We have Registered Nurses and Social Workers who will, in collaboration with your Primary Care Physician, provide in-home case management services free of charge. The goal is to provide viable solutions, options and support to empower individuals to remain and thrive in their homes. Services provided include a face-to-face consultation to discuss needs, education on chronic disease management, assistance in navigation and obtaining available social services and supports, as well as guidance for family members and caregivers.
Disclaimer: We are supportive agency only.
No service, education, recommendation is meant
to replace the service, education or recommendation
of your Physician/Healthcare Providers.
All information given to an AGHM Volunteer is treated as highly confidential.
Medication management is the consistent adherence to a physician-recommended medication regimen. Taking your medicine: the right time, the right dosage, and for the right reason.
Our Nurses will review your medications with you, creating medication lists
identifying each medication, the prescribed dosage, and why they are being used.
If necessary, for discrepancies or concerns, we will help you with contacting your Physicians and Pharmacists.
Disease management programs are based on the concept that individuals who are better educated about how to manage and control their condition will advocate more for themselves thereby receiving better healthcare and have better health outcomes.
Our Registered Nurses utilize counseling techniques within their scope of practice along with approved disease education materials to support individuals improve the managing their chronic conditions.
Some DME such as Blood Pressure Cuffs (for participation in a Hypertension Management Program) may be provided.
Communication with your physician can be done if concerns are identified.
Identifying and obtaining access to available local community resources will improve the overall wellbeing of individuals, families and communities.
Our Case Managers assist with identifying and accessing various community resources as well as assisting with the completion of complex paperwork/applications.
Certain signs and symptoms can help you anticipate when death is near. They are described below, along with suggestions for managing them. It is important to remember that not every patient experiences each of these symptoms, and that the presence of one or more of these does not necessarily indicate that a person is close to death. A member of your loved one’s health care team can give you more information about what to expect.
Each person has different needs, but some emotions are common during this time. These include fear of abandonment and fear of being a burden. Your loved one may also have concerns about loss of dignity and loss of control. Caregivers can provide comfort in some of the following ways:
After they have passed away, there is no need to hurry with arrangements. You and other family members may wish to sit with them, talk or pray. Take your time. When everyone is ready, the following steps can be taken.