Some families are facing
complex situations that require more attention and guidance than a
phone call or Internet contact can provide. In our mobile society,
family members often live great distances from one another. Children
often do not know what services are available in the town where
their mom or dad lives. Care Coordination services can be an
invaluable resource in maintaining the independence of their loved
The Care Coordinator will visit the older person in his or her home
to make an assessment of the person's needs. The Care Coordinator
draws up a plan of action which specifies needed services and how to
obtain them. The Care Coordinator can detail the cost of each
service and determine whether the person might be eligible for any
public financial assistance in paying for those services.
The types of services that might be included in a typical service
If requested, the Care Coordinator helps
the person or their family arrange for needed services. Care
Coordinators do not recommend specific service providers or
agencies. It is our philosophy that the client has the right to
decide which services they want and from whom.
Finally, Care Coordinators make regular visits to their clients to
make sure that the plan of action is working and is satisfactory to
Care Coordinators are assigned to various counties throughout our
area. They may be contacted by calling or emailing the CMAAA office.
Include the town in which the older person resides in your request.