Care Partners of Cook County
Aging Care Manager
501 5th Ave W, Rm 106, Grand Marais, MN, 55604
Distance: 955 Miles
Aging life care managers act as guides and advocates for older people and their families.
Also known as senior care managers or geriatric care managers, these experts help older adults live at home rather than in a facility. They can provide any of the following services, although this is not an exhaustive list:
* Assessment and monitoring
* Planning and problem-solving
* Match needs and services
* Assist families with care coordination
* Crisis intervention and updating levels of care as needs change
These professionals typically have a background in social work, psychology, nursing, or gerontology. They also have specific expertise in assessing, planning, and serving the needs of older adults.
End of Life Doulas are here to serve individuals who are at end of life and their families by providing emotional, social, and spiritual support
Care Coordination is offered to help cope with the challenges of aging, chronic illness, or end-of-life.
Advanced care planning assistance is available.
Area Served by County
- Cook County
- Advance medical directives
- Case management
- Free / no cost to eligible clients
- Private pay
- Sliding fee scale
- Older adults
Individuals who are aging, have a chronic illness or facing the end-of-life
10:00am - 3:00pm, Monday - Friday
This provider does not offer this service at other locations.
Other Services or resources
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FT-2700.0500Advance Medical Directives Definition
Programs that provide assistance for people who want to use the tools appropriate in their state to express their wishes regarding future medical treatment should they become incapacitated and/or to name the individual they would like to make health care decisions on their behalf. Included are programs that provide copies of necessary forms as well as those that help people complete them.
PH-1000Case/Care Management Definition
Programs that develop plans for the evaluation, treatment and/or care of individuals who, because of age, illness, disability or other difficulties, need assistance in planning and arranging for services; which assess the individual's needs; coordinate the delivery of needed services; ensure that services are obtained in accordance with the case plan; and follow up and monitor progress to ensure that services are having a beneficial impact on the individual. Case management is a collaborative process characterized by communication, advocacy and resource management to promote high quality, cost-effective interventions and outcomes.
YB-8000Older Adults Definition
Individuals who are age 50, 55, 60, 62 or 65 or older depending on the minimum age for qualifying as an older adult which varies by program.