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Aging Life Care Management Services for Seniors, Families and Caregivers

 

If you have the responsibility of caring for an aging parent or loved one, you know better than anyone the rewards, but also how overwhelming, stressful and time-consuming the job of caregiving can be. You may even be a caregiver and have children and/or a demanding job. If you are a long distance caregiver, then you have all the worry and the stress, but aren’t always there to check in, oversee the situation in the home, coordinate the medical care, or respond to crises. With any of these scenarios, you may need additional help.  You may benefit from the guidance of an aging life care specialist.

As an aging life care specialist in Northern Virginia, I can conduct an in-home assessment, provide a plan of care, and provide recommendations to improve safety, well-being, and quality of life. I can implement the plan of care, oversee in-home caregivers, and coordinate your loved one’s medical care. For long distance caregivers, I can be your eyes and ears on the home situation, and while you will still be involved as loved one and/or decision maker, I am there to reduce your worries and allow you the time to meet the other responsibilities of your life.  To discuss your caregiving challenges, contact me at 703-329-0900, or via email here.

Things People Say

 

“It’s truly amazing what we have accomplished for my mom since the Thanksgiving weekend event.  Thank you.  I’m very grateful, and my mom is very fortunate.”

Bob

“You did so much – from providing wise counsel and creative ideas to being right on the front lines as overseer and advocate.”

Liz

“Leaving the country at this time is difficult, but knowing that you are involved in supporting my sister is extremely reassuring.  So once again, thank you so very much.”

Mike

“We count ourselves fortunate when we found you, and were able to engage your services for our mother’s care.”

Becky

From the Blog

 

“I don’t need help” – Part 3

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When you need an energy boost

When caregiver fatigue strikes, many of us reach for caffeine. Whether it's coffee, cola, chocolate, or an "energy shot" drink, the effects are immediate. Like a reliable friend, caffeine seems to help us keep going.   Pros and cons Studies have shown many benefits...

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“I don’t need help” – Part 2

When a loved one obviously needs help at home but refuses to allow it, it's frustrating! Below are two common concerns, with suggestions for ways to problem solve together.   Cost is a very practical barrier Many older adults feel particularly vulnerable where money...

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