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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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Ace Personnel is Seeking FT/PT Caregivers for Spring 2019

The burden of Canadian family caregivers is high. Family caregivers assist their loved ones with many functions that the latter cannot do on their own, including completing domestic chores, providing personal care, assisting with medication administration and offering emotional and social support. While family caregiving has considerable rewards, including allowing families to spend quality time...
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