Advocacy & Transition Care

Building Your Care Team After a Crisis

Building Your Care Team After a Crisis
Whether we are 25 or 75, a health crisis can change life as we know it seemingly overnight. Each individual has a unique web of interconnected relationships and needs that feed and shape their... read more
Published on February 27, 2015.

What is Vocational Rehab? Getting Back to Work After a Traumatic Injury

What is Vocational Rehab? Getting Back to Work After a Traumatic Injury
“When are you going back to work?” It can be one of the most challenging questions to get from caring friends and family after a traumatic injury. It’s a question the bridges the distance between... read more
Published on February 26, 2015.

Talking with Your Doctor: Care Managers Improving the Doctor-Patient Relationship

Talking with Your Doctor: Care Managers Improving the Doctor-Patient Relationship
One of the most important relationships that we have in our lives is often overlooked. Especially for those dealing with a cancer diagnosis or chronic illness, your relationship with doctor can impact your quality... read more
Published on February 6, 2015.

Advocacy After Diagnosis: Care Managers and Cancer Patients

Advocacy After Diagnosis: Care Managers and Cancer Patients
Sitting in the middle of the consult room, the doctor tells you, “It’s cancer.” All the words that follow those two may seem like a blur. What type it is and in what stage,... read more
Published on January 28, 2015.

When Families Take Advantage

When Families Take Advantage
When we think of family being involved in the care of aging parents, spouses, and other loved ones we assume that is a positive thing. However, this is not necessarily the case. While we... read more
Published on October 20, 2014.

Family Crisis: Preparing for a medical event or hospital discharge

Family Crisis: Preparing for a medical event or hospital discharge
When an aging loved has a medical event like a fall or stroke, our geographic area may not be in a state of emergency, but our families certainly are. We make plans for power... read more
Published on September 5, 2014.

The Family Nurse: Hospitals handing off medical care to family caregivers

The Family Nurse: Hospitals handing off medical care to family caregivers
“43.5 million adult family caregivers care for someone 50+ years of age,” according to the 2011 Alzheimer’s Disease Facts and Figures. PBS recently aired a story on the long-term demands of caregivers that provides... read more
Published on April 10, 2014.

A Home Within A Home: Creating a Space for Aging Parents Living with Adult Children

A Home Within A Home: Creating a Space for Aging Parents Living with Adult Children
According to AgingCare.com, 34 million Americans are personally providing care for older family members. As an aging society, more and more adult children are meeting the challenges of elder care by opening their homes... read more
Published on August 7, 2013.

Healing at Home: The Impact & Reduced Risks of Recovering at Home

Healing at Home: The Impact & Reduced Risks of Recovering at Home
  Healing at Home You get the call that mom is coming home from the hospital and questions and emotions flood your mind. Is the house ready? Will she be safe there? Who will provide care... read more
Published on August 7, 2013.

Why Hire a Care Manager?- Sound Options Reducing Stress for Families

Why Hire a Care Manager?- Sound Options Reducing Stress for Families
  In a New York Times Article, blogger Jane Gross asked the important question, Why Hire a Care Manager? To answer this question, we have to understand how Care Management is defined and what it looks like in... read more
Published on April 30, 2013.

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