Our Rapid Response Team is constantly updating protocols and communicating best practices to our caregivers, often through our caregiver app, to help keep our senior clients safe at home.
A Care Team Dedicated to You - Virtually
More than just a caregiver, we assign each client a care team. Our thousands of thoroughly-vetted and qualified caregivers are there to provide care to clients, with the support of a remote Care Team led by a Client Care Manager.
Social Distancing at Home Thanks to a Personalized Care Plan
In addition to essential daily life activities, our care plans often include basic house cleaning, grocery shopping, and medication pickups, which promote successful social distancing. Our trained caregivers also help keep seniors physically and mentally engaged while staying safe at home.
Atlanta’s First Choice for Senior Home Care and Elder Care Services
For over fifteen years, Home Care Assistance and our experienced caregivers have served seniors and their families with exceptional home care.
We provide older adults in Atlanta and the broader community with one-on-one support that allows them to live safely and independently at home.
As the premier home care provider in Atlanta, we have the deepest employee roster of skilled and compassionate caregivers. As a result, our Client Care Managers are able to match our clients to caregivers not only based on their home care needs, but also their personalities and interests. We offer high quality assisted living services where seniors most prefer to live: in their own home.
Our 24/7 Guarantee means that we will be there when you need us – days, nights and weekends. Call us today to learn more or visit our office in Atlanta.
How a Customized Long-Term Care Plan from Home Care Assistance Works
Home Care Assistance has developed a specific plan to address this pandemic and take care of seniors in their homes, now and in the long-term.
Call us and we will determine your needs to craft a personalized care plan remotely
Given the CDC recommendation for social distancing, we've developed a process for conducting virtual assessments either online, or by phone, so our team can create a care plan tailored to your loved one's evolving needs.
Caregivers are expertly matched and adhere to special protocols
Home Care Assistance has one of the largest caregiver networks in America. We hire dedicated caregivers and expertly match them to clients in a manner that helps minimize the risk of infection. Our caregiver app, among other means, allows for ongoing screening.
We assign a virtual care team that's accessible 24/7
When you hire us, you receive a full-time care team to assist you remotely. Your Client Care Manager develops a specialized care plan and provides quality assurance throughout the length of service. Your Staffing Manager selects the caregiver who is the best fit for your loved one's needs and personality, and your Home Care Liaison provides access to vital community resources.
Our Balanced Care Method™ promotes emotional and physical wellbeing for seniors
Our proprietary Balanced Care Method™, a training program for caregivers, promotes cognitive stimulation, nutrition, physical activity, a sense of calm, and social engagement. This program supports our client's mental as well as physical health, reducing the potentially negative side effects of isolation.
**Policies vary by location and may be revised from time to time without notice. Exclusions may apply. Consult your local office for information regarding the products, programs and services that may be available to you.
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Our Care Advisors are available to answer your questions. Should you wish to start care, we will connect you with a Client Care Manager to determine your needs and develop a care plan that's right for you.
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My mom told me that her caregiver took her out for lunch to celebrate Mother’s Day! That was such a sweet gesture and it means the world to Mom and me. What a wonderful and caring person to think of something like that. It makes me feel so grateful and blessed to have found the Home Care Assistance team. Thank you so m ...
My mom told me that her caregiver took her out for lunch to celebrate Mother’s Day! That was such a sweet gesture and it means the world to Mom and me. What a wonderful and caring person to think of something like that. It makes me feel so grateful and blessed to have found the Home Care Assistance team. Thank you so much! And Mom absolutely loves her caregiver. What a difference Home Care Assistance has made in our lives!
The Home Care Assistance team really gets the job done!! They are very professional and attentive. Plus they have great follow-up and are prompt to respond to my calls. These folks are motivated from the heart.
H.H. — Norcross, GA
"Taking calls after hours"
Home Care Assistance has been providing support to my mother for over a year. They have taken special care to assign the best caregiver, reach out with concerns and deliver high-touch quality care. Our Client Care Manager has been amazing, taking calls after hours to ensure the needs of my mother are met. As a care pro ...
Home Care Assistance has been providing support to my mother for over a year. They have taken special care to assign the best caregiver, reach out with concerns and deliver high-touch quality care. Our Client Care Manager has been amazing, taking calls after hours to ensure the needs of my mother are met. As a care provider myself, seeing the care and personal touch being given to my mother gives me peace of mind that she is being given the care she deserves.
My family's experience with Home Care Assistance was outstanding. The Client Care Manager moved mountains to respond to my last minute, Friday afternoon request for 24-hour care for my elderly uncle. The team made themselves available at all hours and showed remarkable responsiveness, patience, and kindness to my uncle ...
My family's experience with Home Care Assistance was outstanding. The Client Care Manager moved mountains to respond to my last minute, Friday afternoon request for 24-hour care for my elderly uncle. The team made themselves available at all hours and showed remarkable responsiveness, patience, and kindness to my uncle, as well as every member of our family. The Care Manager provided oversight and personal engagement all along the way. It was such a comfort and relief to know that my uncle was in such good hands when we could not be there with him in person.
Home Care Assistance Atlanta is a top-notch home care agency. As a healthcare professional myself and someone who works with seniors on a daily basis, I trust them implicitly. They have served many of my clients and have done a great job with each of them. They are always available to answer questions and take care of ...
Home Care Assistance Atlanta is a top-notch home care agency. As a healthcare professional myself and someone who works with seniors on a daily basis, I trust them implicitly. They have served many of my clients and have done a great job with each of them. They are always available to answer questions and take care of concerns that arise. I just cannot say enough wonderful things about this team.
After calling around aimlessly for help following my dad's heart surgery, I was so relieved to be referred to Home Care Assistance. The team at Home Care immediately answered her cell phone and treated me like a VIP client (not the annoyed comparative shopper that I was)! Someone visited my dad's house the very same da ...
After calling around aimlessly for help following my dad's heart surgery, I was so relieved to be referred to Home Care Assistance. The team at Home Care immediately answered her cell phone and treated me like a VIP client (not the annoyed comparative shopper that I was)! Someone visited my dad's house the very same day for an assessment. She treated my dad respectfully and like a friend, and she correctly remembered every detail about his surgery that I'd previously rattled off over the phone. We couldn't have been more grateful for the 5-star process of the company and the professionalism and care of its staff. I would highly recommend Home Care Assistance to anyone.
I feel very fortunate that Home Care Assistance in Atlanta, Georgia, already came so highly recommended to me before my crisis occurred! When I needed immediate and emergency care for my husband, I looked no further than calling them and asking for their help. They jumped into action the day I called and I had help wit ...
I feel very fortunate that Home Care Assistance in Atlanta, Georgia, already came so highly recommended to me before my crisis occurred! When I needed immediate and emergency care for my husband, I looked no further than calling them and asking for their help. They jumped into action the day I called and I had help within hours at my house in Atlanta! The Home Care Assistance staff not only looked after my husband's needs but all of mine as well as a worn out wife! I found the staff to be very hands-on, as well as attentive to every little detail! Now, I am spreading the word, look no further than Home Care Assistance in Atlanta!
"The entire staff provides top-notch service and support and are truly available whenever you need them."
Home Care Assistance took care of my grandmother for a few years and they were absolutely wonderful. The entire staff provides top-notch service and support and are truly available whenever you need them. The caregivers were absolutely wonderful.
A.P. — Charleston, SC
"Their caring compassion and professionalism are the best in the industry."
Home Care Assistance provides exceptional services to their clients. Their caring compassion and professionalism are the best in the industry. As a professional Aging Life Care Manager, I know I can always count on Home Care Assistance to take the best care of my clients.
"The Care Manager's responsiveness when coordinating care for the patient's needs was nothing short of amazing."
As a private patient advocate, I get frequent requests for recommendations for home care providers that are trustworthy and reliable. Home Care Assistance does a great job in selecting their providers and their care managers are phenomenal. I worked a recent case with them and the Care Manager's responsiveness when coo ...
As a private patient advocate, I get frequent requests for recommendations for home care providers that are trustworthy and reliable. Home Care Assistance does a great job in selecting their providers and their care managers are phenomenal. I worked a recent case with them and the Care Manager's responsiveness when coordinating care for the patient's needs was nothing short of amazing. The caregivers Home Care Assistance assigned on this 24/7 case were knowledgeable, well-trained, compassionate and it was clear that they appreciated the support they have from their organization. Can't say enough good things about this organization!
We understand the trust you place in us, and do everything possible to ensure that the home care experience is worry-free for all concerned.
We are the trusted partner of reputable care professionals in the communities we serve. We pride ourselves on connecting our clients to the care solutions they need - even if it's outside our service offerings.
Elevated Quality of Life
Our Balanced Care Method™ emphasizes healthy mind, body, and spirit. We believe that with the proper care, we can help older family members live happier, healthier, and more fulfilled lives.
Trusted Care Expertise
We are experts in all aspects of home care, from family dynamics to nutrition, around-the-clock care to dementia. And we train our caregivers accordingly.
Committed To Our Clients
We believe the best way to deliver exceptional care is to focus on building long-term, trusting relationships between caregivers, seniors, and their families.
High Quality Care
We go above and beyond to deliver concierge-level care for clients who want, and expect, the very best for their aging loved ones.
Millions of Americans are in need of quality home care services, but many are not aware of how these services can improve their quality of life. Home cargivers have the skills neccessary to determine specific needs and tailor their services accordingly. Knowing how these services can improve your quality of life, or the life of a beloved parent or grandparent, is the first step towards making the right choice for your family.
Caregiver for your loved ones in the comfort of their own house in Atlanta Georgia
The primary benefit of this type of care is that it is able to take place in the home of the individual. This helps to increase their level of comfort and familiarity with their surroundings. One of the biggest complaints of those facing health issues is fearing having to live in a nursing home or assisted living facility. These services keep your loved one in their home for as long as possible.
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One of the biggest segments of the population needing assistance, but not receiving it, are the elderly.
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It can difficult or impossible for family members to be there at all times. Having a quality caregiver that understands their needs helps them to continue to have independence that they desire.
Having a loved one facing Alzheimer's can be extremely stressful, but having a caring professional there for them can help to reduce your anxiety. Knowing that they have the caregiver they need to ensure their safety will give you the peace of mind that you deserve when you can't be there yourself. In home care will increase their comfort and reduce disorientation while allowing them to retain their dignity.
Parkinson's can affect each person differently, but will likely reduce their ability to take care of some of their basic needs. Having someone to prepare meals, help with hygeine and other daily tasks will help them to stay in their home. Most clients report preferring this over other options as they feel most comfortable at home.
Clients with dementia can face a wide range of challenges. As time goes on, these challenges are likely to change. The best in home caregivers have the ability to identify these changes and assist their patients accordingly. This can also be beneficial for family members who do not have the same level of experience with the disease so that they can provide assistance as needed as well.
Those recovering from a stroke typically will receive some level of physical therapy in a professional setting immediately after the event. However, there typically is a point in which they would like to return home to continue care on their own. Professionals can help with this by coming to the home and assist them in following doctor's orders. They can also provide the assistance needed while the patient continues towards recovery.
A professional caregiver can be a great means of support for someone battling or living with cancer. This can include remember medications, ensuring healthy meals and providing physical assistance as needed. Care is tailored around the person's individual needs.
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Our caregivers are the very best in the industry. They value the importance of being the means of support for another person. Only caring and knowledgeable professionals are considered to service our clients.
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When most people think about dementia, the first term that comes to mind is Alzheimer’s disease. Many people are also familiar with Vascular dementia or Lewy body dementia. But one form of dementia that isn’t on everyone’s lips is a condition called Korsakoff Syndrome. This condition is most commonly the result of excess alcohol intake over a period of years. In other words, while dementia may manifest for multiple reasons, this type of dementia is induced by heavy drinking.
Exploring the Alcohol-Dementia Connection
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention states that every day around 240 Americans die from alcohol-related causes. That adds up to 88,00 deaths on average, annually.
Widely used and often-abused, many of us know someone whose life has been devastated by alcohol addiction. Besides the ravages of addiction, over-consumption can lead to heart disease, liver problems, numerous cancers, and a weakened immune system, to name just a few.
Alcohol can cause brain damage, killing off brain cells faster than they can regenerate. For some unfortunate souls, too much elbow bending paves the way for serious memory problems, including dementia.
Korsakoff Syndrome: A Little Known, Big-Time Problem
Korsakoff Syndrome belongs to a family of disorders known as Alcohol-related brain damage (ARBD). Simply put, ARBD may happen when someone over-indulges in adult beverages over a course of years.
Korsakoff syndrome (KS) is specifically related to an extreme deficiency of vitamin B-1, which is also known as thiamine. While there can be other causes, Korsakoff syndrome typically results from alcohol abuse.
Thiamine plays a vital role in helping brain cells create energy. Without enough thiamine, the brain is unable to produce the energy that’s necessary for someone to function efficiently.
Signs and Symptoms of Korsakoff Syndrome
Korsakoff syndrome causes chronic memory loss. People living with KS find it difficult to handle day-to-day activities. If your loved one has KS, you might see them struggle with learning something new. You may also notice changes in their personality, or see them become apathetic about things they once cared about.
It is also not uncommon for people with the disorder to make something up and present it as the truth. Just know that this is not intentional, but that their brains are trying to make sense of memory gaps. They are not consciously making things up. Doctors call this behavior confabulation.
Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome: a Tragic One-Two Punch
Korsakoff syndrome has a common precursor called Wernicke encephalopathy (WE). Wernicke encephalopathy is a severe brain reaction to dangerously low thiamine levels. WE is a four-alarm emergency that erupts into a potentially fatal failure of brain function. Symptoms may include coordination problems, involuntary eye movements, confused thinking, and trouble walking.
Following an episode of WE, people may develop Korsakoff syndrome and its ongoing memory problems. Due to the close connection between the two disorders, many clinicians refer to it as Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome (WKS). However, there is no consensus on whether WKS is made up of two distinct disorders, or different aspects of the same condition.
We’ll leave these distinctions to the researchers. What there is agreement on is that WKS is characterized by thought-processing issues and nervous system changes. Failing timely intervention, it can cause irreversible brain damage, and even death.
How to Spot Alcohol Abuse in Seniors
One reason it’s hard to spot alcohol abuse in seniors is that the symptoms of drinking problems closely resemble the challenges of aging. That’s why it’s often hidden or glossed over. “Oh, I know mom has an extra glass of wine these days, but she’s had a lot to cope with lately. Anyway, it’s normal for a person her age to seem a bit confused from time to time.”
On the other hand, please consider this fact: Some experts believe that more than half of senior citizens who’ve received acute hospital care are abusing alcohol. There are also the somewhat cynical outlooks that A) mom or dad won’t be around much longer, or B) that elderly people can’t be successfully treated for alcoholism.
But when you love a parent, you’ll do everything in your power to keep them as safe and healthy as possible, right? Please keep your eyes peeled for these signs of aging that might also indicate a possible alcohol issue:
Depression or anxiety
Slurred their speech or confusion
Lack of appetite or potential malnourishment
Inability to take care of themselves the way they used to
In addition, be on the lookout for clear signs of heavy drinking:
Drinking more often
Breath smelling of alcohol
Drinking when alone
Becoming irritated when you bring up how much they are drinking
Stop Alcohol-Related Dementia Before it’s too Late
There are some impacts of aging that can’t be helped. But trying to prevent your loved one from developing alcohol-related brain damage – or getting help if it’s already developed – is something that’s within our power to accomplish! What can you do right now to give your loved one the opportunity to live a longer, healthier, more satisfying life?