home involves forming a circle of support. The circle of support forms around the senior with resources that can help in areas of living not just health related but in other important facets of life a loved one may need help with such as finances, home repair, home upkeep and organization, insurance etc.

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    Award Winning Care

    Read what senior care experts and gerontology physicians say about Aware Senior Care and our exceptional caregivers.

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    Does your loved one need help?

    You and you loved one can use some help at home but how much and where do you start?

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    Companion and Personal Care

    The best in the Triangle comes with a CARE GUARANTEE

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Guiding Your Way to Live Well at Home

Aware Senior Care is a licensed, veteran-owned Home Care agency. We are dedicated to helping seniors remain in their homes, to they may live life to the fullest.

Our mission is to provide unsurpassed in-home care for seniors; to bring peace of mind to those who care for seniors, and to be a helpful educational resource on home care, aging and issues faced by seniors.

We serve Cary, Raleigh, and parts of Apex. We provide quality in-home companion and personal care for a few hours a day to 24 hours a day.

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We do a lot of listening to understand the current situation. The core question is how can we help you or how can we help your Mom and/or Dad?  After listening to your feedback, we will ask specific questions about all aspects of activities of daily living to get the best overall picture we can over the phone. If we feel we can provide help we will recommend an in-home assessment. 

FREE In-Home Assessment for Home Care
A registered nurse conducts an in-depth assessment for each client to determine what services are needed, and to identify risks in the home. The client’s daily routines, medical history, health status, memory issues, safety concerns and emotional well-being are all considered during this process. A customized Plan of Care is developed from this information.  Note: For the in-home care assessment there is no cost or obligation.  Our goal is to make sure we are the right fit for your home care needs and we do this as a service to you.

Plan of Care
With the information from the assessment and input from the client and loved ones, a plan of care is developed. The plan outlines tasks and a schedule for services the client will receive. Our caregiver’s first visit will begin with a review of this plan with the client, family, agency supervisor and the caregiver.

Companion Care (Does not include hands-on services):

•Light Housekeeping (dusting, vacuuming, cleaning kitchen, making bed, changing linens, laundry, light ironing)
•Preparing meals, cooking together
•Medication reminders
•Monitoring personal activities (bathing, grooming & dressing)
•Companionship (conversation, reading, games & puzzles, arts & crafts)
•Organizing closets
•Transportation (medical appointments, family events, etc.)
•Pet care

Personal Care Services (Includes all Companion Care services listed)

Assistance with:

•Toileting/Incontinence Care
•Transfers (getting in/out of bed/chair)
Returning home from a hospital or rehab stay can be both exciting and unnerving. Our Welcome Home Service is designed to provide assistance during this transition. Our RN will come to your home on the day of discharge for a 2 hour visit.

We call our service “Welcome Home.”  Once you are home, an Aware Registered Nurse will: 

•Review discharge orders/restrictions
•Review your medications
•Organize medications into pillboxes upon request
•Perform a home safety review
•Coordinate care with Home Health Services (if Home Health has been ordered)
•Assign a personal care or companion aid (if services are requested
We provide skilled nursing services when clients and/or their loved ones are unable or unwilling to do so. These services begin with a physician’s order and can start at any time, including when Home Health service ends or when the order is beyond the scope of the Home Health agency.

Using Aware's nursing services, clients can go home with the peace of mind that comes with knowing a skilled professional will perform these services.

We offer the following nursing services:
•Medication organization & management
•Medication administration (including IVs & injections)
•Wound care management, including wound vacs
•Management of catheters, ostomies & drains.
•Extended nurse visits
oVisits of up to 24 hours, including personal care as well as medication administration & other skilled nursing services.

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Gina Murray

Founder and Director A registered nurse and a graduate of the Villanova University School of Nursing, Gina has spent more than 30 years in the field of gerontology. She spent over 15 years at one of the top skilled nursing facilities in our region.   Learn More >
Tim Murray

Tim Murray

Founder and President Managing the business aspects of Aware Senior Care, Tim is an alumnus of the Villanova University School of Engineering. He served our country as a U.S. Navy Submarine Officer, and spent much of his career as an executive in the technology industry.   Learn More >

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