Choosing a safer senior housing option, unfortunately, cannot be made by appearance alone. What is most important is something that really can’t be seen. It is "Can this community really care for your senior?" That's why CarePatrol's advisors complete a "Care Discovery" and base our recommendations on care options that can specifically meet your individual needs and preferences.Meet Your Local CarePatrol Senior Advisor
We believe in private & personalized tours. We literally walk you through the steps. You will never get a list from us and be told to “go visit them alone, or on your own.” After we’ve matched your individualized needs to safer care options in your area, we will accompany you on a tour of each one of them. Or, we will provide a virtual tour if that works better for you. You are never alone because we will be your personal care guide from start to finish.Meet Your Local CarePatrol Senior Advisor
We insist on transparency with pricing & services. We don’t like surprises either. How to pay for care is always a concern and a valid question of our clients. Another important question relates to what services are provided in a specific care option. We can help alleviate these concerns. We will inform you of private, Veterans, or other government programs that you may be eligible for.Meet Your Local CarePatrol Senior Advisor
We work with the community so you can focus on your loved one. Change can be hard, especially for Seniors. We make sure everything is in order so on moving day, everybody’s attention can be on making the transition as smooth as possible. Ensuring your questions are answered and you continue to feel good about your decision is as important as getting your senior settled in to a new environment.Meet Your Local CarePatrol Senior Advisor
CarePatrol delivers satisfaction to families every day. Your advisor will be there for you when you need them - even after you make your decision. Long after move-in day, we'll still be there with regular check-ins to ensure your loved one's needs are being met.Meet Your Local CarePatrol Senior Advisor
Mary Ann considers herself passionate about empowering seniors and their families during a time when many emotional and practical issues must be considered. She listens carefully to all of her client's needs, concerns and preferences before recommending appropriate levels of care such as; Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care or In-Home Care.
The Lehigh Valley is a multi-cultural and diverse area. Also, deeply rooted in a rich historical past.
Mary Ann and her husband are happily married for 29 years and have 3 beautiful children. Three of her family members were veterans that have served in World War ll which brings an appreciation and connection to our veterans and their families. Spending time with her family and their two dogs and volunteering with a local organization that supports older adults and their families through education.
Prior to CarePatrol, Mary Ann had a career in a non-medical home care for over 1 1/2 years.
Mary Ann would describe herself as compassionate, dedicated and thorough.
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When Mary Ann helps families she feels accomplished.
At CarePatrol of Lehigh Valley and Upper Bucks, we understand that choosing the proper care community for your loved one is a complicated and stressful process. When it comes to finding a safe place where your senior can live their best life while getting the assistance they require, you need a team that can help you understand all your options. Let us put our experience to work for your family to help you find the perfect place for them to call home, with compassion, integrity, and at absolutely no charge to you.
To successfully deliver lasting results, we approach senior care placement from a holistic, family-centric approach. While we are assessing your loved one's physical, emotional, and social needs and wishes, we consider your needs as well. We begin with a complete evaluation of your senior's unique circumstances, where we look at their past and current medical history. We meet directly with them to understand their hopes and desires and what they would like to see from their care placement. It is crucial to find the right fit that balances their need for medical attention and monitoring and their ability to live a meaningful and happy life in their new home.
For the family, we want to understand what your budget for senior care placement looks like, how far you are willing to travel for visits, and what type and amount of feedback do you need from the community. We spend dedicated time building relationships with assisted living and Dementia care communities in Bucks County and Central Bucks. Our experience, knowledge of the Lehigh Valley and Upper Bucks senior care landscape, and our focus on providing meaningful care for seniors and their families allow us to find the perfect homes for our clients at no cost to them.
We are members of the Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, Lehigh Valley Aging in Place, Society of Certified Senior Advisors, NPRA, and are Certified Dementia Practitioners.
If you have a loved one in the Bucks County and Central Bucks area in need of assisted living or Dementia care placement, contact us today. We can help you find the senior care community for your loved one and help you secure financial support to mitigate the costs associated with long-term care.
At CarePatrol of Lehigh Valley and Upper Bucks, we understand the concerns of Lehigh Valley and Upper Bucks families attempting to find the right fit for their loved one's assisted living needs. When you are factoring in your senior's medical, emotional, and social requirements, the options available can be overwhelming. We are here to lend a hand and provide your family with senior care placement expertise to ensure that the community you choose meets your loved one's needs and yours. We understand the local landscape and have deep and trusted relationships with the assisted living communities we recommend. Whether you have had a poor placement experience or don't know where to begin, we can help guide you on the process of finding a community that allows your loved one to live a productive and healthy life.
Dementia care placement is a particularly complicated task. How advanced is your loved one's condition? What unique circumstances need to be addressed? What other medical conditions may play a factor in their care needs? These are all questions that need to be addressed when finding the right fit for a senior in need of Dementia care placement. At CarePatrol of Lehigh Valley and Upper Bucks, we focus on our client's and their family member's needs when recommending a Dementia care community. Our goal is to find the perfect balance of Dementia-specific care, assisted living services, and family access to create placement strategies that work for the whole family. We understand that the need for Dementia care placement often is accompanied by worries and fear. Let us use our experience to help find your family and your loved one the "perfect-fit" Dementia care community.
"Finding out about Care Patrol of Lehigh Valley was a godsend. We worked with MaryAnn Pickell, who was excellent at navigating us through the system to find a place for my mom who has dementia. She provided the extra insight we needed & gave helpful recommendations. She was very kind & empathetic. Thank you for caring Maryann!"
"A million thank you’s...Mary Ann has been a godsend and a rock when we needed it. She is a wealth of information, an orchestrator and an organizer in an area where she was needed. I am so glad she had a spot at the local senior fest in the spring! A million thank you’s is not enough!!!!!!! Thank you, Care Patrol for being there!!!"
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