SAN FRANCISCO, July 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- On July 08, 2015, AgeSong, the San Francisco Bay Area's leading eldercare provider, announced a partnership with Sutter Care at Home. This partnership will allow AgeSong communities to provide additional personalized care options to the elders residing in their communities.
"As the demand for AgeSong's quality eldercare rapidly increases, it's our number one priority to ensure we are meeting the mental and emotional as well as diverse health care needs of our individual residents," said Betty Dominici, AgeSong's COO and 602Care President. "Sutter's stellar approach to home care and hospice is second-to-none. I am delighted to be able to integrate their programs within AgeSong's care offerings."
AgeSong and Sutter's care staff will work together to ensure that the quality of care is thorough and personalized. AgeSong's philosophical focus on personalized mental health, combined with Sutter's health care options will enable residents, patients and families to receive expedited personalized care.
"This partnership will allow us to further invest in the local community, enable us to seamlessly care for our patients, and provide additional options for families," said Administrator of Sutter Care at Home, Hospice, and AIM, Nerice Kaufman. "As the health care landscape continues to evolve, we are working on creative programs to maintain care flexibility."
As of June 2015 all AgeSong communities will have the capability to offer Sutter's services to residents and families. To celebrate this partnership, AgeSong Laguna Grove will be holding a celebration happy hour, on August 6, 2015. For more information please visit - http://agesongsutterpartnership.splashthat.com/?preview.
About Sutter Care at Home
Founded in 1906, Sutter Care at Home is part of the not-for-profit Sutter Health network and delivers personalized care to more than 150,000 patients in 23 Northern California counties each year. Sutter Care at Home's dedicated teams of health-care providers support patients and their families through skilled home healthcare, hospice, home medical equipment, respiratory therapy and home infusion. Sutter Care at Home offers local service at branch offices and is the leading transformation of home care to achieve the highest levels of quality, access and affordability. Its best practices have earned nationwide recognition—most notably for their Advanced Illness Management (AIM) program. Additionally, eight Sutter Care at Home centers recently received Top Agency awards from the 2014 HomeCare Elite™, which identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified home health agencies in the country. Please visit www.suttercareathome.org for more information.
AgeSong is the leading eldercare and forgetfulness (dementia) care provider in the San Francisco Bay Area. AgeSong encourages its residents to individualize their lifestyle based on their own preferences, their spirituality and religious affiliation, their medical and emotional needs. Care choices range from short-term rehabilitation to permanent residence. AgeSong's fundamental belief is that through providing elders with the opportunity to live an emotionally balanced lifestyle, elders can be who they truly are. In addressing the needs of the individual as well as those of the community, AgeSong offers balanced-nutritional-selections, intergenerational programming, mental-health and physical movement programs, engagement activities, and continued learning and teaching opportunities.
Headquartered in San Francisco, CA, AgeSong is licensed to care for over 250 elders through its four communities and continues to lead the industry with second-to-none eldercare in areas including assisted living, mental health, ADL (activities of daily living), Dementia/Alzheimer's (forgetfulness), and high acuity care. AgeSong's communities are licensed by the department of social services (RCFE license).