Facing a new diagnosis or living with chronic illness has a profound impact on patients and their families, and it's easy to become intimidated and overwhelmed by multiple doctors, medications and treatment options. We help people understand their illness, talk to their doctors, and manage their medications and treatments. You can think of us as by your side for your best health!
Do I need a Health Advocate?
I just received a call from my mother's neighbor telling me that my mom fell at home and was taken to the hospital by ambulance. I live over three hours away. Who can I call for help?
My father is in the hospital and was just diagnosed with congestive heart failure. The doctors say he will need to make significant lifestyle changes. I don't even know what congestive heart failure is. What does this mean for he and my mom?
My mom just had hip replacement surgery and is coming home from rehab next week. She lives alone. What can I do to make sure she'll be safe at home?
My dad's been in and out of the hospital three times this winter with COPD exacerbations. Is there anything we can do to prevent these recurring hospitalizations?
My parents are constantly going to one specialist or another nowadays. Taking them to all these appointments is making it impossible to live my own life. Is there anyone who can help me manage this?
If you can relate to any of the above stories, then the answer is YES!