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Age Smart Advocates, LLC
Lead Advocate or Care Manager's Name
Stephanie Martirani
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San Francisco Bay Area, California, including the East Bay (Contra Costa & Alameda counties), North Bay (Marin, Napa, & Sonoma counties), South Bay, Silicon Valley, Palo Alto, Peninsula (Santa Clara & San Mateo counties) and Northern California. Supporting other areas remotely via video call, email, text.

Patient Advocate & Aging Ally

Confused by a new diagnosis?

Worried about your aging parents?

Struggling for answers to questions?

Overwhelmed with information?

Exhausted from trying to do it all on your own?

We Navigate the Healthcare System & Eldercare Options with you every step of the way. 

Some of the ways we can help:

  • Medical Appointment, Hospital, Skilled Nursing Facility, Rehab Facility Support – Accompany to appointments to ensure the continuity of information and encourage compliance with instructions, Request and attend care plan meetings to facilitate communication and care.
  • Housing and Care Transitions, Eldercare, Aging Life Care, Dementia – Provide guidance with housing and care transitions, assisted living, or dementia care.
  • Family Support – Your eyes and ears to relay information, facilitate needs, and help address concerns when your family can’t be there. Adult Children with Aging Parents? Let us be there for you
  • Chronic Medical Conditions – Help implement a system to keep track of specialists, tests, medications, & treatments received and Assist with record-keeping to aid in remembering which doctor knows what
  • Navigating Local Community Resources & connect with qualified support programs
  • End of Life Planning – Provide resources to prepare advance healthcare directives, healthcare power of attorney, DNR, POLST & Assist with sharing your wishes with those you designate, & your medical team, enabling them to know & honor your wishes

Age Smart Advocates is based in Walnut Creek, CA, but we travel throughout the East Bay & San Francisco Bay Area, including Oakland, San Jose, Palo Alto, and other areas as needed. Virtual support is also available via video call.

We have worked with adults of various ages. We specialize in the challenges aging brings, but are certified in patient advocacy for any age.  

Peace of mind starts by contacting us today!

Email Stephanie@AgeSmartAdvocates.com or Call/Text 925-471-6060

Experience: I have worked in private, independent practice for
2 to 5 years
Experience: I have provided patient support and assistance for
More than 5 years
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  • Age Smart Advocates, LLC
  • Age Smart Advocates, LLC
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Ratings

Stephanie provided such excellent service to my family when we needed it most. My Dad was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer which came as a shock to us, and the amount of coordination required for his care was overwhelming. Stephanie is extremely knowledgeable and comfortable with navigating the hospital and skilled nursing facility world. Stephanie diligently sought out information and advocated for our dad at every turn. Stephanie’s expertise made us feel we were better equipped at understanding my dad’s treatment, the resources available to us and ensuring there was oversight at all times. Stephanie seemed to be working around the clock to provide updates to us which brought us such peace of mind. I can’t recommend Stephanie enough.

Kristen Kitts | February 26, 2022

We came across Stephanie at a time when we were overwhelmed and frustrated with dealing with the Kaiser system for my father who had been diagnosed with brain cancer. Half the battle in getting information regarding care decisions is persistent and assertive follow up but between my sister and mom, we were at our wits end trying to get answers or necessary actions. In steps Stephanie who knows her way around the system and can take all of that on for you. She is compassionate, patient, thoughtful, organized and has great experience and advice. We literally do not know how we would have made it through our experience dealing with my father’s care without Stephanie. I cannot recommend her enough.

Andrea Lee | February 15, 2022

If you need a professional to help guide you through a medical or health care event Stephanie is the person you should call first. I was preparing for heart surgery and realized I was focusing my limited energy on the preparation but had not considered my post-surgery care needs. I ‘d heard about health care advocates and their work but I had never needed the service. I knew now was the time. After talking with Stephanie she agreed to help me find a home care agency, make arrangements and all on a tight schedule. She went above and beyond and recognized other hospitalization and post-surgery needs that I hadn’t anticipated making the transition home easier. If you’re looking for a calm steady presence to help manage one time or ongoing health care needs don’t hesitate to contact Stephanie.

Melissa | August 31, 2020

Thank you could never be enough to express our families strong and heartfelt gratitude for your support with our mother. When we engaged your services, it was for help with doctors’ visits and follow through. With your help we saw our mother had a strong advocate at every visit. Your meticulous notes after each visit, follow through with getting additional appts scheduled and attended was beyond anything we could have asked for. Every interaction with you was always professional, pleasant, and provided us with tremendous peace of mind. We had no way of knowing at our first visit you would help us through our mother’s end of life journey. Your care and concern helped us all feel she was getting the best possible care. As sad a time as we were experiencing, I came to look forward to your calls as a welcome reprieve from my heavy hearts. In addition to the knowledge, education and experience you bring to the situation you are an easy person to talk with. Having you help our family was the best decision we ever made. I can only hope others will find you and be able to experience the same. I will ALWAYS refer our friends in the Bay Area to you. There is no better advocate for anyone than you!

Kristi Wyles | June 18, 2020

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