Caring for an aging loved one in Israel can be complex and overwhelming
We can help
Personalized Care Management for Seniors in Israel
As a parent or senior loved one ages, it can be overwhelming to address their changing health care and day-to-day needs, especially in times of crisis or if you live far away. At B’Lev Shalem, our Care Managers ensure that seniors in Israel receive all the help and support they need, relieving family members of stress and worry. Short-term or long-term, we’ll be by your side every step of the way.
Ongoing Care Management
Caregiving is a marathon. To succeed, you need a professional plan and ongoing support to follow it. Our Care Managers are creative problem-solvers and expert care-navigators; we know how to anticipate and address the challenges that lay ahead. Whether you need someone “on the ground” in Israel or just want the very best for your parents, you can count on us.
When a crisis hits, things happen fast. Suddenly you need to navigate the medical system, coordinate a hospital discharge, battle Bituach Leumi or find the best home care. You can count on our compassionate Care Managers to address you needs right away, set up a plan to move forward, and be there for you as long as you need.
Aliyah & Returning Citizens Support
When an elderly loved one is making Aliyah, careful planning is key to navigating a complex system of medical care, home care and benefits. We can help. Our senior Aliyah Specialist will provide you with personalized guidance on pre-move preparations, transitioning to Israel and more.
Planning for Aging
Most people desire to age in place, staying in their own home and community as long as possible. Making informed decisions ahead of time will give you greater control over your long-term independence and quality of life. It will also help your loved ones support you the way YOU want. It can be hard to get started, but we’re here to help.
When To Call A Professional Care Manager
You live too far away to provide essential “hands on” help.
There is a crisis that requires fast, knowledge-based decision-making.
Your parent refuses help, and you're concerned about his or her safety and well-being.
The care situation is complex such as Alzheimer’s, dementia or Parkinson’s disease.
Family members can’t agree, creating an obstacle for providing meaningful care.
You are overwhelmed trying to balance the needs of your family, your parents and your career.
Navigating the Israeli system is difficult because you don’t speak Hebrew.
The Blog from the Heart
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Hear From Our Clients
“I truly do not know what we would have done without Rachel’s support and assistance. Sharon, you and your team have clearly and indelibly demonstrated both the need for the service and its worth, for which we will be forever grateful.”
“Thanks so much for everything Kaila! I am so relieved that we connected with you and the team. You are like having a relative here in Israel. We know why they call it B’Lev Shalem!”
“Avigail, I just wanted to thank you for all your efforts in helping me with my mom. I really appreciate it! We wouldn’t be settled here so happily without your guidance and assistance…you are just amazing, and I cannot thank you enough.”
“Miriam, we all want to thank you again for all that you have done for our mother. Especially these last few days. We could not have managed without you.”
“I so very much appreciated having Avigail with me at both hospitals. She was so supportive. I shall always remember her kindness, with much appreciation for all that was done for us.”
“Rachel, it is clear that your level of professionalism, sensitivity, understanding and patience is exactly what our parents need!”
“I’m so impressed and grateful for the level of service B’Lev Shalem has provided for B. through Kaila’s insightful, caring, energetic, and knowledgeable case management. Kaila has been wonderful at keeping me informed and B. moving in the right direction. She makes all the difference, and B. and I look forward to her ongoing involvement.”
“Avigail has been an incredible help to me and my mother. I am so happy I found her and Blev Shalem.”
“Rachel, I just wanted you to know how much we appreciated all the assistance you provided with regard to our mother’s care. Although I was initially skeptical that much could be done to improve the difficult situation, your efforts proved the contrary.”
“It was always easy to talk to you and I felt that we could relate as family friends would. In short, you were of tremendous help in a very difficult and emotional time. I say this not only for myself but also for my brother and the entire family. I hope to, and look forward to, remaining in touch in the future.”
“Thanks so much for all you did to help our father in his Aliyah to Israel. If ever I know someone whose elderly family members are making Aliyah I will IMMEDIATELY refer them to B’Lev Shalem.”
“I have worked with B’lev Shalem for the past two years. Have referred clients to them and then worked together with them in the management of the clients. They are professional and caring and really go the extra mile. They understand the real meaning of care management. I highly recommend them.”
“Just wanted to thank you and your team for everything you do in support of my father and our family. Rachel is an angel from heaven!”
“Kaila, your advice and help were exactly what we needed. I hope we don’t need your help again, but I know where to find you. :)”