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Bringing Family Closer through Technology

For any family member who lives an hour or more away from their aging parent, running to the pharmacy for a missed prescription or to the bank to reconcile confusing account entries is inconvenient, yes. And, for those living beyond a manageable drive, calls like this are guilt and anxiety-producing. Whether mom and dad are ...read more

December 9th, 2019|Caregivers, safety|

Illuminating Memories

When a cherished loved one passes away, memories and grief reach far beyond the family tree. As Angel Companions’ case managers and caregivers, we are there as life is released. The final weeks of life further tighten family and caregiver bonds. We ease stressful schedules, work, and life commitments. We sit in vigil as they ...read more

November 13th, 2019|Alzheimer's & Dementia, Caregivers|

The Angel in Need of a Heart

For nearly a decade, single mom and companion caregiver Shemere Perry has tended to others, many among whose body's last breaths were imminent. Beyond compassion, it takes a specific form of courage to remain at the bedside of the dying. Shemere knows this walk toward the finality of life intimately. She, too, is at risk ...read more

October 23rd, 2019|Caregivers, Personal Care, Senior Care|

Prepare Your Loved One Before Disaster Strikes

  In later summer 2019, Hurricane Dorian’s landfall in the Bahamas tragically punctuated how important it is for families to have items and procedures in place for the unexpected. More than 2,500 people were reported missing and at least 50 were confirmed dead. Taking extra care to prepare the most vulnerable among us – loved ...read more

September 30th, 2019|safety, Senior Care|

Marsha Schmid: Never Give Up on Recovery

At the age of 33 after a chiropractic accident, Peachtree City resident Marsha Bass Schmid was left paralyzed from the neck down. She was placed on life support, and her world as she knew it, was forever changed. Before her accident, Marsha was a successful sales rep, number one in the country for her company. ...read more

August 12th, 2019|Personal Care|

Caregiver, Here’s How to Properly Care for Your Parents (And Yourself)

There are currently around 43.5 million caregivers providing unpaid care across the United States. Of these, approximately 34.2 million are caring for an adult age 50 or older. If you are currently the primary caregiver for your mom, dad, or both parents, you know how emotionally and physically exhausting this role can be. Although the ...read more

July 31st, 2019|Senior Care|

Spending Time Together and Companionship for Elder Care

3 Ways to Spend Time with Your Aging Loved One This Summer Finding the right activity to spend some time with an elderly friend or family member can be a challenge. With sometimes limited mobility and sometimes slower cognitive, you want to find an activity that entertains both you and your friend, while giving ...read more

June 30th, 2019|Senior Activities|

Respite Care Atlanta: How to Plan a Break for the Caregiver

A Look at Respite Care in Atlanta for Mom and Dad When you're caring for a loved one, there's a good chance you may get emotionally taxed or drained. After all, a lot falls on your shoulders as the primary elderly caregiver, responsible for giving baths, changing sheets, feeding and much more. Studies show ...read more

May 27th, 2019|Senior Care|

Post Surgery Home Care: Benefits of an After Surgery Caregiver

Why a Post Surgery Caregiver is a Great Option When a senior has surgery, the recovery process can be difficult, especially if you live alone or with an aging spouse. Caring for yourself at home can not only be a challenge -- but not doing it properly can also be dangerous, since those who recently ...read more

May 18th, 2019|Personal Care|

The Home Caregiver for Your Parents

As a Caregiver, Here’s How to Properly Care for Your Parents (And Yourself) at Home There are currently around 43.5 million caregivers providing unpaid care across the United States. Of these, approximately 34.2 million are caring for an adult age 50 or older. If you are currently the primary caregiver for your mom, dad, or ...read more

April 9th, 2019|Caregivers|

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