Thelma (not her real name) is an 89-year old woman who had been left to decline and live in isolation in a long-term care facility after being denied sufficient physical therapy after brain surgery. We have had the privilege of becoming her advocates and helping restore her quality of life through renewed physical therapy, followed by our own physical fitness training and coaching, as well as helping her travel the world through our Special Needs Travel program.
Case Study: Medically Complex Move from Mississippi to Florida
A son in Montana needed help to move his mother in in Mississippi to Florida We received a call from a gentleman in Montana who needed help moving his mother from Mississippi to Florida. We knew it would be more complex than just arranging medically appropriate transportation. Silver Wings firstRead More >
Case Study: Medically Fragile Veteran of World War Two
This gentleman lived alone in a house on 15 acres in rural central Florida. He had lost his wife about a year ago and was very depressed and lost a considerable amount of weight. Silver Wings was contacted by a Home Healthcare Company because the State Agency inRead More >
Case Study: Special Needs Travel Unites Long-Lost Siblings
Sometimes You Lose Touch One of our most memorable and moving trips was reuniting a client with her family in the small town of Flers, in Normandy France. Having been split up during WWII and placed in an orphanage, the client and her siblings lost contact with eachRead More >
Case Study: Client Residential Care Facility Advocacy
A professional guardian in Tampa recently had a difficult situation with a ward for whom he was responsible. The ward lived in an assisted living facility in Pinellas County and had become withdrawn and isolated there. With the ward’s 100th birthday approaching, the professional guardian knew that he had to do something soon to improve the quality of life for his ward. Fortunately, the professional guardian knew the value of professional Aging Life Care services.
Case Study: Client Healthcare Advocacy
When Barbara Millstein fell in her Sun City Center home last July 21, she injured her pelvis. She was assured that with proper treatment, including physical therapy, her condition would improve without surgery. Little did Barbara know that her fall was only the beginning of a months long medical crisis that took her entire family and a senior’s advocate to solve.