Life Care Navigation Burnsville MN

A Visiting Angels Life Care Navigator is a licensed Nurse or Social Worker who assesses medical and/or social needs, creates a plan of care, coordinates assistance from either paid or unpaid providers, advocates for your loved one, and monitors services such as homecare. This assistance reduces pressure families encounter as they struggle with time, expense, and possibly their own health and wellness.

Essential supportive services offered by an Angel Life Care Navigator

Life Care Navigators...

  • are qualified Nurses or Social Workers dedicated to your needs and are typically accessible 24 hrs. a day, 7 days a week.
  • provide medication management which includes med set-ups.
  • schedule doctor visits, acting as a liaison between doctors and family.
  • provide transportation to doctor's appointments and advocate for your loved one while visiting with the doctor.
  • provide assistance locating, arranging, and following through with medical, financial, or legal services.
  • are able to visit and work with you at the location of your choice.
  • use their own assessments, along with family and/or physician consultations, to identify any gaps in service.
  • actively promote solutions to situations that may arise.
  • screen, arrange, and monitor in-home help and/or other needed services.
  • provide crisis intervention.
  • act as a liaison to families who may not live close to their loved one by overseeing services and quickly alerting families to the needs of their loved one.
  • assist, set-up, and monitor moving your loved one from home to an assisted living, nursing home, etc.
  • provide geriatric education and advocacy.
  • coordinate social outings.

Should I Consider A Life Care Navigator?

Here are some questions to consider...

  • Are you experiencing the "sandwich generation" feeling - balancing the needs of your family with the needs of your elderly loved one?
  • Are you finding it increasingly difficult to find time to effectively navigate and advocate for your loved one within the health care "system"?
  • Are you being pulled by others to make uncomfortable decisions for your loved one without the support you deserve?
  • Are you experiencing situations with your loved one that may be overwhelming or are becoming more complex than you're comfortable handling?
  • Are the daily demands reaching uncomfortable stress levels that keep you awake at night or keep you from effectively concentrating during the day?
  • Are you feeling guilty?
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If any of these situations sound familiar, you're not alone. Today, many sons, daughters, family members, and friends are having a difficult time balancing the needs of their own lives with the needs of their elderly loved one. At the end of the day as a caregiver, you may feel overwhelmed or feel a sense of guilt. Unfortunately this is a very common experience. Caregivers often feel they aren't able to spend quality time with their immediate family or maybe find it difficult to concentrate at work or may not be able to take care of him/herself either physically or emotionally the way they'd like. Whatever the case may be, we know it's in your nature to take care of your loved one. So how do you create balance in your personal life while making sure your loved one remains safe, independent, and happy?

Visiting Angels Life Care Navigation is designed and dedicated to relieve the pressures that are all too common when managing the cares of your loved one. We at Visiting Angels are honored that you're considering our team of professionals to assist you. You can relax knowing that you've taken the first critical step towards finding help to ease the common family dynamic management pressures.

Your next step is simply to give a Visiting Angels Life Care Navigation Specialist a call. Your Life Care Navigator will walk you through, assisting you step by step towards a path of comfort and stability. You can take solace in knowing that your Life Care Navigator has the experience, education, and dedication to provide you with the necessary options in dealing with your loved one's situation. We look forward to your call and working with you one-on-one.

To learn more on how we can provide you and your family with "Peace of Mind", call us today. 952.891.8000

Elder Care Services & Senior Homecare service: Visiting Angels is one of the leading senior home care agencies across America providing senior care (elder care), personal care, respite care and companion care & in home care to help elderly adults continue to live in their homes in Burnsville, Apple Valley, Edina, Bloomington, West Bloomington, Roseville, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale and Lilydale, MN

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