Senior Care Resources
INDIVIDUALIZED ELDER CARE SOLUTIONS
Many families make the mistake of basing their decisions on the experiences of friends, acquaintances, or other family members. At Complete Care Strategies, we know that each family has its own unique set of needs, resources and emotions. As a neutral party, we can serve as an unbiased counselor and help resolve differing points of view. We can also act as a liaison to other family members, including those who don’t live in the Philadelphia area.
We use our in home care knowledge and experience to evaluate the best options for you, and then craft an individualized care plan. This involves an assessment and evaluation of physical, emotional, legal and financial needs.
There are no “right” answers. Rather, we focus upon workable solutions that make sense based upon your situation. We may present you with solutions that you have not considered. That’s one way we know that we are doing our job. Our goal is to remain flexible and always think outside the box.
Articles by Beverly Bernstein Joie
My Mother’s Keeper: The Eye Doctor Appointment
Published in Today’s Caregiver and Caregiver.com, 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
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Online Resources for Elder Care
- Alzheimer’s Association
- American Association of Geriatric Psychiatry
- American Society on Aging
- Better Senior Care
- Children of Aging Parents
- Consumer Safety Guide
- Life Choice Hospice
- The Mature Market Institute
- National Academy of Elderly Law Attorneys
- Aging Life Care Association (formerly National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers)
- National Association of Social Workers
- National Council on Aging
- National Eldercare Referral Systems
- National Senior Citizen Law Center
- Well Spouse Association
- Mesothelioma Guide
- Mesothelioma Prognosis
Helpful Articles on Elder Care
- Medication Safety For The Elderly: A Guide For Patients And Caregivers
- Overdose Response Guide: Awareness, Prevention, And Preparedness For Caregivers Of Addicts
- The Ultimate Guide To Senior Nutrition
- The Benefits Of Cooking With Alzheimer’s: A Caregiver’s Guide
- Health: What To Expect In Your 70s And Beyond
- A Guide To Downsizing For Seniors And Their Loved Ones
- Is My Elderly Parent Incompetent? What To Do If You’re Worried
- Senior-Friendly Remodeling
- 12 Ways To Help Seniors Avoid Social Isolation
- Caretakers’ Guide To Moving Seniors Into A Facility
We also offer a free consultation for anyone who has questions about our home care solutions, elder care, homecare assistance, and patient advocacy in the Philadelphia area. Please contact us for more details.