Lori Kayne, Geriatric Social Worker for the law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., Elder Care & Special Needs Law Practice Group, will co-present the free webinar, "Can Someone Help Us? Advocacy in Today's Healthcare Climate," hosted by the United Way of Northern New Jersey.
Along with Ruth Rothbart-Mayer, LCSW, Lori will address the changes in emergency rooms, hospitals, or nursing, sub-acute, and assisted living facilities, as well as where to go for help, who to talk to, and how to organize information and prepare the questions to ask in today's world where no one knows when a health need may go from simple to complex and one must be prepared to navigate the constant updates occurring.
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Lori Kayne has been working as a Geriatric Social Worker in the healthcare field for over 20 years. At Norris McLaughlin, she works in collaboration with an Elder Care Attorney to develop a detailed Life Care Plan that addresses the health, safety, and care concerns of her clients as they impact their legal and financial planning. Lori and the attorney work with clients and their families for an extended period helping them navigate the health care maze and plan proactively.
Lori has previously worked as a Geriatric Care Manager for Generations Counseling and Care Management and Senior Bridge, where she conducted geriatric assessments, developed plans of care, and provided supportive counseling to assist clients with adjustments to illness and changes in lifestyle. She also worked as a Discharge Planner in a variety of hospital and nursing home settings.