CoVID-19 Upgraded to Pandemic Stage: What This Means for Home Care | Ace Personnel

Last month, our home care agency in Vancouver wrote to you with information about the CoVID-19 virus. Although the threat remains low in Canada, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the virus a pandemic.  Older adults and people with underlying health conditions, such as diabetes, lung disease, or heart disease, are however at larger [...]

CoVID-19 Upgraded to Pandemic Stage: What This Means for Home Care | Ace Personnel2021-01-05T21:28:58+00:00

How to Find a Part Time Job as a Nanny in Vancouver | Ace Personnel

Working as a full-time nanny can be difficult and therefore working part-time is the only viable option for many candidates seeking employment in the field. Do nanny employment agencies in the greater Vancouver area offer part time work options? This question is frequently asked of us and is on the minds of many applicants. The [...]

How to Find a Part Time Job as a Nanny in Vancouver | Ace Personnel2021-01-15T20:31:00+00:00

The Most Common In-Home Injuries for Seniors and How to Avoid them | Caregiver Vancouver

As we age, we work hard to keep our independence. Maintaining independence is not always easy. Bodies become frail and weakened from years of use. Our minds are packed with a lifetime of experiences and information, which causes our cognitive abilities to slow down. Illnesses and injury, whether temporary or chronic, seem to find us [...]

The Most Common In-Home Injuries for Seniors and How to Avoid them | Caregiver Vancouver2021-01-27T03:33:00+00:00

Home Care Tips for Helping Seniors Manage their Blood Pressure | Ace Personnel Vancouver

To many of us, high blood pressure is just another mystery. When we go to our doctors’ appointments, they put on a cuff on our arm, inflate it, and jot down a few numbers.  When prompted, we are told that everything is fine. In the case of seniors, we may be told that we have [...]

Home Care Tips for Helping Seniors Manage their Blood Pressure | Ace Personnel Vancouver2021-01-15T20:30:29+00:00

4 Commonly Forgotten Items in Nanny Employment Contracts | Ace Personnel

A nanny employment contract may sound like yet one more thing to write and file, but is very necessary. It serves as an employment agreement between the employer (e.g. family or agency) and the nanny. It typically addresses items, such as pay, work schedule and job duties. As a seasoned nanny employment agency in Vancouver, we [...]

4 Commonly Forgotten Items in Nanny Employment Contracts | Ace Personnel2021-01-15T20:30:07+00:00

Important Information on Novel Coronavirus & the Elderly | Ace Personnel Vancouver

On the news, you may have heard of the coronavirus (2019-nCoV infection).  The virus, which was named for the spikes on its surface that resemble a crown,  originated in China in a catlike animal known as civet before being contracted by humans.   To date, there have been over 10,000 human confirmed cases of coronavirus in [...]

Important Information on Novel Coronavirus & the Elderly | Ace Personnel Vancouver2021-01-15T20:29:44+00:00

What to Do If Your Elderly Parent Resists Care | Home Care Vancouver

Being a caregiver for a loved one is a great way to give back to the person who helped raise you, but it can also be challenging even on the good days.   When your loved one is resistant to care being provided, the job becomes only more difficult. The cause of resistance can be attributed [...]

What to Do If Your Elderly Parent Resists Care | Home Care Vancouver2021-01-15T20:29:20+00:00

How to Help Seniors through the Grieving Process | Caregiver Agency Vancouver

As we grow older, we are faced with our number one fear - death. Usually, we do not fear our own deaths, but for our loved ones as well. Losing a loved one, especially a spouse, is extremely difficult for seniors. It may take a year or longer before they are able to recover or [...]

How to Help Seniors through the Grieving Process | Caregiver Agency Vancouver2021-01-15T20:28:51+00:00

5 Healthy Eating Tips for Seniors | Home Care Vancouver

A well-balanced diet is an important part of healthy aging. Healthy eating can assist seniors with maintaining a healthy weight, staying active, and getting the daily nutrients they need. It also lowers their risk of developing chronic health problems, such as diabetes and heart disease.’ Canada’s new Food Guide is a huge step in the [...]

5 Healthy Eating Tips for Seniors | Home Care Vancouver2021-01-15T20:28:28+00:00

How to Avoid Burnout When Working as a Nanny | Nanny Employment Vancouver

How to Avoid Burnout When Working as a Nanny | Nanny Employment Vancouver Taking on a job as a nanny is not easy. There will be times when you will feel stressed and challenged as well as moments you will be out of your comfort zone. Managing and preventing nanny burnout may seem like impossible [...]

How to Avoid Burnout When Working as a Nanny | Nanny Employment Vancouver2021-01-15T20:28:05+00:00
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