Helping older adults and their families determine, coordinate, and manage care needs.
If you’re an older adult or concerned caregiver having concerns about aging, an Aging Life Care Manager, also known as a Geriatric Care Manager, may be the right fit for you. Trained to work with older adults, Aging Life Care Professionals help clients, and their families, deal with all aspects of their life, including medical, nutritional, psychological, financial, safety, and social concerns.
Caregivers perform a distinctive and necessary service for those that they care for. When providing care for long periods of time, it can be easy to fall into a routine of neglecting personal care. Many caregivers feel guilty for spending time and resources on themselves rather than their loved ones. When caregivers don’t get the help that they need, burnout comes quickly.
Seasonal changes not only affect the world around us, but they affect our minds and bodies as well. With longer days, more sunshine, warmer weather, and summer within reach, now is the perfect time to get started on healthy habits to help you cultivate a healthier lifestyle.
Religion and spirituality play an important role in the mental health of many seniors. With social isolation, chronic conditions, and mental health issues rising, more seniors are seeking out support systems to help them cope with aging related complications.
Most people give up on their New Year’s resolutions within a few weeks. Are there goals you would like to achieve this year? Small, well-defined goals with a step-by-step plan on how you will achieve them and how you will track your progress will set the stage for success. Try these tips to get started.
It’s important to be aware of possible health hazards for seniors during the holidays. No one wants an unexpected trip to the hospital because of a fall or a food-borne illness! Here are some tips to have a safe and healthy holiday season.
Not many people plan to be a caregiver – it’s usually as a result of an emergency, injury, or diagnosis – and yet it’s a role many of us take on at some point in our lives. Learn how Laura adjusted to her new role as her mother’s caregiver after a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease and how a care manager helped guide her through.
October is chock-full of different celebrations, holidays, and observations, from the serious to just plain silly. Here are some you may or may not be familiar with as well as helpful resources and toolkits to help you observe them.
A care manager can be your advocate and guide you and your family through every step of the aging journey. Learn how Coyle Care Management and Consulting helped Angie determine, coordinate, and manage her aging mother’s care needs when she stopped taking care of herself.
Senior care is not a one-size-fits-all operation, so it’s important to research and consider all options before making a decision. In this post we’re discussing private-duty caregivers, the factors that are important to consider and the benefits you stand to gain.