If you’re struggling with the decision to use a Care Manager, it may be helpful to consider the following questions:
- Are your loved one’s health concerns and required care becoming greater and more complex than you can comfortably manage?
- Are there other demands or responsibilities in your life that prevent you from giving full attention to your loved one’s needs?
- Will distance or accessibility make it difficult to supervise or monitor your loved one’s care and well-being?
If you’re not sure, ask someone you trust for advice; it may also be helpful to enlist support from family members or friends to consult with an Aging Life Care Professional. You may also want to check with local agencies or hospitals to obtain a list of referrals.
What Are the Benefits of Using an Aging Life Care Professional?
An Aging Life Care Professional not only plans, coordinates, and manages physical care, they also help to minimize or resolve emotional and/or social concerns. The holistic nature of an Aging Life Care Professional is to ensure that proper care is given, encourage a healthy lifestyle & independence to their fullest potential, and relieve or minimize the stress and impact on family caregivers.
Aging Life Care Professionals can be relied upon when the care circumstances become a crisis or as a preventive measure to increase the quality of life; Aging Life Care Professional manage hired caregivers and service providers, and give assurance and peace of mind to families, friends, and loved ones.