Aware Senior Care Blog

From the Desk of Gina Murray, RN: Upon Further Review of Medication
From the Desk of Gina Murray, RN: Upon Further Review of Medication

We received a frantic call at 4 PM on a Wednesday from a woman named Patricia. She told us that her 92 year old Dad, Robert, was found on the floor of his apartment this morning. They had spent the day at the hospital in the Emergency Department and numerous tests were performed. 

  

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From the Desk of Gina Murray, RN: Weathering the Storm
From the Desk of Gina Murray, RN: Weathering the Storm

Aware Senior Care's Gina Murray navigates a difficult situation where a wife has dementia, a stroke has left the husband unable to speak, and their adult children are across the country.

  

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From the Desk of Gina Murray, RN: The Comeback
From the Desk of Gina Murray, RN: The Comeback

I stood in front of Terri’s house and let the tears stream down. It’s been only a week since Terri died, peacefully surrounded by her family. I’ve been a nurse for 35 years and Terri is one of the most inspiring women I have ever worked with. Although our team worked with her for over 15 months, we only know a fraction of the woman who she was.

  

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From the Desk of Gina Murray, RN: Life after a stroke
From the Desk of Gina Murray, RN: Life after a stroke

Finding a care solution for a loved one can be a difficult road to travel, many times with lots of bumps along the way.  In this blog, Gina documents the challenges she often faces as the Director of Aware Senior Care.  

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