Geriatric Consultation Service Vantage Health System: Helping you provide the best care for your loved one.
Are you the 1 in 4 who has a relative who is growing older and showing signs of change? You are not alone. When an elderly family member exhibits changes that are uncharacteristic and affect their ability to maintain their independence and/or care for themselves, concern and confusion result. There are many unanswered questions. Vantage’s Geriatric Consultation Service is available to explore those questions and help you find the answers.
How we can help you:
Vantage Health System has a 30 year reputation for excellence in geriatric services. Building on that history, our experienced geriatric staff will share their expertise to advise you about the changes which occur during this stage of life and in making the best choices that help your loved one and your particular family situation.
You can expect us to:
*Evaluate your loved one’s needs
*Assess the changes.
*Explore with you the options for care.
*Assist in the referral and coordination of services.
*Provide counseling if necessary, to assist in understanding the changes which are occurring within the family and affect family members of every age.
Nancy Bortinger, MSW< LCSW< C-ASWCM
Director of Geriatric Services
2 Park Avenue
Dumont, NJ 07628
Phone: (201) 385-4400 x3086
Fax: (201) 384-7067
Hourly fee based service
Consultation can take place at our Dumont Office or at a more convenient location of family choice.
To provide comprehensive assessment, education and planning for elders and/or their families and to provide geriatric stage of life education to the community at large.
*Bergen County has the largest number of person’s age 60+ in the State New Jersey. Consequently, County leadership has recognized that a large group of baby boomer are finding themselves for the first time needing information to meet the care needs of their parents and prospectively, themselves.
*For National Senior Citizen Month in May 2006, County Executive Dennis Mc Nerney called for a focus on “quality life issues necessary for maintaining health and well being as one ages” and used the equation:
Vantage Health System: Quality Care for life’s challenges
In operation since 1957, Vantage Health System Inc., is a network of private, non-for-profit, community based services, programs and facilities. Our geriatric adult care program began in 1978 and has enjoyed a 30 year reputation of excellence in geriatric services. Vantage is committed to providing high quality comprehensive healthcare services while empowering individuals and families to achieve wellness.
Get in Touch:
For information or to schedule an appointment call (201) 385-4400 x3086.
Vantage Health System
Two Dumont Avenue
*Disclaimer: This information is taken directly off the Vantage Health System pamphlet. I have never used this service before so I have no opinion on it either yes or no to how the program works. Please call or email the above numbers to get more information from the company.