11
Aug

Health Coaching – Sara’s story

Sara, 89, was recently discharged from hospital and subsequently a rehabilitation facility following a fall in her apartment which had resulted in facial fractures and broken ribs. Lucy, Sara’s daughter, was present during the visit with coach Traci. Althou...

11
Aug

Health Coaching – Helen’s story

Following a cancer diagnosis, Helen, 68, a former education counselor at the University of Arkansas, moved to California to be closer to her son and daughter. She was recently hospitalized for pain on her left side and a fever, which were determined to be t...

11
Aug

Health Coaching – Sandy’s story

67 year-old Sandy has multiple sclerosis and is unable to walk. She spends most of her time in a hospital bed or a wheelchair. She is supported by her three daughters, Clare, Chloe and Carol, with most of her direct care being provided by Clare, with whom s...

11
Aug

Health Coaching – Aida’s story

Aida, 68, has been diagnosed with anxiety and depression. She was admitted to hospital after a hyperglycemic episode and a panic attack brought about by concern over a forthcoming home move. Although Aida is able to walk without assistance coach Traci noted...

11
Aug

Health Coaching – Henry’s story

Henry, 72, has recently been diagnosed with Guillain-Barré syndrome. As a person who is very used to being independent and taking care of others, the diagnosis has hit Henry particularly hard. He lives with his ex-wife Betty in a one bedroom apartment. Alth...

11
Aug

Health coaching – Eduardo’s story

Eduardo, 88, lives with his wife, daughter and her middle school aged children in an apartment building in Santa Monica. He was recently hospitalized due to a blood clot in his abdomen and has severe swelling in his legs, which makes walking difficult. Edua...

11
Aug

Health Coaching – Lily’s story

Lilly, 78, lives with her daughter and son-in-law in a comfortable home, with her own private bedroom and bathroom. Formerly a minister for a Church of Religious Science, she receives regular visits from family, and has a twice-weekly caregiver to provide a...

11
Aug

Health Coaching – Marco’s story

A former bartender, Marco, 78, was recently released from hospital following symptoms of a UTI. Coach Priscilla conducted a medication review, a psycho-social assessment and a home safety review. She recommended to Marco that grab bars be installed in the s...

11
Aug

Health Coaching – Naoko’s story

88 year-old Naoko was hospitalized for gastro-intestinal bleeding and has a heart condition. She lives alone in a house in Culver City. Her daughter, who usually lives in Paris, France, has been staying with her since she was discharged. She also has two ot...