We have knowledge and experience navigating senior services in a variety of situations, whether planning for long-term care or stabilizing a more immediate situation. We can work with you to create a plan with solutions tailored to you and your family.
Arranging and supervising care in your home.
Many seniors want to stay at home as long as possible. We provide an in home assessment to determine your physical and heath care needs and home safety. We provide options to help you meet those needs. Often, seniors require home assistance and we can refer to nursing agencies with quality caregivers. Additionally, we can supervise your home care if you wish. Sometimes homes need modifications to enhance your comfort and safety. We work with reputable companies that specialize in home modifications for seniors.
Organizing and managing your medications.
Organizing your medications can be overwhelming. Senior citizens tend to have more complex medication regimens that are difficult to follow correctly. Medication errors can lead to side effects such as confusion, delirium, and falls. This in turn, leads to doctor visits and hospitalizations. We can help reduce the potential for errors with solutions to manage your medications, including organization, filling pillboxes, dose reminders, and refills.
Coordinating your health care and advocating for you, including palliative and hospice care.
Navigating the health care system can be difficult. We can facilitate the communication between doctors and health care providers, attend medical appointments and care conferences, and advocate on your behalf. We can also review medical and health information in understandable terms and provide education about your health and treatment. We are knowledgeable about quality medical and health providers in the area and available community resources.
Identifying quality residential options.
Finding the right residential setting is a daunting task and we can effectively narrow your search. We can evaluate and assess your current situation and determine the level of care you require. Then we will identify residential options that meet your health care needs, personality, lifestyle, and budget.
Planning for your long-term care.
Often seniors need assistance in planning for their future care, including, selecting Power of Attorneys, and considering costs and their wishes for end of life care. We evaluate the particular needs of each family and identify local resources to help. We can provide referrals to the appropriate professionals who can help to preserve and protect assets. We can help you make informed decisions for end-of-life care and put plans into place so that your wishes are followed.
Sometimes a crisis makes it necessary for families to make critical decisions immediately and it is difficult for them to even know where to begin. Crises are overwhelming, emotional and stressful, making it difficult to process information in order to make an informed decision. We can handle complex situations and facilitate informed decision making and implement solutions in time sensitive matters.