Category: Seniors

senior living
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Senior Living

Many people may require some assistance in activities of daily living or medical care as they age. Individuals who cannot perform daily living activities on their own often need to hire in-home care via a caregiver service, and when that…
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how to Prevent Obesity
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How Can the Elderly Prevent Obesity?

Although several factors cause obesity in aging adults, key reasons why many people become obese as they age involve a decrease in their physical activity, lower metabolic rates, medication, and poor nutrition needs. To prevent obesity, the elderly should stick…
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Five Causes of Obesity

What are the Five Causes of Obesity in The Elderly?

Given that obesity is one of the biggest health problems globally, many studies focus on factors that cause it and strategies to prevent or treat obesity. Here are the five most common causes of obesity. Genetics Although obesity is not entirely…
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Obese People Live
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How Long Do Obese People Live?

Research showed that obesity reduces life expectancy in both the young and the aging population. One study estimated that being obese can accelerate death by eight years in men. For women, life expectancy is six years less. At the same time, obesity…
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mental health for the elderly
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Guide on Elderly Mental Health Issues

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the world's population is aging rapidly, and it is expected that the population over 60 years will nearly double by 2050. Around 15 percent of the adult population over 60 experience some type…
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social life for the elderly

Social Life & Well-Being of Elderly People Tips

People often struggle to come to terms with their aging, and for many of us, adjustment to aging doesn’t go smoothly. Although we are aware that we cannot escape the natural process of growing old, adjusting to all losses and…
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Elderly People eat

What Do Elderly People Like to Eat?

Specific foods can benefit the aging population and help them maintain their mental, emotional, and physical health. While eating a particular type of food cannot help prevent dementia r cure a disease, a healthy diet rich in nutritious food should…
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gift elderly

What Do Elderly People Like to Get as a Gift?

If you’re buying a gift for an aging person, consider their interests and needs. There are plenty of ways you can make a loved elderly person feel special. Anything that will make a senior’s life healthier, more comfortable or fun…
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Entertain a 90-Year Old

How to Entertain a 90-Year Old?

Studies show that loneliness is one of the greatest fears people have as they grow older. A significant number of people older than 75 feel lonely and cut off from their social circles. Many go for a month or longer…
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70-Year Olds Do for Fun

What Do 70-Year Olds Do for Fun?

Whatever your interests or abilities are, you can enjoy pastimes that make you feel good and stay active. Here are some of the most common things 70-year olds do for fun. Active Games and Sports Age-appropriate sports activities and games…
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Devoted Guardians'
Response to COVID-19

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 rapidly as new cases are identified in our communities and our protocols will be adjusted as needed.

While most cases of COVID-19 are mild, causing only fever and cough, a very small percentage of cases become severe and may progress particularly in the elderly and people with underlying medical conditions. Because this is the primary population that Devoted Guardians serves, we understand your concerns and want to share with you how our organization is responding to the threat of COVID-19.

We are following updates and procedures from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) State Department of Health, local and county authorities, the Home Care Association of America and other agencies and resources. Our response and plans may adjust according to the recommendations from these organizations.