Does Hospice Take Your Assets

Does Hospice Take Your Assets?

No. Medicare, the federal health insurance program for people aged 65 or older and persons with disabilities or serious illnesses, covers hospice care. You may also be covered under Medicaid federal and state government program that helps with medical costs…
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Hospice Home Health Aide Do

What Does a Hospice Home Health Aide Do?

Hospice home health aides carry out a care plan with other professionals to ensure that patients receive personalized one-on-one care to enjoy the quality of life nearing its end. While hospice aids work in collaboration with doctors, nurses, bereavement specialists,…
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What is Hospice Care

What is Hospice Care?

Hospice care is a special kind of care that focuses on terminally ill people nearing the end of life. Hospice care covers a range of services, and a team of health care professionals typically provides it. It focuses on providing…
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Hospice Home Health Care

Is Hospice Considered Home Health Care?

Although hospice can be centered in hospitals, inpatient hospice centers, or extended-care facilities, many people in the last phases of the life-limiting disease usually receive hospice care in their home. Hospice allows the patient to live independently, receiving care in…
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best home care award

Best in Home Care Awards – Devoted Guardians

From "We are excited to congratulate the home care businesses that have qualified for the 2021 Best of Home Care Awards including: 2021 Best of Home Care® Leader in Excellence, 2021 Best of Home Care® Provider of Choice, and 2021 Best of Home Care® Employer of Choice! Based on…
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Are You Affected by Caregiver Stress

Are You Affected by Caregiver Stress?

Being a caregiver can be one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have, but it’s also one of the hardest and most stressful. About one third of the adult population in the United States is a caregiver to a…
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2021 Membership With NAHC

The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) is the largest and most respected professional association representing the interests of chronically ill, disabled, and dying Americans of all ages and the caregivers who provide them with in-home health and…
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elderly behavioral issues

Behavioral Problems in Older Adults

Family members caring for aging loved ones often deal with unusual or upsetting behaviors from the person in their care. If you are a caregiver to an elderly family member, you can expect to experience anything from impulsivity and temper…
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Depression in the Elderly

What Causes Depression in the Elderly?

Your loved one’s depression can be caused by: Chronic illness Injury Stressful life events Pain or discomfort Dementia and decline in cognitive functions Loneliness Grief Some aging adults also experience a reduced sense of purpose, which often causes anxiety and…
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Dementia in Aging Population

Dementia in the Aging Population

Dementia is another common health condition in the elderly. The term dementia describes a group of symptoms that boil down to a deterioration in cognitive functions, behavior, personality, and social skills. The severity of this decline impairs the older adult’s…
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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.