IKOR - Life Care Management for Seniors and Individuals with Disabilities

A Collaborative Approach for Quality Care and Optimal Life

IKOR Life Management Services is a client-centered approach to assist in planning, assuring safety, dignity, and caring for anyone facing aging or disability-related concerns.

A collaborative approach leads to clarity in the next steps, with the goal of ensuring quality care and optimal life.  Your team will include registered nurses (we call them RN Patient Advocates), social workers/licensed professional counselors (we call them Personal Need Coordinators) as well as legal and financial professionals (we call them Financial Advocates) who combine their knowledge to address care and routine living concerns of our clients.

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Our support helps to reduce worry, stress, and to limit the time-consuming research and the interpersonal conflict that comes with not knowing how to proceed.

A Fiduciary Standard of Care is followed in all circumstances: which means all recommendations are based on the best interest of the client, we do not accept referral fees, when focusing on a client’s best interest, family dynamics get resolved and we are an unbiased third party

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How Can We Help Support You?

Medical Advocacy & Life Management

Through our Life Management Advocacy Plans, IKOR Advocates are able to gain a comprehensive view of our client’s life and make objective recommendations to help them maintain or improve their quality of life.

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Disability Advocacy

Our goal is to understand the client’s needs, obtain the best possible care, educate families, and alter living arrangements, when necessary, to provide the client with the best opportunity for success. We act as mental health advocates, physical limitation advocates and intellectual disability advocates.

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Fiduciary Services

IKOR operates in a fiduciary capacity. We are fully insured through Lloyds of London and carry all General Liability and Fiduciary Business coverage. We are also bondable and we utilize employees exclusively to handle business affairs, never independent contractors.

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Life Care Planning

This service is facilitated by a Certified Life Care Planner or a Certified Nurse Life Care Planner and supported by a team of highly skilled professionals who are specialists in implementing life care plans and life management services for seniors & disabled individuals with and without catastrophic injuries and illnesses.

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Concierge Services

As we support our clients with IKOR Life Management Services, we know that long before someone needs assistance with caring for themselves, with Activities of Daily Living (ADL’s), they tend to have trouble navigating some of the of their Instrumental Activities of Daily Living (IADL’s).

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Life Enhancement Specialist

The services provided by our Life Enhancement Specialist do not include any personal care activities. IKOR Life Enhancement Specialists focus more on Instrumental Activities of Daily Living that are not already addressed by our IKOR Advocacy team or other service providers like Home Care. Learn More >>

How We Differ From Other Care Providers

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Who We Support


As a trusted advisor to seniors, individuals with disabilities, and their families, eventually most professionals reach a point when they recognize are at the limit of their expertise. Working with IKOR of Western Pennsylvania you can stay within your areas of expertise and rely on our professional team to help you meet the care and routine living concerns that your clients bring to you.


For single seniors who don’t have children, or couple’s whose children live at a distance, they can feel vulnerable without support as they age. From routine bill pay to helping you plan for long term care and safety, our services have brought immeasurable peace of mind to individuals throughout Western Pennsylvania.


Families contact us to help manage medical appointments, deliver in-home care services, coordinate and oversee home repair, and many other areas. Our professionals address these needs for your loved ones in person and through emerging life care technology.

Case Studies

Woman Mental-health

Helping Professionals

Client Summary: Erica is a 57-year-old single woman, living alone, with Schizoaffective Disorder, and diabetes. Erica’s Trustee worries she might be vulnerable in a mental health emergency or that she could become a victim of undue influence. Erica doesn’t have a close family member to support her.


Helping Individuals

Client Summary: Charlene is a 78-year-old widow who recognizes an executive functioning problem as she is trying to downsize her home. She’s not sure how to address her concerns. She has children, her daughter lives in Columbus, and her son lives in Ontario, Canada but she doesn’t want to be a burden on them.

Carl Case Study

Helping Families

Client Summary: Carl is an 87-year-old widower who lives alone in a rather large home. Carl thinks he’s doing well, but he needs help with paying bills. Carl’s son lives in the Washington DC area and agrees Carl needs help paying bills and doing his taxes. His son is concerned that he won’t be able to get to his father in an emergency

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