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5 Commonly Held Myths about Home Care for Seniors Debunked

Speaking to families who care for loved ones that require home care assistance it appears that guilt, stress, and angst are three characteristics that are almost always brought up. The majority of these negative emotions are caused by error and through misconceptions that were learned from friends, co-workers, distant relatives etc. The purpose of this...
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7 Simple Tips for Caregivers of the Elderly to Protect Themselves from the Flu

The flu season has arrived. If you are a caregiver of seniors in the Vancouver, South Surrey, Surrey, Lower Mainland, Fraser valley, White Rock areas, it is important to take the following precautionary measures in order to prevent you and/or those you care for from catching and spreading the flu. Seniors are especially susceptible to...
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7 Nanny Candidate Characteristics to Use for Screening

There is no shortage of candidates looking for nanny jobs or employment in the Vancouver, South Surrey, Surrey, Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and White Rock areas. But how can you properly assess if the candidates are qualified to do the job? Hiring someone to look after your child or children is definitely one decision that should...
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Ace Personnel is Actively Seeking Caregivers for Employment

The Greater Vancouver area has been experiencing a shortage of qualified local caregivers for seniors. Unable to find and retain professionally trained caregivers, many residents throughout Canada are turning to friends and relatives to help care for aging family members. Some family members are even leaving their jobs or taking an early retirement to take...
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Senior Care Tips – 7 Ways to Prevent Falls in Elderly Patients

Among the elderly, falls are the leading cause of injury deaths and the most common cause of nonfatal injuries and hospital visits. Of all fall-related fractures, hip breaks lead to the most severe health problems and reduced quality of life – limited mobility, reduced independence and lengthy hospital stays. Seniors are the most rapidly growing population...
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7 Core Caregiver Services for Your Elderly Relatives

If you’re looking for a professional, flexible and cost-effective alternative to any type of assisted living facility, hiring a private caregiver may be something worth considering. Seniors grow attached to their home and surroundings and moving away from the familiarity and comfort of it often leads to diminishing quality of life, loss of independence and...
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