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Arrange Care - Austin Geriatric Care Management

Geriatric Care Managers

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arrangeCARE is a team of licensed and experienced geriatric care professionals who specialize in managing long-term care services and support for older adults and people with disabilities including renovation, supportive behavioral health and financial exploitation.

Our geriatric care management services are available throughout the the Austin area including Cedar Park, Dripping Springs, Georgetown, and Round Rock, TX.

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With over 70 years of combined experience in long-term care our commitment to providing the best solutions mean superior results. Services are paid privately and not covered by Medicare or Medicaid. Our rates are competitive, our service is client focused, and we offer a FREE 15 minute consultation.

Who We Serve

  • Individuals recently discharged from hospitals or unable to access the system
  • Isolated elders and persons with disabilities
  • Family caregivers, both local and long-distance
  • Families in dispute about care decisions

What We Do

Our Care Managers assist individuals and families with many challenges including:

  • Housing - helping families evaluate and select the appropriate residential option and the transition to a different level of care.
  • Home Care Services - identifying the appropriate home care, arranging and monitoring those services.
  • Medical Management - attend health care appointments, facilitating communication between provider, client and family and monitoring adherence to medical orders and instructions.
  • Communication - keeping family members and professionals informed as to the well-being and changing needs of the client.
  • Social Activities - providing the opportunity for engaging in social, recreational, or cultural activities that enrich life.
  • Legal - referring to or consulting with legal specialists, providing opinions for courts in determining the level of care ,alternatives to guardianship and supportive decision making agreements.
  • Financial - conferring with trust officers, accountants and/or Power of Attorneys for Finances.
  • Entitlements - providing information on Federal , State and local programs and assisting with the applications as needed.
  • Safety and Security - monitoring home care, recommending technologies to add to security or safety, observing changes or potential risks of exploitation or abuse and protecting the vulnerable person.
  • Resources  - local, cost-effective resources are identified and engaged as needed.

Meet Our Team

Leah Cohen,  LCSW, ACSW, CCM, NG, TXGLeah Cohen | LCSW, ACSW, CCM, NG, TXG

Leah Cohen is a licensed social worker, registered guardian, and mediator. She currently has a private care management company, arrangeCARE pc, focusing on older adults and people with disabilities over the life span. She has over 30 years experience working with aging and disability populations.
Aging Life Care Assocaiton Member

  • Certified Social Worker (ACSW)
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM)
  • National Certified Guardian (NCG)
  • Certified Texas Guardian (CTxG)
  • Board Approved LCSW supervision
  • Aging Life Care Association Certified Member (ALCA)
  • Aging Life Care Association Advanced Professional since 2002

Ina Picarello, BSN, RNIna Picarello | BSN, RN

Ina Picarello is a nurse care manager with over 35 years of experience. She started her career as a nurse in a hospital setting and went on to work in the community with the visiting nurses association and other nonprofit organizations who provided rehabilitation services and programs for the disabled.

As a care manager, she works in a range of capacities to manage medical care for individuals, while also working closely with families and medical providers. She assess and anticipates needs, develops customized care, coordinates services, provides ongoing support and maximizes health benefits.

Most recently, the majority of her work has been with seniors, but she also manages care for individuals of all ages during acute medical crises and/or during rehabilitation. She is a compassionate care manager who acts as a tireless advocate on behalf of her clients. Ina has completed the HHSC RUG (Resource Utilization Group) Training for Nursing Facilities and the Medical Necessity & Level of Care Assessment for Community Services training through Texas State University.

Linda AngersteinLinda Angerstein

Linda Angerstein earned her BA degree in Secondary Education and English at Texas Lutheran University in Seguin, TX.

Following careers in teaching, retail bookselling, pipe organ building, and a variety of other jobs, she now brings her many years of experience to providing administrative support that helps arrangeCARE pc function as smoothly and efficiently as possible.

Professional Associations & Licenses

Our team is fully licensed and bonded, including numerous qualifications and certifications, and are members of the following professional associations:

  • National Alliance on Mental Illness NAMI-Austin
  • Brain Injury Association of Texas (BIATX)
  • Care Management Society of America (CMSA) and Alamo Chapter CMSA
  • National Adult Protective Services Association (NAPSA)
  • National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
  • National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse (NCPEA)
  • National Transitions of Care Coalition (NTOCC)
  • Texas Association for Healthcare Quality (TAHQ)
  • Texas Guardianship Association
  • Licensed Master Social Worker-Advanced Practitioner (LMSW-AP)
  • Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)
  • Certified Case Manager (CCM)
  • Certified in Health Care Quality and Management (CHCQM)
  • Certified National and Texas Guardian (CNTG)
  • Certified Guardian
  • Board approved LCSW supervision
  • Greater Austin Social Workers(GASW)

Contact Us!

If you find yourself facing elder care or special needs issues, arrangeCARE can help. Contact us today at (512) 814-3228 to discuss your situation or complete our Request for Information form below.

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8127 Mesa Drive, Suite B206, PMB 317
Austin, TX 78759
Phone: 512-814-3228

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