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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|

Dementia Care Strategies for Your Loved Ones

Smart Strategies to Help Care for a Loved One with Dementia Caring for a parent or family member who is suffering from dementia is never easy. This destructive disease takes its toll not only on the victim's mind, but also on that person's family and friends. If you've become a caregiver for an individual ...read more

March 1st, 2019|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

Warning Signs of Dementia

Detecting Early Warning Signs of Dementia in Loved Ones An estimated one in 10 adults over the age of 65 has Alzheimer's disease, the most common type of dementia. Without proper dementia care, this devastating condition can profoundly affect health and well-being. Because dementia typically has a slow onset, it can be difficult to ...read more

May 19th, 2018|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

In Home Alzheimer’s Care – Early Stage Caregiving

Lessons for In Home Alzheimer's Care Learning that a loved one has Alzheimer's disease can be devastating and overwhelming. Not only do you have to come to terms with the reality of the illness, but it's also important to learn about Alzheimer's care, so that you're equipped to help support your loved one ...read more

March 13th, 2018|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

4 Tips to Care for Someone With Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's Care Tips for Your Loved One Being an in home elderly caregiver can be a stressful job regardless of the type of patient you're caring for. However, dealing with patients who have Alzheimer's adds an added layer of stress to the situation. To reduce stress on yourself and your patient, and to provide the ...read more

January 15th, 2018|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

Elderly Safety in the Atlanta Summer

Keep Seniors Safe During Summer Fun in the Sun Summer temperatures can be a welcome reprieve from the rigors of winter, but the warmer-weather and sunshine bring their own risks, particularly for older individuals. Summer safety involves being prepared for extreme temperatures and limiting exposure when the sun is at its peak. Tips for ...read more

August 14th, 2017|Alzheimer's & Dementia, Senior Care|

When Mom or Dad Refuses to Bathe

A Guide for When Your Elderly Parent Will Not Bathe Caring for a parent with dementia or Alzheimer's can be extremely challenging. While it's nice to be close to parents and ensure that they're well cared for, many of the symptoms of dementia can be particularly difficult -- particularly when sufferers refuse to bathe. ...read more

July 28th, 2017|Alzheimer's & Dementia, Senior Care|

Dementia Checklist for Your Loved One

Early Signs & Symptoms of Dementia Many adults today fill the role of caretaker for their aging parents. In fact, family caregiver surveys show that 36% of caregivers are caring for a parent, and that 70% of caregivers are caring for relatives older than 50. As parents age, aging-related health problems can emerge ...read more

July 18th, 2017|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

Use It or Lose it: Helping Loved Ones Preserve Memory as They Age

Short-term memory loss may be the first sign of dementia, particularly Alzheimer's disease. Since memory loss is almost always a side-effect of getting older, it benefits anyone and everyone to work at preserving memory throughout their lifespan with some simple tips. Memory loss potentially affects more than 10 million people, including many people who are ...read more

April 14th, 2017|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

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