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Elder Care Advocacy

Elder care advocacy involves dedicated support and assistance for seniors and their families in navigating the challenges of aging, healthcare, and long-term care.

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Elder care advocacy involves dedicated support and assistance for seniors and their families in navigating the challenges of aging, healthcare, and long-term care. Advocates work to ensure that elderly individuals receive the best possible outcomes through care, support, and resources tailored to their unique needs. Services provided by elder care advocates may include:

  • Navigating Healthcare Systems:

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    Advocates help seniors understand and access appropriate healthcare services, facilitating communication with healthcare professionals, and coordinating medical appointments.

  • Long-Term Care Planning:

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    Advocates assist in developing personalized long-term care plans, considering factors such as housing options, in-home care, assisted living, or nursing home care, based on the senior's preferences and needs.

  • Financial Planning and Assistance:

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    Elder care advocates often collaborate with financial planners to help seniors manage their resources effectively, explore available benefits, and optimize financial strategies to cover the costs of care.

  • Medicaid Planning:

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    Advocates guide seniors through the Medicaid application process, ensuring eligibility requirements are met and helping protect assets while accessing essential healthcare services.

  • Legal Support:

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    Elder care advocates may work with legal professionals to address issues such as estate planning, power of attorney, and guardianship to protect the legal rights and interests of seniors.

  • Emotional Support: 

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    Advocates provide emotional support for seniors and their families, offering a compassionate presence during challenging times and helping them navigate the emotional aspects of aging and healthcare.

  • Coordination of Services:

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    Advocates serve as liaisons between various service providers, including healthcare professionals, social workers, and community organizations, to ensure a coordinated and holistic approach to care.

  • Advocacy in Residential Settings:

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    For seniors in assisted living or nursing homes, elder care advocates may monitor the quality of care, advocate for residents' rights, and address concerns with facility staff.

  • Quality of Life Enhancement:

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    Advocates strive to improve the overall quality of life for seniors by identifying opportunities for social engagement, recreational activities, and community involvement.

  • Elder care advocacy is a comprehensive and personalized approach aimed at empowering seniors to age with dignity, ensuring they receive the appropriate care, and providing valuable support for their families throughout the aging process.

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    Medicaid Planning

    Medicaid planning services encompass strategic financial and legal assistance to help individuals and families navigate the complexities of Medicaid eligibility.

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    Care Coordination

    Medicaid eligibility rules are complicated and early planning is important. Our staff will work with you to devise a sound plan that is tailored to your individual needs. 

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    My friend Jenny went back to her family in Florida, after staying with me for 8 months, until the Medicaid came. There have been so many twists and turns during this four year journey with Mom. I could never have done it without Metro Elder Care Agency. You, Joy, Elaine and the phone staff have all been so kind, patient and understanding. You have encouraged me at times when I.....

    Tracey T.

    On behalf of my Dad, Mom and Laura, I would like to thank you for your professionalism, proficiency and kindness you have afforded us while handling my Dad’s Medicaid case. You turned an overwhelming experience into a very manageable process by walking with us.....

    Charles C

    A successful resolution and financial savings would not have been possible without their expertise. I am immensely grateful for their help and their willingness to “go the extra mile” and I have recommended their services to other friends and family in need of advice......

    Werner K.

    Each time I get an email from you I am reminded of how grateful I am for your services on behalf of my cousin Paul and his wife Angelique. God has given you tremendous gifts in organizing, navigating, and connecting with people in need and you all use them so beautifully. I wonder if you know how many lives you have touched and made better by sharing your gifts? Let.....

    Mary (on behalf of Paul and Angelique)

    We can’t thank Metro ElderCare enough! Their patience, professionalism, and kindness are unparalleled! Our family highly recommends them. Thank you!.....

    Patrick T

    Elaine and her staff are exceptional! Their knowledge and care made a very difficult process as “easy” as it could be. My family and I thank you Elaine, and everyone in your office......

    Jennifer S.

    Rarely in the business do you meet people who are honest, professional, do business by a code of ethics and most importantly reliable. I can honestly say that Elaine is who you should call if your family needs help......

    Lenny K.

    We want to thank you for your professional service and personal attention to us. What we thought would be a difficult and overwhelming task turned out to be a pleasant experience. We highly recommend Metro ElderCare......

    Henry C.