Senior Care Resources

Are you struggling to find the proper eldercare solutions for someone in your family? Dealing with a loved one who is aging or confronting chronic health issues can be challenging. Complete Care Strategies is here to help. Rely on us for resources regarding senior care, home care assistance, and patient advocacy in the Philadelphia area and surrounding suburbs.

Articles & Ideas from Beverly Bernstein Joie,

Founder of Complete Care Strategies

RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES and long term care facilities

“How COVID-19 Will Shape the Future of Senior Living”  Barron’s May 29, 2020

Based on her expertise, Beverly Bernstien Joie believes because of Covid-19, living in retirement communities is becoming a high risk situation as most of them are designed right now. We think staying at home is all the more important if not life sustaining. Aging in Place is the way to go for many people but we must provide more community support and opportunities that are educational, cultural, and exciting options for seniors. Also, seniors have the skills, knowledge, and wisdom to contribute and the opportunity to do so. Everyone needs a purpose. We think that the Village Model, as described in the article, is a great place to start but it must be expanded. At Complete Care Strategies, our model of home care supported by nurses and social workers who are aging life care professionals is an important component in developing an environment to support life within the community in one’s own home.
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My Mother’s Keeper: The Eye Doctor Appointment

Published in Today’s Caregiver and, July/August 2007

For the past several years, my step-sister had been taking my mom to see the ophthalmologist. They had their routine – Cindy would drop her off for the appointment and then pick her up after it. Then, last spring, Mom called to ask if I could step in because Cindy was unavailable to help her. I was actually pleased that I would have the opportunity to see what the doctor had to say.
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Care: Geriatric Care Managers Build the Bridge

Reprinted from Assisted Living Today, Jan/Feb 2001

By bringing families together with appropriate long-term care environments and educating clients about options, geriatric care managers help seniors find the most appropriate solutions…Read More

Elder Law: Geriatric Care Managers Build the Bridge.

Beverly Bernstein Joie presented the following when she was a panelist at the 6th Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s 6th Annual Legal Issues in an Age of Aging seminar.

Numerous elder law practices have incorporated geriatric care management as an integral component of their practice…Read More