Faced with the challenge of bringing comfort and safety to one client meant juggling multiple issues — hoarding, guardianship, social services, power of attorney, estranged family members, and a beloved cat.
Aging Life Care Professional™ Byron Cordes, MSW, LCSW, CASWCM shares how his team advocated for and protected one client’s wishes — all the while keeping attorneys, doctors, and family members in the loop.
What is an Aging Life Care Professional?
Aging Life Care Professionals are specialized health & human service professionals advocating and directing the care of older adults and others facing ongoing health challenges. Working with families, their expertise provides the answers at a time of uncertainty. Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers.
Aging Life Care Professionals are often called in to work with businesses and professionals in the legal, health, and financial arenas who want to ensure their clients understand their needs and options and that they receive quality care.
Aging Life Care Professionals are creative and build a plan of care around resources in the community and can build solutions where there are few current resources. If you or someone you know need the help and advocacy of an Aging Life Care Professional, find an expert in your community today.