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Benefits of a Geriatric Care Management Assessment - Aging Wisely

Our most requested service is our assessment. Why do so many people seek an assessment of their eldercare situation?

Family members and professionals struggle with what is best for the elderly person. Having a good picture is key and objective, expert advice is invaluable for senior caregiving or disability situations.

Not every caller we speak to needs our full comprehensive assessment, but we have outlined below how that process works and the benefits. Other clients request individualized consulting services or assessment and resolution of a targeted concern.

The process of an assessment recognizes that to give good guidance and tailored recommendations, the professional geriatric care manager must understand the situation and evaluate different aspects of the person and their environment. Read more information on the components of our comprehensive assessment.

What outcomes can one expect from an eldercare assessment?

• A comprehensive picture of the situation and a solid understanding of current status, future needs and things to anticipate.
• A road map for moving forward, with very specific recommendations that can be carried out by family/responsible party, or with a care manager’s assistance if desired.
• Cost projections, budgets and means of assistance with various recommendations and needs.
• Alternatives so that clients and their responsible parties can prioritize and direct the goals and future care planning.

How does a family or client benefit from Aging Wisely completing a geriatric care management assessment for them?

• COST SAVINGS: expertise to help clients access services and benefits, find less costly options and avoid costly mistakes.
• TIME & STRESS SAVINGS: exponential benefits of our years of experience & expertise, provides more positive outcomes for families.
• IMPROVED FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS/CAREGIVING EXPERIENCE: an objective picture helps families to come to agreement and makes caregiving easier.
• CONFIDENCE: knowing they understand the options and can make the best choices armed with all the information.

Contact us to schedule an appointment or to learn more about our Tampa area geriatric assessments or our nationwide eldercare consulting services.

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