Care Management Services

Caring for an older adult or loved one with a chronic illness can be stressful and overwhelming at times, and even more so for those providing care for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or another dementia, or providing care from a distance. As a Geriatric Care Manager, I have two primary goals:
  • To ensure that you and your loved one have access to the resources and supports you need to live as independently as possible, and with the highest quality of life; and
  • To provide emotional support and peace of mind for you, the caregiver.
How do I do this? I perform an in-depth assessment of my client’s, and their caregiver’s, needs and develop a comprehensive, individualized care plan that incorporates their preferences and values. Services that might be included in the care plan:
  • Assistance with long-term care planning and arrangements, including placement
  • Routine monitoring and coordination of services, such as in-home care providers
  • Providing “boots on the ground” for long-distance caregivers
  • Advocacy and support, including accompanying you to medical appointments and communicating with providers
  • Resource identification and referral
  • Crisis intervention
How do you know when you need a Geriatric Care Manager?
  • You or your loved one have multiple medical or psychological issues that have become difficult to manage
  • You have seen changes in a loved one’s functioning, and are wondering if it is safe for them to live at home
  • You are feeling overwhelmed or “burned out”
  • You are not pleased with current care providers and need help advocating for yourself or a loved one
  • Family members are in disagreement about care decisions
  • You have limited time, or do not live close by to the person who needs assistance
  • You are interested in planning ahead for care needs, and would like to consult with an expert
For more information about these services, contact us:                                                                                                           care management