New Jersey Aging Care Manager Margo Tucker
Margo Tucker is an aging care manager in Englewood, New Jersey. Ms. Tucker has proven expertise in medical social work and geriatric care management. She earned a M.A. in Social Work from the University of Pennsylvania. As a result, she worked for the Office on Aging and Veterans Administration. Also, she worked at Mt. Sinai Hospital on discharge planning and lead the emergency unit for crisis intervention. In addition, she was resource coordinator for the social work department and supervisor of medical students in compassionate care.
Margo Tucker gives families the tools they need to be great caregivers. As a result, she believes in having practical, emotional and realistic conversations about what’s happening. As a geriatric care manager, Margo works to help the elderly and their families deal with anything from health and financial issues to housing to other emergencies. Furthermore, she and her colleagues specialize in chronic illness and mental health issues, such as depression and psychosis.
The majority of Tucker’s clients suffer from dementia, a condition that affects at least 5.8 million people in the U.S., according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Besides helping families understand the challenges of elder care, Tucker also seeks to encourage the greater community to learn more about the needs of the elderly. Tucker is just one of many people advocating for more comprehensive long-term care in the U.S. and buildings and neighborhoods that are more amenable to seniors and disabled individuals.
Practice Areas: Advocacy, Assessment, Care Management, Counseling, Guardianship/Conservatorship, Home Care.
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