What is an Aging Life Care Manager?
We are professional care managers
and members of the Aging Life Care Association®.
We employ 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.
Benefits of hiring an ALCM
Personalized and compassionate services
We focus on the individual’s values, goals and needs.
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.
Inappropriate placements, duplication of services and unnecessary hospitalizations are avoided.
Care management services follow Aging Life Care Association's® Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.
What can a Care Manager do for you?
Helping families evaluate and select appropriate level of housing or residential options, including staying independent at home, retirement communities, assisted living facilities, and nursing homes.
Home care services
Determining which services are right for a client and helping families engage and monitor those services.
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.
Keeping family members and professionals informed about the well-being and changing needs of the client.
Providing opportunities for clients to engage in social, recreational, or cultural activities that enrich the quality of life.
Referring to or consulting with an elder law attorney, providing expert opinion for courts in determining level of care, and mediation services.
Reviewing or overseeing bill payments or consulting with accountant or client’s Power of Attorney; activating Long Term Care insurance and communicating with the insurance provider.
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, observing changes and potential risk of exploitation or abuse.