|Teri Koff, LCSW, CMC|
|Aging Life Care Consultant|
AGING LIFE CARE CONSULTANT
Professional Geriatric Care Management
Teri Koff, LCSW, CMC
Resources for Older Adults
When someone is getting older, you know the challenges of daily life can become overwhelming. Dealing with medical, financial, and legal problems, and coping with household tasks can be difficult. Resources for Older Adults is a leader in Professional Aging Life Care Consulting serving New York City, Westchester and the Hamptons (eastern Long Island).
A consultation with an elder care specialist is beneficial to understanding the key issues of aging and learning effective strategies to provide safe and appropriate care to an older adult. Teri Koff's expertise in Aging Life Care issues offers solutions and peace of mind providing a professional approach to evaluating the needs of older adults.
Solutions and Peace of Mind
Comprehensive clinical services to older adults and their families
Evaluation and assessment of physical, functional, and social abilities (identifying problems and need for services and eligibility for assistance)
Knowledgeable of entitlements and programs available to older adults (reviewing financial, legal, or medical issues and offering appropriate referrals)
Coordination of services and ongoing monitoring of home care and placement alternatives (facilitating and assisting with moving an older person to or from assisted living or a nursing home)
Education and counseling to alleviate the strain and stress experienced by adult children and family members
Financial management services to assist with monthly household bills, and medical insurance claims
Assist families with long distance care giving and support (checking in with the older adult and alerting families to problems)
An elder care specialist can help make sure your loved one gets the best possible care and receive benefits to which they are entitled.
Private services to elderly clients and their families on a fee for service basis
A Resource for Older Adults purpose is to define and promote the highest standards of practice when assisting older individuals and their families in the design and implementation of programs for the elder which maximizes independence and well being.
An elder care specialist, implements care plans which incorporate the greatest degree of autonomy, safety and comfort for the older adult. Assistance with scheduling appointments, interviews, paperwork, bill paying, insurance claims, entitlements, preparations for needed in-home care or arrange for transition to a facility (assisted living, nursing home or a rehabilitation program) are available. On going reviews of plans and options are provided and discussed with family as needed. Once services are set up, monitoring and coordinating them can be provided and revised if needed.
This service offers the older adult and family assurance that an objective professional is available to maintain personal contact with the older person, caregivers, family and other involved professionals (doctors, attorneys, accountants, financial planners, trust officers, banks etc.).