Case Managers Provide Advocacy for Their Patients & Families

A patient is seen by her physician every month; she complains of weight loss and confusion. She is given referrals to specialists and told to follow up. Month after month; the same story. The referrals sit in her purse because she can’t figure out how to navigate the phone tree at the specialists’ offices. The weight loss and confusion continue, month after month. She’s lost over 50 pounds in 5 months and she now cannot

Welcome to Care Right, Inc

Do you need guidance with an aging loved one and care decisions? Do you have a Grab and Go binder? Often, caregiving falls on the shoulders of the family members. In time, compassion fatigue is likely to occur because of the overwhelming responsibilities of caring for an aging loved one. Family caregivers are burned out, worried about losing their jobs, experience strained relationships with their spouses, siblings, and the aging parent, and are physically and

EXPLORE! the World of Senior Living

Why Act Now? Beautiful senior living facilities serve Collier and Lee Counties. New ones open every day. Seniors and their families can feel overwhelmed by so many choices! Hawley-Holt acts as a matchmaker by interviewing seniors and their families to identify and understand their near term health needs, longer term preferences and life style priorities. These are compared against a complex database of information provided by the local senior communities and compiled by Hawley-Holt. Hawley-Holt

Is an Elder Care Consultant Right for You?

It seems just yesterday you were asking your parents how to navigate the early steps of adulthood. Then you blink, and suddenly you’re the one helping your parents make decisions about their lives—or maybe you are making those decisions for them. Yes, it’s confusing. It’s overwhelming. It’s emotional. And it’s okay to admit it’s something you don’t really have time for. But … it’s also inevitable. That’s why, even if this scenario hasn’t happened to

What Is PACE?

Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) are programs that provide comprehensive health services for individuals age 55 and over who are sufficiently frail to be categorized as “nursing home eligible” by their state’s Medicaid program. Eligibility for PACE requires that individuals be 55 years old or older, certified by the state to need nursing home-level care, reside near a PACE program, and be able to live safely in the community. Services include primary and

The New Choices Waiver Provides More Choices Than You May Have Realized

Choices…they are sometimes difficult to make but we’re sure glad when we are offered more than one. When age robs us of physical strength, balance, quick memory recall, agility and energy and we must turn in our car keys, our choices can feel frustratingly limited. For individuals receiving Medicaid benefits who have been in a nursing home for at least 90 days, more choices may exist than you are aware of. The New Choices Waiver