Being an Advocate for Your Own Health

  The greatest thing you can do about your quality of life is to become your own best and prepared advocate.  This article can help you ask the right questions Agency for Health Care Research and Quality. The next best thing you can do, is to make sure you have an “agent” who can be Read More

Utilizing Professional Care Managers in Special Needs Trusts

  I was honored to be a panelist for this presentation with Stephen Dale, Attorney at Law on “Utilizing Professional Care Managers in  Special Needs Trusts” on June 25, 2014. We discuss the importance of including a Care Manager in a Special Needs Trust to assess the needs of the beneficiary and develop a distribution plan that Read More

Life is a Sacred Journey – In Home Care Services

  Guest speaker, Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Founder and Executive Director of Eldercare Services discusses how you can maintain your interdependence and stay at home for as long as possible on MPR Blog Talk Radio Hosted by Micheal Pope of Alzheimer’s Services of the East Bay on June 12, 2014. To listen to the audio interview, click here. Read More

Dirty Dancing at Any Age – A Lesson to do What you Love!

The national organization I am part of, National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers, recently emailed this video to me and the other Care Managers in our office.  The video of this older woman, doing what she is most passionate about, is what we continually educate and advise our clients and their family members to Read More

Our clients matter – grieving their loss

Many of you might think that in a “Caregiving” and “Care Management” agency we are somehow hardened by the experience of death as it meets our clients. But, after 25 years of serving clients, we have found that each and every client brings a new experience of life to those of us that have the Read More