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Quality control - care management services follow Aging Life Care Association's® Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics

We are professional care managers and members of the Aging Life Care Association®. We utilize a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges or aging issues. Care managers work with families to provide expertise at a time of uncertainty. Our guidance leads families to decisions and actions ensuring quality care and an optimal life for those they love. Care managers reduce worry, stress and time off for family caregivers.

WHAT IS AN AGING LIFE CARE PROFESSIONAL®?

CARE MANAGERS ARE ENGAGED TO ASSIST IN...

Housing - helping families evaluate and select appropriate level of housing or residential options; including staying independent in your own home, retirement communities, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes.    

Home care services - determining types of services that are right for a client and assisting the family to engage and monitor those services.    

Medical management - attending doctor appointments, facilitating communication between doctor, client and family, and if appropriate, monitoring client’s adherence to medical orders and instructions. We have extensive experience dealing with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, Frontotemporal Dementia and other neurocognitive conditions.   

Communication - keeping family members and professionals informed as to the well-being and changing needs of the client.    

Social activities - providing opportunity for client to engage in social, recreational, or cultural activities that enrich the quality of life.   

Legal - referring to or consulting with an elder law attorney, providing expert opinion for courts in determining level of care, mediation services.   

Financial - may include reviewing or overseeing bill paying or consulting with accountant or client’s Power of Attorney; activating Long Term Care insurance and communicating with the insurance provider.  

Entitlements - providing information on Federal and State entitlements; connecting families to local programs and resources.

Safety and security - assessing safety in the home, recommending home modifications and technologies to add to security or safety, senior driving skills assessments when appropriate; observing changes and potential risk of exploitation or abuse.

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THE BENEFITS OF AN AGING LIFE CARE PROFESSIONAL

Personalized and compassionate services - focusing on the individual’s values, goals and needs

Accessibility - help and advice is only a phone call away    

Continuity of care - communications and services are coordinated, facilitating collaboration between family members, physicians and other providers  

Cost containment - inappropriate placements, duplication of services and unnecessary hospitalizations are avoided