Do You Need Help Caring for a Loved One?

You don’t have to go it alone.  Concierge Care Navigators is here to help. Our skilled team of Registered Nurses are Certified Geriatric Care Managers and are specially trained to evaluate, plan and coordinate your loved one’s care with you.
Are you:
  • Stressed and overwhelmed by caregiving?

  • Needing of caregiver support to navigate the health care system?

  • Worried about your loved one’s health and well-being?

  • Concerned about managing multiple medications?

  • In need of senior care resources that you can trust?

Aging Re-Imagined

Our Registered Nurse (RN) will meet with you and your loved one at home or on-site to conduct a comprehensive assessment.  Our RN will create an online geriatric care plan, integrating medical record information and recommendations from physicians, family, and health care providers.
The geriatric care plan focuses on wellness, crisis prevention and keeping your loved one safely at home for as long as possible. The plan is HIPAA compliant and accessible online to all family members, facilitating well-being, independence, and peace of mind for all.

Meet Our Concierge Team

Backed by more than 110 years of nursing and geriatric care management experience, Concierge Care Navigators offers elder care plans that include both short and long-term goals. Whether you’re new to caring for a loved one, addressing ongoing medical needs, or facing a health crisis, our Registered Nurses are experts in providing solutions, making your caregiving journey less stressful.

Kari Buist-Baker, RN, BS
Certified Nurse Care Manager

Kari has over four decades of experience in the aging services sector with a master’s level Certification in Gerontology, and BS in Organizational Leadership. She is a licensed RN, and Certified Care Manager. She is a communication link between seniors, family members, healthcare providers, doctors, facilities and community resources, and leads the Concierge Care Navigators RN team.

Marilyn Fedorow, BA, MSG
Program Director

Marilyn has over a decade of experience as a senior care professional. Since joining Council on Aging she has been a Medicare Counselor, Friendly Visitor, Long-Term Care Ombudsman, and Editor-in-Chief for the Answers Guide. She also is a board member of the South OC Senior Collaborative, member of Aging Life Care Association, and the OC Aging Services Collaborative.

Susan Papiri
Community Liaison

Susan has extensive experience in the senior care industry, including event production. She was part of the team involved with the CMS model of care transitions, and holds a BS in Organizational Management, and an AA in Communications. Her focus is building awareness about the benefits of the Concierge Care Navigators Program with older adults, their families, and local companies as an employee benefit.

Cheryl Wieland, RN
Certified Nurse Care Manager

Cheryl has been a Registered Nurse for over 30 years in Orange County and holds a BS in Nursing from Cal State Fullerton.  Her hospital nursing experience gave her a firm base to transition to community nursing. Working in a variety of settings from pediatrics to adult care, her passion is providing medical advice, advocacy and education to vulnerable older adults and their families.

Our Services Include:

  • In home or on-site (hospital, care facility) consultation with client and family member(s) to assess client’s health condition, safety, and family concerns

  • Review of medical records and consultation with the client’s physicians and health care providers to assure continuity of care

  • Creation of a comprehensive, online geriatric care plan, including medical and non-medical goals, based on recommendations from health care providers, family members, and our Registered Nurse

  • On-site medication management overseen by our Registered Nurse

  • Assistance in discharge planning from hospitals and skilled nursing facilities

  • Referrals to in-home caregivers, adult day care, and respite care

  • Referrals to trusted community resources and immediate access to Council on Aging programs

  • Collaboration with in-home providers including home health, physical therapy and hospice

  • Assistance in relocating clients locally, domestically, and internationally

  • Care management of complex conditions, reducing the risk of significant complications or hospitalizations

  • Family engagement and guidance, including those who live out of town

  • Referrals to trusted local resources, including immediate access to the Council on Aging’s no-cost programs and services

  • Support to implement the geriatric care plan, including updates via text and email to family members, fostering communications and decision-making

  • RN assistance in scheduling and attending medical appointments with clients

  • Rapid response from our Registered Nurses and Gerontologist

Why Choose Concierge Care Navigators?

  • You want a trusted partner – The Council on Aging has served Orange County for over 48 years.

  • You want a Registered Nurse skilled in geriatric care at your side

  • You need guidance and resources to help you and your loved one

  • You’d like an expert to advocate for your loved one and help to navigate the healthcare system

  • You want to save time and money when selecting trusted resources, including in-home care

  • You’d like an easily accessible care plan with detailed medical information with 24×7 access from anywhere

Benefits of Choosing Concierge Care Navigators

  • Medical expertise and elder care advocacy from a Registered Nurse

  • Cost effective, easily accessible, trusted resource

  • Rapid response to your loved one’s immediate geriatric care needs

  • Access to experts to manage your loved one’s care when you live at a distance

  • Help with family dynamics, fostering communications and decision-making

  • Wise investment in your loved one’s health as well as your own
  • Enhanced quality of life for your loved one

  • Additional time to manage your own life and health

  • Less stress and anxiety

  • Peace of mind

Call now for a free 30-minute consultation with our Gerontologist:

Marilyn Fedorow: (714) 619-2129
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