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Better Outcomes in Housing Decisions for Seniors

April 1, 2024 — by Felicia Juntunen, MA, CMC, Director of Care Management Among the various complex aging issues addressed by Aging Life Care professionals are the questions and dilemmas that revolve around housing decisions. Care managers are well equipped to help improve outcomes in housing challenges experienced by their clients. Families may reach out to a care manager for... Read More

Strategies for Long-Distance Caregiving

January 2, 2024 — by Felicia Juntunen, MA, CMC, Director of Care Management November and December include multiple occasions to gather, often resulting in family members traveling from a distance to spend time with aging parents and loved ones, whom they don’t see regularly because of geographic separation. These visits sometimes result in family members becoming aware of changes... Read More

Care Coordination: A Care Manager’s Expertise

September 4, 2023 — by Felicia Juntunen, MA, CMC, ECM Director of Care Management The healthcare journey can be full of challenges for older adults (and their families) and further complicated by the management of chronic diseases or dementia – sometimes both. Patients often express frustration with providers who are unfamiliar with them, with the cost of care, and the... Read More