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1 Case Management Options for Older Adults in Larimer County June 2012 Case managers can provide a broad range of services and not all case managers provide the same services. A case manager may be a social worker, nurse, gerontologist, counselor, or other professional. Services can include: Understanding the long term care system; consumer education Accessing public or private programs (Medicare, Medicaid and financial assistance programs) Referrals to local programs, resources and services Coordinating and managing care Assessments and recommendations Crisis intervention Counseling and support Money management and bill paying Transportation for shopping and appointments Assistance and/or education on housing options Power of Attorney and guardianships Regular monitoring and re-assessments as necessary Cost of Case Management can vary based on the services that are provided. Provided by the

2 Adult Protective Services (APS) (970) Adult Protective Services Clients Only Limited guardianship and representative payee services Adult Resources for Care and Help (ARCH) (970) or 18+ with a disability Counseling on long term care options Navigating and understanding resources/services Alzheimer's Association (970) Individuals with dementia and their families Education and support groups Catholic Charities Northern (970) and low income Some financial assistance Disabled Resource Services (970) (Fort Collins) (970) (Loveland) Person with a permanent disability Some financial and equipment assistance 2

3 Family Caregiver Support Program (970) Foothills Gateway (970) Touchstone Health Partners (formerly Larimer Center for Mental Health) (970) Fort Collins (970) Loveland (970) Estes Park Namaqua Center (970) Community Center Board Fee based services services for Medicaid Family caregiver caring for person that is age 60+ or has a diagnosis of dementia Consultation for the caregiver Respite grants for caregiver Adults age 18+ with developmental disabilities Long term case management Some services for clients on the waiting list. Adults age 18+ with chronic mental health conditions Medicare/Medicaid Services Representative payee services for on-going clients Grandparents/relative caregivers raising grandchildren Multiple Sclerosis Society - Colorado Chapter (970) Options for Long Term Care (OLTC) (970) MS Society clients and their families Some financial assistance Age 18+ adults, must have long term care Medicaid Long term case management 3

4 Patient Navigator Program (970) Cancer patients and their families Help applying for financial assistance programs Poudre Valley Health System (PVHS) Community Case Management (970) Hospital, non-profit PVHS clients w/chronic medical conditions Long term case management Assistance with health conditions Dietary concerns Home safety evaluations Medication management Education on specific illnesses and treatments Emotional support Connecting to other community services Hospice - Social Workers: Accent Care of Colorado (970) Estes Park Home Care and Hospice (970) Front Range Hospice (970) Hospice of Northern Colorado Inc. (970) Pathways Hospice (970) Hospices service for patients Hospice patients and their families 4

5 Medical Clinic Social Workers: Family Medicine Center (970) Milestone Family Medicine (970) Salud Family Medicine Centers (970) (Fort Collins) (970) (Estes Park) Sunrise Loveland Community Health Center (970) Veteran Outpatient Clinic (970) Community Health Clinics service for patients Medical clinic patients 5

6 Geriatric Care Managers: American Elder Advocates (Donna Forbes) (970) Becky Lindsey & Associates (Becky Lindsey) (970) Consultants for Aging Families (Nancy Driskill) (970) Elder Care Advisors, LLC (Michele Van Warmer) (970) Forget-me-Not Senior Services, LLC (Donna Schaffer) (970) Peggy Haller, MA, MGS (Peggy Haller) (970) Senior Care Coordination (Suzanne Murray) (970) Seniors in Transition (Kirsten Hartman) (970) Private, for-profit Fee based services (some sliding scale and pro-bono) Adults 18+ and their families Long Term Case Management which may include: Care coordination Medical appointments Bill paying Transportation Errands Medication management Power of attorney Conservatorship/Guardianship Household management Meal planning Shopping 6

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