An eldercare manager… or eldercare consultant …or a geriatric care manager… can assist the family. They coordinate the care and services as the needs of your loved one change. They assist the family to navigate the medical delivery system.
Different levels of home care
They can coordinate to achieve the goals and wishes of the aging adult.
Aging successfully at home does come with a variety of difficult decisions in all areas of life. The eldercare manager or eldercare consultant can:
- Manage chronic medical and mental health conditions
- Guide you through proper financial or estate planning
- Explain and assist in getting a written advanced healthcare directive
- Guide you through .. a financial and health power of attorney, guardian or conservator.
Without their help and support.. these tasks can leave you and your family, feeling overwhelmed, frustrated. and lost in the health care delivery maze.
Your eldercare manager or eldercare consultant… will assist in helping find and evaluate all options available to you. So that you may make… an educated decision on the choice that is best for you.
They are advocates for aging successfully at home. Their services provide continuity of care. And assist you in navigating the complex medical and community service systems.
Allowing you and your family to explore all options. And assure there is quality and consistency in the care that you receive.
Aging successfully, aging gracefully, takes planning and forethought.
Many ignore the aging process and wait until a crisis occurs. The services that an eldercare manager or eldercare consultant provides:
Gives you peace of mind that your plans for the future are in place. And someone will advocate your wishes be honored.
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