MILPITAS, Calif., March 23, 2020 — Telecare, a division of OverSightMD Inc., has mobilized Certified Senior Advisors nationwide to bring its special support services directly to vulnerable seniors concerned about staying independent while facing the current health crisis and beyond.
COVID-19 has threatened the lives of senior citizens in multiple ways due to the health concerns it causes for older adults and the required social distancing practices that are being enforced for individuals, families and care providers.
OverSightMD has trained and equipped independent senior advisors in over 100 markets to be on our local response team. These well-trained professionals are in communities across the country guidiung seniors to make important decisions.
Through the TeleCare services, seniors receive support from personal assistants, aging in place advisors and wellness nurses to answer pressing questions and concerns.The Telecare support team is standing by to assist seniors in getting access to services they need including meals, transportation, and other essential services. Seniors managing chronic conditions can receive timely care through guidance and care coordination support.
“Telecare is dedicated to providing exceptional service and support to seniors at all times, however, this current crisis is a concern for many older adults, especially those with pre-existing health conditions. We are available to train any Certified Senior Advisor that is seeking to provide answers for their clients or help others in their local community,” says Mark Godwin, CEO of OverSightMD.
OverSightMD keeps the communication lines open with the client’s entire care team so that healthcare providers can monitor without bringing vulnerable patients into offices, emergency departments, and clinics unnecessarily. Through a simple mobile application, key health metrics can be tracked and shared with anyone authorized by the client. The Telecare personal assistant team coordinates non-emergency support with primary care physicians, licensed home health nurses, in-home caregivers, and family caregivers.
“As a senior advisor I understand the unique challenges that seniors face every day, and I am excited to be able to offer Telecare to my clients and be part of the local response team in San Diego,” says Jacqui Clark, CSA, and a CarePatrol franchise owner.
OverSightMD Inc. (https://oversightmd.com/) is a care management organization that provides comprehensive aging in place solutions through its Telecare division. Healthcare plans and non-affiliated hospitals, physicians, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, and home care companies can function as a unified healthcare delivery system through the Push Button Care network. OverSightMD maintains the Push Button Care integrated healthcare network and care management platform to actively coordinate care and information to improve aging in place while reducing ER visits and hospitalizations.