Care Coordination

Chronic Illness and the Simplified Life

Chronic Illness and the Simplified Life
When it comes to managing your health, a chronic illness can be demanding on your body, finances, and time.  According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 50% of all adults have at... read more
Published on February 11, 2015.

Making a Fragmented Healthcare System Work

Making a Fragmented Healthcare System Work
The Fragmentation of Healthcare Thanks to modern medicine we are living longer and sustaining the body long into old age. Also thanks to modern medicine, more and more doctors are specializing which has contributed to... read more
Published on February 26, 2014.

The Cost of Crisis: The price we pay when we don't plan for the future

The Cost of Crisis: The price we pay when we don't plan for the future
We fail to make decisions in our lives for all kinds of reasons such as a lack of information, procrastination, or the hope that if we do nothing, we won’t have to. Maybe we... read more
Published on December 31, 2013.

Time for Elder Care? The Wall Street Journal on Care Management & Assessing Needs

Time for Elder Care? The Wall Street Journal on Care Management & Assessing Needs
  Time for Elder Care? | The Wall Street Journal By KRISTEN GERENCHER Pay close attention to your aging parents on a holiday visit this year. Does the normally tidy house now seem neglected? Is there hoarding?... read more
Published on May 2, 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.

The Art of Eldercare: Understanding Care Management

The Art of Eldercare: Understanding Care Management
  The Art of Eldercare: A Metaphor for Understanding Care Management When we think about the needs of an aging loved one, the basics come to mind first: a safe environment to live in, appropriate diet and... read more
Published on April 26, 2013.

Downsizing Tips for Purging and Planning a Move

Downsizing Tips for Purging and Planning a Move
So much of our attention is spent on things. Caring, cleaning, storing, arranging, packing, unpacking, displaying, dusting THINGS! But in all this attention, we rarely pause to see how our outer spaces impact and... read more
Published on December 18, 2012.

What is Home Care

What is Home Care
"I can’t keep waking up at night to care for mom and go to work the next day." "I wish someone could take my parents out for a change of pace, but I can’t do... read more
Published on May 11, 2012.

Evaluating a Geriatric Care Manager

Evaluating a Geriatric Care Manager
Geriatric Care Managers (GCM's) provide a variety of services for seniors and their families. Services generally start with a complete home assessment and interview with the senior which is used to develop a comprehensive, customized... read more
Published on May 7, 2012.

When should you consider using a Geriatric Care Manager

When should you consider using a Geriatric Care Manager
  When a family begins to notice changes in their elderly loved one it would be beneficial for them to know what resources are available, how much they would cost, how to access these resources... read more
Published on May 7, 2012.

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