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Alzheimer's Disease: Communication [English] Permalink Public

The Alzheimer Society is Canada’s leading health charity for people living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. This document is intended to help the person with dementia, and his/her family and caregivers understand how dementia affects communication and provide them with useful strategies to maintain and enhance communication throughout the progression of the disease. (English)

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Alzheimer's Disease: Getting a Diagnosis [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides information on getting a diagnosis for dementia. (English)

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Seniors' Falls Can Be Prevented factsheet [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File overview about preventing seniors falls use including risks, what I can do to lower my risk of falling at home and away from home. Number 78. (English)

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English, Chinese - Traditional, French, Punjabi, Spanish, Vietnamese, Arabic, Farsi, Korean

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Low Blood Pressure When Standing Up / Postural Hypotension (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Have you ever noticed that you feel light-headed, dizzy, or faint when you change position from lying down or sitting to standing? This is a type of low blood pressure. You might hear it called ‘postural hypotension’ or ‘orthostatic hypotension’. (English) Colour

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264401
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Get a Good Night's Sleep (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Sleeping strategies, activity chart and sleep diary. (English) Colour

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English (256409), Chinese - Traditional (264937), Chinese - Simplified (264938), Punjabi (264939)

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256409
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Continence Clinic (Peace Arch Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

Incontinence (sounds like ‘in-kon-tin-en-s’) is when you accidently leak urine (pee) or stool (poop).You cannot control or stop the leaking. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255036
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Geriatric Rapid Access Clinic (Eagle Ridge Hospital) [English] Permalink Public

We are a clinic that sees older adults who have had a recent health crisis. Geriatric refers to people 65 years and older. Rapid Access means seeing people as quickly possible after a recent health crisis. Our hope is that we can help these people find ways to improve their health and their ability to do every day activities so they can continue to live safely in their home. (English) Colour

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266435
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Behaviour Support in Care Homes: For residents and family (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

When giving behaviour support, care staff, family, and friends bring their knowledge and skills to the person receiving care. This experience is important. This approach makes sure that the care provided is based on the person’s needs and goals. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
255815
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The Dementia Journey A Roadmap for Residents and their Families [English] Permalink Public

This brochure gives you a basic roadmap of the dementia journey. We hope this helps you to see and prepare for what is coming down the road. We know that every person’s journey will be different. You might see some of these changes or none of these. Dementia is a disease of the brain that gets worse over time. It causes problems with memory, thinking, and behaviour. Over time, dementia affect more than the brain, it affects the entire body. There is no cure. With dementia, knowing the journey can help you and your family know what to expect so you can plan ahead. If you have any questions, please ask us (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266003
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What You Can Do to Prevent Falls [English] Permalink Public

Many falls can be prevented by making some changes, you can lower your chances of falling. Keep your body active. Have your doctor or pharmacist review your medications. Have your eyes checked by an optometrist once a year. Make your home safer. (English) Colour

Catalogue Number:
266011
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