Crystal Littlejohn MHSA, CMA, CSA, is the Principle/Certified Geriatric Care Manager with Geriatric Resources and has dedicated her entire career to working with seniors. She graduated from Plymouth State University with a Bachelor’s in Psychology and from Strayer University with a Masters in Health Service Administration. She is a Certified Care Manager through the National Academy of Certified Care Managers. She started Geriatric Resources in April of 2009 with a vision that Geriatric Resources could bring valuable support to individuals and their circle of influence through compassion, individualized care, and advocacy.
What Does Geriatric Resources Do?
Geriatric Resources is a geriatric care management (also known as Aging Life Care Professional) company that provides a strength based approach to assisting their clients navigate through the senior health care system. They do this through;
- A complimentary consultation to anyone interested in learning more
- Complete assessment to identify strengths and needs
- Ongoing Care Management
- Regular in home visits
- Attending physician visits to ensure continuity of care
- Communication with family
- Hospital and ER visits
- Assistance with Long Term Care Insurance claims
What Sets Geriatric Resources Apart?
Geriatric Resources is a “company built on compassion” with the cornerstones of action, communication, value, and integrity. This is apparent in the way everyone supports and respects their clients, from the staff in the office to the care managers making face to face visits. Crystal believes it is important that people understand that Geriatric Care Management (Aging Life Care Professionals) industry is not regulated and she prides herself that all of her staff are fingerprinted, background and motor vehicle checked, CPR trained, bonded, and insured. They do this not because they have to, but because it’s the right thing to do. This is reflected in their client satisfaction, with some clients remaining with the agency for over 6 years.
What to Expect When You Call Geriatric Resources
- A Complimentary visit to identify if their services are right for you, with absolutely no obligation to hire
- A strengths based assessment to identify what services are needed
- A gentle approach to the development of the plan of care that is driven by the client and their family
How Do I Get in Contact with Geriatric Resources
More information on Geriatric Resources can be found here, by email firstname.lastname@example.org, or by calling (623)776-3098. Their office is located at 8715 W. Union Hills Drive Suite 112, Peoria, AZ 85382.
More information on Geriatric Care Managers (Aging Life Care Professionals) can be found here.
Interview with Crystal Littlejohn conducted on June 8th, 2015 by Rebecca Hampton, Lead Consultant for The Aging Advocate, LLC.