17- Apr2017
Posted By: Tony Fischer
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Care Coordination Helps Seniors On Vacation

For seniors will Diabetes, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disorder or impaired mobility vacation options are very limited.  Factors like proximity to healthcare, assistance with activities of daily living (or ADLS) and access to transportation keep seniors on vacation from the experiences available to younger travelers.

READ RELATED: TOO LATE FOR A GREAT SENIOR VACATION? THINK AGAIN!

Care Coordination has opened the door for seniors on vacation to get the care they need with the security of having the care they need a phone call away. Now chronic illness won’t keep seniors sitting on the sidelines and missing the exciting parts of vacation. Now families can take take grandma and grandpa on vacation without the stress of managing their healthcare conditions.

Assisted Senior Vacations are the newest trend that combines senior care with the great American family vacation.  Working much like an assisted living facility, Assisted Senior Vacations can offer a wide variety of services to help the senior with their needs.  That includes services like assistance with ADLs, transportation, medications and access to healthcare offered as a package or ala cart. The major difference of course is Assisted Senior Vacations offer care coordination on the road.

Just like SeniorCareSherpa.com uses a network of senior care providers to coordinate care for seniors around the country, Assisted Senior Vacations uses local senior care providers to provide services for seniors on the go.

Vacation-Centered Approach

The process is easy. First, the Senior Care Coordinator collects data on the senior’s healthcare condition to determine their healthcare needs. Second, the Care Coordinator learns more about the type of vacation and experience the senior would like to have.  Finally, they take vacation plan and merge it with background checked care options in the destination area. The end result is a worry-free senior vacation that relieves stress on the rest of the family.

For more information about Assisted Senior Vacations fill out the request form below.  One of our Senior Care Sherpas will be happy to assist you in planning a fun and memorable trip.

12- Apr2017
Posted By: Tony Fischer
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Too Late For A Great Senior Vacation? Think Again

After retirement and with the kids out of the house, seniors often lament about how they wish they could take that dream vacation they always wanted. They suddenly have the time and the money but chronic medical problems and mobility issues keep them from getting out and enjoying their free time.

Helping Seniors Stay Active

A growing industry is helping seniors overcome disability issues and allowing them to be active once again.  The assisted senior vacations concept uses care coordination so the senior can get the health care services they need while on vacation.  It promotes independence for seniors who are usually dependent on family members to assist them during trips.

A senior no longer has to wait for a family member to take them on a trip.  Planning that vacation now is just as simple and picking the destination and going.

Assisted Senior Vacations provides a solutions for all the challenges presented by the aging process.  The staff at Senior Care Sherpa will evaluate needs related to the senior’s disability and coordinate services to make the vacation worry free.

Assisted Senior Vacation Services includes:

  • Transportation to and from the Airport
  • Transportation to and from local attractions
  • Assistance with Activities of Daily Living from a Sherpa Certified provider
  • Prepackaged bubble wrapped medication that is Homeland Security compliant and easy to track
  • Room and Board in a resort setting
  • Evening and morning assistance to help start and end you day on the right note

Now going to Disney World, taking an ocean cruise, relaxing by the beach, floating down the Mississippi, spending the weekend in the mountains or just visiting family friends has never been so easy.

To get started submit the contact form below and write in the subject line “plan my vacation”. Shortly, one of our Senior Care Sherpas will contact you to set-up and initial consultation. After they understand where, when and what you would like to do, the rest is as easy as packing your bags.

SeniorCareSherpa.com is always interested in hearing from providers who would like to help a senior have a great vacation.  If you have a service that fits our mission, fill out the contact form below and tell us what service you provide. We will be happy to get back to you.

What are you waiting for! Lets Go! Every senior deserves a vacation!