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COVID-19 Notice From Devoted Guardians

Dear Clients and Families: Devoted Guardians is actively monitoring the progression of the coronavirus, COVID-19, to ensure that we have the most accurate and latest information on the threat of the virus. As you know, this situation continues to develop…
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Neurodegenerative Disease
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Understanding Neurodegenerative Disease

Neurodegenerative disease is a medical condition that involves a variety of conditions which in the first place affect the neurons in the brain. Neurons are nerve cells that cannot be replaced when damaged because they normally don’t replace or reproduce…
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10 Good Activities for Elderly People with Limited Mobility

As people age, their mobility becomes more limited due to illnesses or/and injuries. Conditions like severe arthritis, stroke, or injuries from falls are the most common factors that contribute to limited mobility in aging adults. This makes the usual activities…
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How To Motivate Seniors to Participate in Activities

Studies show that lifestyle factors significantly contribute to overall wellbeing as we get older. Staying active can help people stay healthy as they age. Day to day habits such as regular physical activity, cognitive training, and social engagement is believed…
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Can Someone with Dementia Be Left Alone?

People with dementia sooner or later enter the stage in which they need someone else’s help with the activities of daily living such as dressing, eating, bathing, grooming, and toileting. Also, as dementia progresses, the symptoms affect a person’s decision-making,…
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How Can a Caregiver Manage Stress?

A caregiver is anyone who provides assistance to another person in need, whether it is a family member or a stranger. No matter how resilient or sturdy you are, caring for a loved one or another adult can be physically…
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How Can You Prevent Dementia from Progressing?

For people who have witnessed a loved one affected by dementia, developing Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia is one of the biggest concerns.  While there is no certain way to prevent all types of dementia, there are some strategies…
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How Do You Deal with a Caregiver Fatigue?

Being a caregiver to someone you love can be rewarding, but also emotionally, mentally, and physically exhausting. Caregiver fatigue, also known as caregiver burnout occurs when stress from everyday caregiving duties becomes overwhelming, causing a state of emotional, mental, and…
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What are the Qualities of a Caregiver?

While aging in itself is not a reason to seek caregiver support, many elderly people are affected by different physical or mental conditions and diseases that require some form of assistance. Also, people with dementia or other chronic or incapacitating…
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What are the First Signs of Dementia?

Dementia is most common in people over the age of 65. Most of the people with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia are aged 85 or older. However, dementia sometimes starts developing even in people in their 30s, 40, and…
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