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Sage Aging - Liz Craven EPISODE 8, 19th May 2020
Life Care Managers - All You Need to Know
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Life Care Managers - All You Need to Know

Navigating the aging journey for yourself or a loved one can be overwhelming. It’s difficult to know where to begin and the fear that you are missing something very important always lingers. You are not alone. In episode 6 we discussed Home Care options (if you missed that you can find episode 6 at SageAging.us along with our whole catalog of shows). The option we will discuss in this episode Is a Life Care Manager, also known as a Geriatric Care Manager. Guest Barbara Herrington of All About Aging provides a wealth of information and sheds some light on this topic.

Here is what we covered:

  • What is an Aging Life Care Practice 
  • About Barbara and what brought her to found All About Aging
  • Who is a good candidate for a Life Care Manager?
  • When is the right time to engage a Life Care Manager?
  • What types of things can a Life Care Manager assist with?
  • Types of caregivers. (physical caregiver, long distance caregiver, local but living separately)
  • Is using a Life Care Manager a cost effective option for families/How services are paid for
  • Questions to ask when choosing a Life Care Manager
  •  Book/web site recommendations

Links & Resources Mentioned (so much great info!)