Care Management

Gina La Palio Lakin M.A.
Senior Care Manager

Gina has a master's degree in Gerontological Psychology. She has over 25 years of experience in geriatrics. Her experience includes: Geriatric Social Worker, Nursing Home Administrator, and Coordinator of Gateway Education Center at Rush University Medical Center.
Gina has worked for Wisdom Eldercare since 2011.

Care Management Services

Care management services assist families when a senior has more acute - in depth needs, when family members live out of state, or the senior has no family support.

Care Management Services include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • In-depth, professional assessment of the senior's functioning level plus physical, social and mental health needs.

  • Family counseling and recommendations. Acquiring, coordinating, and monitoring medical services.

  • Advocacy during hospitilization and with medical providers.

  • Monitoring home visits and escort to medical appointments.

  • Finding alternative housing and care.

  • Health Care Power of Attorney.

  • Guardianship services (provided by non-profit 501C).