Senior Life Management Case/Care Management Services offers the following benefits:
- Continuity of Care Management—communications are coordinated between family members, doctors and all other pertinent professionals and service providers
- Cost Containment—our staff has extensive knowledge about the costs, quality, and availability of care in our community. We also have proven credentials in avoiding inappropriate placements, duplication of services, and unnecessary hospitalizations
- Quality Control—from conducting post-discharge initial assessments to coordinating care across multiple disciplines, we make sure your client receives a consistent quality of care from the simplest to the most complex/catastrophic case scenario
- Personalized and Compassionate Service—our focus is providing the best quality of life for our clients. We bring years of layered education intermingled with rich historical hands-on nursing experience
Services Provided by Senior Life Management Care Managers:
- Medical management – attending doctor appointments, facilitating communication between doctor, client, and family, and if appropriate, monitoring client’s adherence to medical orders and instructions
- Financial – estimating the costs of care for patients with serious injury. Reviewing or overseeing bill paying or consulting with accountant or client’s Power of Attorney
- Communication – keeping family members and professionals informed as to the well-being and changing needs of the client
- Safety and security – monitoring client at home; recommending technologies to add to security or safety; observing changes and potential risks of exploitation or abuse
- Leadership — our Care Managers are Team Leaders who coordinate all aspects of patient care to ensure that their needs are met across a range of disciplines. We bring a 360° objective oversight and collaborative coordination of service delivery and follow—up
Our top priority at Senior Life Management is to help your loved one live as independently as possible while still being safe and secure. We can tailor a personalized solution uniquely designed to meet your family’s needs. Our familiarity with local resources saves you time, and often money. Our compassionate understanding of the aging process saves you distress.
Our experienced staff is quite accustomed to working with seniors who may be initially resistant to our services. With observant eyes and a gentle heart, we listen and make it clear that our goal is to help your loved one retain as much control and autonomy as possible.
Seniors quickly realize that we are their advocates. We are their ally, not a threat.
Adult daughters and sons realize that we can
• offer suggestions
• smooth transitions
• provide an objective viewpoint
• save time, money, and distress
Give us a call at 949-716-1266 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’d be honored to assist your family in navigating the sometimes-choppy waters of elder care.
Here are some of the many ways we can help:
An Aging Life Care Professional conducts an initial assessment
Over the course of 1-2 visits to your loved one’s home, we can conduct an assessment. We report back on the strengths and weaknesses of the current situation. Looking at family resources, we can recommend options based on your loved one’s preferences and budget. We can also give you a general sense of how things are likely to evolve over the next 6 months. This way you can make decisions within the context of a longer-term perspective.
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An Aging Life Care Professional communicates with doctors
If you sometimes feel overwhelmed by the medical system, you are not alone! It can be daunting for anyone. Our experienced staff can serve as your medical advocates. We help you clarify your questions, and make sure you get answers. We lobby for the type of care your loved one wishes to receive. Because we understand the system, we can go to bat for you. This liberates your time and energy to provide the love and support that only a family member can give.
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An Aging Life Care Professional checks in periodically
We can be your knowledgeable eyes and ears. Things can change quickly in the aging process. By checking in periodically, we can let you know whether your loved one is still able to live safely at home. As elder care professionals, we know the problems that commonly arise, and the most cost-effective solutions. Perhaps there are some mobility issues that are making life more difficult than it needs to be. There may be a simple device that could remedy the situation. Maybe your loved one is starting to have memory problems and needs help with paying the bills, or balancing the checkbook. Perhaps he or she needs a bit more oversight in terms of taking medications as directed. Through periodic check-ins, you receive peace of mind knowing the current situation remains the wisest choice.
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An Aging Life Care Professional arranges for in-home care
It may be that your loved one is no longer able to live safely alone. Having someone come by twice a week to cook a few meals and do some light housekeeping may be all that is needed. Or, it could be that your loved one requires more constant attention. He or she may not need the services of a nurse. But the daily presence of a kind caregiver can assure he or she is eating regularly, taking baths, and taking medications as directed. You can choose part time or full time assistance. We do the background checks and handle all the taxes and scheduling. You rest easily knowing your loved one is in good hands with caring and consistent help.
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An Aging Life Care Professional makes suggestions for alternative living arrangements
If your loved one needs more assistance than can safely or affordably be provided at home, we are happy to make suggestions based on his or her needs, and on family finances. We understand the broad range of services available in the elder care continuum and can recommend local facilities most likely to result in a good fit and positive transition.
If you think your loved one could use some extra help, give us a call at 714-619-2129. We’d be happy to talk about your situation and ways to meet your family’s unique requirements.
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