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Care Management

Offering you a high quality of life with independence
and dignity in your home.

Call us at (808) 941-9401
E-mail us at info@optionsforelders.com

Options for Elders specializes in geriatric care management. Our goal is to improve the quality of life of our clients; therefore, we provide a wide variety of services from excellent in-home care to assisting with medical concerns or travel. Founded in 1991 by Alice Broderick, Options for Elders has successfully served over 500 clients, ensuring top-quality in-home care with maximum independence and dignity

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Care Management includes:

  • In-home assessment of safety, assistance needed, and personal preferences.
  • Appropriate in-home help (See "in-home care" below).
  • Supervision of in-home care attendants to ensure that you are receiving excellent service.
  • Assistance with medical appointments, major purchases, travel, etc.
  • Assistance with relocation to a qualified assisted living, skilled nursing facility, or care home.

We help you to maintain an optimal quality of life.

Care managers are available 24-hours, 7 days a week for our clients.

In-home care:

Personal care attendants working in clients' homes are supervised by experienced care managers and must meet high standards for skilled care, communication, and support of clients.

Options for Elders will:

  • Provide information on care options best suited for your personal and financial situation.
  • Work with you to determine the best hours for assistance and the rate of pay.
  • Locate appropriate in-home care attendants for you.
  • Provide a payroll service (see below).
  • Provide professional screening of potential care attendants, including:
    • In-depth interview
    • References checked by skilled professionals
    • Drug screening
    • Criminal background check

Options for Elders strives to match care attendants and clients for mutual satisfaction, resulting in long term stability.

Services for relatives at a distance:

  • Ensure the safety and comfort of your loved ones with regular visits.
  • Communicate regularly to keep you informed.
  • Immediate response to problems or emergencies.

Family consultations:

  • Meet with concerned family to answer questions and provide information on:
    • Affordable care options
    • Alternative living arrangements
    • Community resources
    • Legal and financial issues

    Complete and comprehensive Payroll Service for domestic employers:

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We do everything for you!

  • Process applications for employer Federal and State ID numbers.
  • Process employee paychecks
  • Complete all Federal, State and insurance payroll reports.
  • Arrange coverage for Worker's Compensation, TDI and health insurance.
  • Process all payroll taxes and insurance payments
    Competitive startup and service fees

    • Notary Public services in your home
    • Referrals to geriatricians, financial planners, Realtors, contractors, etc.

    Lianne Meletia
    B.A. in Social Work
    B.A. in Psychology
    Member of:

    • Hawaii Association of Case Managers
    • Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society
    • National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers

    Medicare expertise with skilled nursing facilities.
    Extensive experience with Alzheimer's and other dementias.

    Email - lianne@optionsforelders.com


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    Patty Griffiths
    Licensed Social Worker
    M.A. in Social Work
    B.A. in Psychology
    Member of:

    • Hawaii Association of Case Managers
    • Hawaii Pacific Gerontological Society
    • National Assn of Geriatric Case Managers

Email - patty@optionsforelders.com


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Comments from grateful clients:

Thank you so much for working with my uncle all those years. You found Tom excellent caregivers. They were patient and maintained their collective sense of humor with a man who was not easy. I really give you all the credit for helping Tom stay in his own apartment. It meant so much to him.

Mary A., niece, Washington.

Thank you for all your help with my mother. Over the years, you've helped me deal with many difficult problems, and I've always felt grateful for your capable professionalism as well as for your moral support and unfailing good sense.

Paula, daughter, California.

More questions?
Our office hours are M-F 7:30am-5:00pm; messages are checked regularly
Call us at (808) 941-9401
E-mail us at info@optionsforelders.com
Fax us at (808) 941-9291
For more information on care managers go to www.caremanager.org


Options for Elders
949 McCully St., #4
Honolulu, HI 96826

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