Janco works collaboratively with as many professionals as her
clients' needs require. For specific recommendations, send Janis
and email or call her at 206-227-2641.

Financial Professionals

-For referrals to tax preparer/CPA
-For referrals with planning/oversight of long term care, wealth transfers, tax avoidance
-For free tax preparation for low income individuals (AARP)

Legal Professionals

-For help furnishing requested information to legal counselors
-For help with wills, durable power of attorney or other estate planning documents
-Inventories assets at death of a loved one
-Satisfies reporting requirements by governmental entities
-Offers legal alternative to guardianship
-For referrals to appropriate legal resources
-For low income referrals (Senior Services Information & Assistance)

Geriatric Care Managers

Families or individuals experiencing health, safety and independence issues of a loved one may consult with geriatric care management professionals. Janco serves as liaison between the GCM, your loved one and service providers to:
-Facilitate financial reporting or financial transactions,
-Satisfy governmental or institutional requirements.
-Makes referrals to appropriate GCM firms and individuals.

Placement Specialists

When you or your family decide to move your loved ones to a setting that will meet their emerging conditions/needs, Janco may refer a placement specialist. After thorough consideration, placement may be to:
-AFH - Adult Family Home
-Independent/Assisted Living Facility
-Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)
-CCRC - Continuing Care Retirement Community - (typically requires a substantial up-front payment)

Relocation Services

-For liaison with the team of move managers, organizers and facility staff
-For referrals to professional organizers and move managers

Senior Websites

-Administration on Agingwww.aoa.gov all kinds of information on resources, including directory of state Area Agencies on Aging

-Aging with Dignitywww.agingwithdignity.org a non-profit organization which produces a document, called the 5 Wishes, to provide advance directives for medical care, which is included in our book. Must be purchased through this organization.

-Alzheimer's Association www.alz.org information and resources (support groups), can find local organizations throughout the country

-American Geriatrics Society Foundation for Health in Aging www.healthinaging.org locator service for physicians who are members

-American Medical Association
www.ama-assn.org physician locator service, look under the specialty “Geriatrics”

-Caring Information www.caringinfo.org 800-658-8898 for information and resources related to caregiving and end-of-life planning. You can also find links here to state-specific forms for advanced directives.

-Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services www.cms.gov federal agency that administers Medicare and Medicaid

-Eldercare Locator www.eldercare.gov 800-677-1116, will help you find local community resources in any area of the country, including meals, home care, transportation, etc

-Medicare www.medicare.gov Medicare coverage, new drug programs, 800-772-1213

-National Academy for Elder Law Attorneys www.naela.org Attorney locator service by city, state, or zip code.

-Senior Decision www.seniordecision.com Their mission is to help as many people as possible make decisions about home health, retirement living, assisted living, and nursing home options.

-Social Security Administration www.socialsecurity.gov

-Veterans Administration www.va.gov information on benefits and resources.