Traveling this summer and concerned about leaving your loved one? Oftentimes families of older loved ones live out of town away from where they may be able to assist. A Care Advocate can provide peace of mind that your loved one is getting the attention he or she needs and help to prevent a crisis before it occurs. If a crisis does occur, a care advocate will provide guidance, management and support.
Care Advocates may attend medical appointments with your loved one and provide feedback to family members. If hospitalized, a care advocate will work with hospital staff and attend discharge conferences to help develop a discharge plan focused on your loved one’s goals.
Care Advocates focus on your loved one’s specific situation and needs. They can help with:
- Check in on your loved one
- Medication Management
- Resource for Transitions to Independent/Assisted Living or Nursing Home
- Coordination of Services to assist in maintaining Goals
- Connection to Support Services such as Elder Law Attorneys,
- Guidance and Referrals to Preserve Financial Resources
- Medical Appointment scheduling and accompaniment