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Care for the Caregiver: How to Look After Yourself

Are you a family caregiver? More than 8 million people in Canada provide informal care to a family member. The value of care provided by family members is estimated to save the health care system between $24 to $31 billion annually. Yes, you read that correctly!

November is National Family...

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What is Positive Approach to Dementia Care?

What is Positive Approach to Care™? How does it benefit people living with dementia?

 Positive Approach to Care™ was created by Teepa Snow, one of the world’s leading dementia experts. Teepa Snow is an Occupational Therapist who has been working in dementia...

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What Is The Role Of A Dementia Coach In A Home Care Agency?

Left to right: Tamara Ballard, Teepa Snow, Catherine MacRae

Tamara Ballard and Catherine MacRae, Client Care Managers for Earth Angels Home Care, recently achieved their Positive Approach™ to Care (PAC) Dementia Coach Certification.

We sat down with Tamara to ask her a few questions about the...

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What is Home Care?

What is home care? What are home care services? Who can benefit from home care? We started a new Facebook Live series with Simple Local Life to answer these questions and more! 

Our first episode aired November 6th. Jennifer of Simple Local Life, and Tamara Ballard,...

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How to Travel with a Person Who Has Dementia

Are you planning a trip this summer? Will you be travelling with a loved one who lives with dementia? If so, it’s important to prepare ahead and have a plan.

Here are a few tips to consider before you leave, while you travel, and after...

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