How to Deal with Difficult Dementia Care Issues

Jennifer: Welcome to Simple Local Life everyone.

Today I am here in Bridgewater at the Earth Angels Home Care office and we are carrying on our Caregiving Talk series with Earth Angels. I'm really happy to have Tamara Ballard (Client Care Manager with Earth Angels Home...

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Free Dementia Education for Family Caregivers

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be challenging. Earth Angels Home Care is pleased to offer free workshops for families, friends and anyone who is interested in learning more about dementia.

The workshop is based on the Positive Approach to Care techniques taught by Teepa...

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What is vascular dementia?

What is vascular dementia? In this video of Caregiving Talk with Earth Angels Home Care, Jennifer of Simple Local Life and Rosanne Burke, a Certified Positive Approach to Care Trainer with Earth Angels Home Care, talk about Rosanne's experience as a care partner to her dad...

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Frequently Asked Questions about Dementia

To increase awareness, dispel myths and reduce stigma, we’re answering the most frequently asked questions about Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia. 


In this Facebook Live video, Jennifer of Simple Local Life and Tamara Ballard of Earth Angels...

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Dementia Statistics

Did you know? January is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month.

17,000 Nova Scotians live with dementia and countless more family members and friends are also affected by the condition. Many people are unaware of what dementia is and how a diagnosis of dementia can affect your life and...

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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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