Are you or a loved one facing a difficult transition?
Aging Gracefully comes along side you in these transitions and provides peace of mind.
When it comes to aging, do you ever ask yourself, "Am I doing enough? Do I have the right plan and resources?"
With Aging Gracefully, you can be at ease when it comes to the stress and worry of aging. We provide a comprehensive and personalized approach to care management for persons needing support as they navigate life transitions, be it aging related or complex medical situations.
Our goal is to maintain a person’s dignity, quality of life, and independence. We see ourselves as an extension of our client's family and want to ensure they (and their families) never feel alone. By guiding them through difficult situations, we impart a peace of mind and a sense of relief so they can continue to enjoy their time together.
Who we are & What we do
Learn about the Aging Gracefully story from our founder Melanie
Personalized Care Assessment
We identify the resources you truly need and create a comprehensive plan for you and your family. With Aging Gracefully, you can age with peace of mind knowing you're not alone. Contact us today to set up your personalized care assessment!
We identify and connect you to the appropriate resources; as well as vetting trusted partners.
When you need us, we're there for you. You can rest with ease knowing Aging Gracefully is by
Don't need a full assessment? From care giver coaching to ongoing oversight we can provide hourly consulting.
Reviewing Medical Issues
Medical issues can be overwhelming. We review any and all medical issues in a way you can understand.
When a crisis arises, we're there for you with a plan so you don't feel alone.
Do you need an advocate like Aging Gracefully?
Ask yourself the following questions:
Do you have an updated and accurate list of all medications and doctors/specialists?
Do you have an advocate for doctors/specialists appointments?
Who is involved in the current caregiving situation? Is there a support system in place?
Do you find it difficult to understand what services are available and how they are funded?
Is the current living situation working and are you aware of the vast array of options available?
What daily activities are difficult or require support?
Who manages the day to day finances? What things are in disarray?
Do you have a power of attorney in place? When was the last time your legal documents were reviewed?
If any of your responses to these questions left you feeling overwhelmed and thinking an advocate would bring peace of mind, please take a moment to complete the contact form below. One of our care managers will call you to schedule a free meet-and-greet.
Kind Words About Our Service
I can’t begin to tell you how much help Deborah has been to us. I don’t know what we would have done without her these past months. She is always looking for ways to make life better and easier for my husband and for us. No matter what time I text or call her she always answers right away. We enjoy her visits and the cookies she brings. She is truly a treasure!
— Client Family
When you work with us, you change lives.
Thanks to your business, every month we're helping to build a theme park for every body.
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Meet Our Founder
MSW, LCSW, CMC
Melanie, a licensed social worker, has a tender thoughtfulness that pours out to her clients. Growing up alongside her grandparents in south Louisiana, she has an excellent understanding of the unique emotional, relational and spiritual needs of someone aging. Melanie also has an incredible knowledge of the resources available which she gathered while earning her master's degree in Social Work from Washington University.
The families who work with Melanie and the entire Aging Gracefully team experience a compassion that bolsters dignity and a playfulness that finds beauty in almost any situation. Melanie's work reflects her deep respect for another generation, and is her legacy to her loving grandparents. She looks forward to coming alongside your family to help in any way she can.