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Life Care Management for Older Adults

Are you struggling with additional caregiving responsibilities? Do you have difficulty choosing the next step forward in your loved one’s care? The healthcare system is confusing and quickly becomes complicated when caring for an elderly loved one.

Life Care Managers at The Option Group provide managed care services specifically for older adults, their caregivers, and their families. With over 100 years of experience, our certified Geriatric/Aging Life Care Managers (GCM) can help you and your loved one lead a more fulfilling life.

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How Does A Family Start the Process of Managed Care for Adults?

Life Care Management for Older Adults
Our care management process begins with a comprehensive assessment. This assessment identifies your loved one’s physical, emotional, social, and spiritual needs. Once we learn more about your loved one and your family, we create a care plan to address short-term and long-term needs. Next, we will discuss the options available for your loved one with you and your family.

Care management services can include a variety of things, from assessing nursing homes to choosing the right physical therapist. A key component for older adults is care coordination, which ensures the patient’s needs are met on time.

In our highly fragmented healthcare system, communications among providers is difficult. We not only ensure clear communication between patients, providers, and family members, we supervise the care, advocate for the patient at all times and guide you through the process.

Meet Jane

Jane has her hands full. She’s juggling a career, kids, an aging parent, and now COVID. For women like Jane who are the primary family caregiver, the demands and stress have increased. Sound familiar?
Take a look at our video below and if you can relate to Jane, The Option Group can help.

What Managed Care Services Does The Option Group Offer?

Some of the services that we offer include:

  • Client Advocacy
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Long-Distance Caregiver Coordination
  • Assistance with identification and selection of alternative living situations
  • Care Coordination
  • Eldercare Counseling and Support
  • Family Liaison and Caregiver Support/Coaching
  • Ongoing Monitoring and Reporting
  • Status Reassessment
  • Family Consultation and Mediation
  • Move Coordination
  • Individual and Family Assessments
  • Care Plan Development and Implementation
  • Resource Development
  • Coordinate Community Resources
  • Consumer Education
  • Dementia Engagement Activities Program
  • Cognitive Assessments
  • Facility Placement
  • Home Safety Evaluations
  • Medical Appointment Coordination

All our services are performed by our compassionate and experienced team of certified care managers.

Our managed care services are performed by our compassionate and experienced team members. We invite you to get to know us. Watch our video bios or give us a call!

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How Can The Option Group Help Older Adults?

Our eight core knowledge areas guide our managed care for adults. Every plan is fully customized to meet each client’s needs.

Crisis Intervention

Care management for older adults can sometimes include navigating crisis situations. We can guide your family and loved one through emergencies. Our team can organize and monitor hospitalizations, emergency room visits, and rehabilitation stays. We will advocate for your loved one each step of the way.

Healthcare Navigation

Life Care Professionals can attend appointments with your senior loved one. We ensure great communication between your family and their healthcare team. As part of your loved one’s managed care plan, we can also assess other health services that could help them.

Facility Placement

Every aging adult has unique preferences and requirements, so no two housing situations are alike. We can help evaluate and select the right accommodations for your senior loved one.

Healthcare Budgeting

Our budgeting services include anything your loved one might need. We can help with paying bills, overseeing Power of Attorney documents, or making insurance claims.

Family Education

Our compassionate team can help your family adjust and problem-solve, even from a distance.

Resources Coordination

We know many resources in your local community and how to sign your loved one up to benefit from them.

Patient Advocacy

We are strong and effective advocates for every client. We make sure every client has their needs met.

Legal Resources

Our network of legal experts can address any elder law or estate planning needs you have.

How Can I Learn More About Managed Care for Older Adults?

To see how we can help your senior loved one live life more comfortably, contact The Option Group today.
Call 1-410-667-0266 (Maryland) or 1-717-287-9900 / 1-610-885-8899 (Pennsylvania).