Category Archives: Caregiver Tips

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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How Caregivers in Vancouver Overcome Communication Barriers with Clients

Working as a caregiver for a senior with dementia in Vancouver, South Surrey, Surrey, Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, and White Rock poses many challenges. People with conditions like Alzheimer’s and related disorders have a progressive biological brain disorder that makes it very difficult for them to remember things, think clearly, communicate well, and provide self...
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