Category Archives: Caregiver Tips

Lyme Disease: What Caregivers of Seniors in Vancouver Should Know | Ace Personnel

Lyme disease is a bacterial infection caused by a bite from an infected, blood-sucking tick. One of the first noticeable symptoms is a rash, which looks like a bull’s eye. As the infection spreads, the sufferer may experience a recurring fever, headache, muscle and joint pains, a stiff neck and fatigue. Lyme disease symptoms are very...
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The Right Way to Check References When Hiring A New Nanny | Ace Personnel

Regardless of how you hire a nanny candidate or how often they will be supervising your children, it is very important to carefully screen all potential providers. While many families run background checks, they are often tempted to skip through a critical step - checking references. We advise all families against not completing reference checks...
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Food Hygiene at Home: How to Avoid Foodborne Illness | Caregivers for Elders Vancouver

One of every six Canadians experiences a foodborne illness each year. A foodborne illness is caused by pathogens, such as viruses and bacteria as well as toxins and chemicals inside foods. As a caregiver for seniors in the greater Vancouver area, it is important for you to understand that foodborne illnesses are more common in elderly...
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How to Look After your Health and Wellbeing in Later Years | Caregivers for Seniors Vancouver

Did you know? 1 in 5 older people living in communities across Canada struggle with poor mental health. Moreover, 2 in 5 people living in care facilities are treated for mental health issues, such as depression, delirium, and Dementia. In 2016, 1.8 million people aged 60 years and older were living with a mental health...
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