Home Care Professionals for Seniors
Our dedicated staff have spent many years in the fields of health and human services, working with seniors and care professionals in many different environments. We're here now on a mission to improve the quality of life for each of the home care clients we serve.
Sandi Comer-Cooper, Co-Owner/CEO and Aziza Cooper, Co-Owner/COO
The mother/daughter duo Sandi Comer-Cooper Co-Owner, CEO and her daughter Aziza Cooper, Co-Owner, COO, started the first Right at Home in Georgia in 2003.
Aziza is the Chief Operations Officer and has been committed to promoting independence, security and joy through providing professional in home care for seniors and disabled adults in the metropolitan area for 19 years.
Aziza earned her degree in Business Administration from Howard University School of Business and a Certification in Special Event Management from New York University. Aziza worked for an international hotel corporation as a Food & Beverage Manager in Washington, DC, and Nashville TN. Upon her return to Atlanta, Aziza took the position as Conference Planner for Southface Energy Institute. She and her mother formed Cooper & Associates, LLC. in the same year they acquired the Right at Home-Greater Atlanta franchise.
As a mother of three young children, she walks in the shoes of many of her employees. Her compassionate pragmatism ensures that both employees and patients have access to the resources and services that help them thrive not just survive. And as a graduate of Howard University and hailing from a family of lifelong community activists, Aziza does not just believe in “giving back,” she creates opportunities to pay it forward.
Sandi moved to Atlanta in 1993 with her husband, Dr. Cooper and two children from Hartford, CT. As the Associate Director for The Institute for Community Research in Hartford, CT, she designed, developed and implemented applied research projects. Upon moving to Atlanta, she provided training in Conflict Resolution for the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department and the Fulton County Juvenile Court; Program Director for the Fulton County Arts Council; website development for CRPlus, LLC - Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport; Research for Roosevelt Thomas Consulting & Training, Inc. Sandi is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts-Amherst-BS, New Hampshire University-MS and is a Certified Mediator.
Sandi’s senior care training includes caring for frail/compromised adults in the home, understanding disease pathways, nutrition, safety, assistive devices and resources for families. She served as a state representative for the National Family Caregivers Association (NFCA), the Professional Advisory Committee for Visiting Nurse, the Professional Development & Ed Committee for Aging Services of Georgia, the research team for the Quality Living Services Healthy Men’s Project and Chaired the Outreach Committee for the Sickness Prevention Achieved through Regional Collaboration.
CaVonna Riley, Senior Client Care Coordinator
CaVonna has been a member of our home care agency team since 2011.
She is inspired by the hard work and dedication of the entire home care agency staff and caregiving team when they all work together to find solutions to improve the quality of life for Atlanta area seniors and their families. CaVonna likes to continue to be a lifelong learner about home care by participating in webinars, IPCED, In-Services and professional education programs offered by senior community organizations.
CaVonna is a member of the Westview Community Neighborhood Association and enjoys participating in the annual National Parkinson Foundation Moving Day fundraiser event, sponsored by Right at Home.
Laurie Reid, RN, Director of Nursing
Laurie C. Reid, a health professional with over 30 years of experience, currently serves as the Director of Nursing, Right at Home-Atlanta.
Prior to joining Right at Home, Ms. Reid, a retired U.S. Public Health Service, Commissioned Corps Officer, served as a Senior Public Health Advisor, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, & TB Prevention, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, (DHAP), Office of Health Equity. In this capacity she, provided guidance on coordination and monitoring of activities related to reducing health inequities among populations most disproportionately affected based on surveillance and science.
Ms. Reid previously served as senior nurse consultant with the U.S. Marshals Service, as well as served on active duty with in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps; attaining the rank of Major. She began her military service career at Tuskegee University; earning a Bachelor of Science in Nursing and obtaining a commission through Army ROTC. Ms. Reid earned a Master of Science in Healthcare Management from the University of Maryland and is a graduate of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Leadership and Management Institute as well as the National Black Nurses Association Leadership Institute.
She volunteers with numerous organizations to include the Atlanta Black Nurses Association and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Ms. Reid has received numerous awards and recognitions to include the U.S. Army Meritorious Service Medal, the U.S. Public Health Service Outstanding Service Medal, and the March of Dimes, Nurse of the year award.
Treon Cameron, Scheduling Coordinator
Treon has worked with Right at Home for more than a decade. The small family practice environment of working with an independently owned and operated home care agency appealed to her after she grew tired of the hustle and bustle of corporate America.
Treon is a trained CNA, PCT, Hematology and EKG Technician. She also relies on extensive experience with medical terminology, customer service and scheduling in her busy role coordinating our team's day to day activities.
She says seeing a clear shift calendar is her favorite as she feels a sense of relief knowing she's done her job. When she has time off, she loves shopping and movies.
Ayesha Paul, Community Liaison Administrator
Ayesha joined the Right at Home Greater Atlanta Team in September 2019. Ayesha enjoys being the first point of contact, meeting with families seeking home care and discussing their needs and assuring them through the process that Right at Home is their best choice.
Ayesha’s friendly personality and professional demeanor has expanded the referral resource network throughout our service area.
Leona Word, Human Resources Coordinator
Over the last two years Leona has been intricate in the roll out of the electronic timekeeping/ task reporting tool for the Care Staff Team. Leona’s focus has been maintaining the company mission and core values, revamping the Care Staff Member experience, lowering the turnover rate, and improving our feedback structure. Leona listens to our clients and care staff members in an effort to exceed their needs.
Improving the Quality of Life for Those We Serve