Category Archives: Caregiver Tips

Dementia vs. Alzheimer’s: Understanding the Difference

It is not uncommon for people to confuse the medical terms Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Caregivers and family members of elders with dementia or Alzheimer’s use the terms interchangeably in conversation thinking they refer to one and the same thing. In actuality, the two diagnoses are not synonymous and there are many distinct differences between...
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How to Manage Common Personality and Behaviour Changes in Clients with Dementia | Caregivers for Seniors – Vancouver

As a caregiver for someone with Dementia, observing behavior problems such as wandering, aggressiveness, hallucinations, or sleeping and eating difficulties can be worrisome. Many behaviour problems are exasperated by a poor environment and/or an inability to deal with stressful situations. By learning how to make changes to the way you care give for someone with...
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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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