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Understanding Dementia

What Is Dementia? Dementia is a progressive and irreversible brain disorder. This condition gradually destroys a person’s cognitive skills and general functioning. At the later stages of dementia, the decline is so severe that a person depends entirely on others…
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Arizona Home Care Cost Comparison

View a complete report from Glenworth's Home Care Cost Comparison sheet. VIEW ALL HOME CARE COST DATA NATIONWIDE
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Happy Halloween! – From Devoted Guardians

Celebrating this Halloween 2019 with our caregivers and staff. We want to wish everyone a happy Halloween and hope you all stay safe and have fun!
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New Home Care Career Center

We have opened a new section of our front office to be completely dedicated to Hiring, Training & Staffing our new and existing caregivers.Careers & Jobs with Devoted Guardians – A Phoenix Home Care Agency – Call Our Job Line…
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Compassion Fatigue
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What Is Compassion Fatigue?

When caregivers focus on others without practicing self-care they can experience compassion fatigue. According to the American Institute of Stress, compassion fatigue is: Also called “vicarious traumatization” or secondary traumatization (Figley, 1995). The emotional residue or strain of exposure to…
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Suffering from Compassion Fatigue
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What Helps Compassion Fatigue?

Compassion fatigue is characterized by physical and emotional exhaustion and a profound decrease in the ability to empathize. It is common among health workers and caregivers. Not only do jobs in those fields demand a lot, but the type of…
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Caregiver Stress Syndrome
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What Is Caregiver Stress?

Are you a caregiver? If so, there's a good chance that you've suffered from caregiver stress syndrome, whether you've realized it or not. As a caregiver, you take care of those who can't take care of themselves. This often requires…
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Caring for the Elderly at Home

Caring for the elderly at home involves many aspects, from daily personal care to transportation and household maintenance. A large number of the elderly may have some form of dementia – almost half of all people aged 85 or older…
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Care Guide for Dealing with Dementia

Care Guide for Dealing with Dementia Dementia is not a specific disease but a group of symptoms that involve a decline in cognitive functioning, behavioral abilities, and social skills. This decline is severe enough to interfere with a person’s daily…
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Does Medicare Cover Dementia Home Care
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Does Medicare Cover In-Home Care For Dementia Patients?

Medicare does not cover long-term home care but may cover up to 100 days of home nursing care for patients, age 65 and older, suffering from dementia. In end-stage dementia when the patient is determined by a doctor to be…
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