While we hear of Alzheimer’s and Dementia as though these are interchangeable terms, it is important to understand that Alzheimer’s is really a form of Dementia. Actually, there are other less heard-of forms of Dementia called Picks Disease and Lewy Bodies Disease.

Alzheimer’s care and Dementia care in atlantaPick’s disease is a relatively rare form of dementia. Patients with Pick’s initially exhibit marked personality and behavioral changes, and then a decline in the ability to speak coherently.

Lewy Bodies Dementia is a type of dementia characterized by the presence of Lewy Bodies, which are nervous system inclusions. These can mimic symptoms such as Parkinson’s as well as typical Alzheimer’s.

Caring for a loved one suffering from one of these debilitating diseases requires caregivers that are knowledgeable and sensitive to those with these afflictions. Angel Companions Senior Care is fortunate to have a large number of skilled caregivers in Atlanta with extensive experience in caring for patients with Alzheimer’s.

Our caregivers are trained to deal with verbal and physical aggression. They know when and how to diffuse confrontation which normally resolves itself in minutes. In home caregivers know that it is most important to provide a calming approach to all care.

Our caregivers are trained to:

  • Provide constant supervision for safety. Patients tend to wander off, so watchful supervision is a MUST
  • Provide interaction to exercise the mind with games and other activity
  • Take walks in pleasant surroundings and conduct activities that are fun
  • Provide nutritious and proper diet
  • Monitor and document changes in behavior
  • Provide mental cueing in a positive and compassionate manner

Providing this in home Dementia care and Alzheimer’s Care in their homes and familiar surroundings is most important to the patient’s quality of life. Angel Companions will also customize the care (click to see our in home senior services) to accommodate the care best suited to meet the specific needs of the patient. Those individuals who require in home elder care for Dementia and Alzheimer’s.

At Angel Companions Senior Care our caregivers are experienced in assisting a wide variety of people in need of non-medical home care services, such as:

Rehab Patients

  • Alzheimer’s Care & Dementia Care
  • Wheelchair and Bed-Bound Patients
  • Stroke Victims
  • Patients Suffering From Depression
  • Those in Need of Companionship

On-Site Care

  • Private Residences
  • Adult Communities
  • Geriatric and Retirement Communities
  • Assisted Living Facilities

On-Site Care

  • Hourly
  • Daily
  • Weekly
  • Weekends
  • Overnight
  • Live-In

Call today (770) 579-5000 or fill out our contact form to learn more about how Angel Companions Senior Care can help provide a happy and healthy environment for your loved one in the place they are most comfortable: their home. We provide our elderly care, respite care and personal care services to the Greater Atlanta community for all 27 counties.