COVID Care at Home in Rochester

COVID Care at Home in Rochester

When the first case of COVID struck a nursing home in WA State, the country was unsure how it was going to affect everyone. As the news started to spread of it taking the lives of elderly persons in that facility, many families, across the country started to be...
When People with Dementia are Hard to Place

When People with Dementia are Hard to Place

In my role as a care manager, I often work with families whose loved ones have Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. When it’s no longer safe for them to live at home, I help families locate appropriate long term care. It can be a stressful time...
“What is a Care Manager and Why do I Need One?”

“What is a Care Manager and Why do I Need One?”

When 83-year old Myra had a stroke, she was hospitalized for several days and then discharged to a rehab facility. Myra had heart disease and diabetes, which complicated her recovery. Her three daughters scrambled to figure out the next steps since their mother would...