Carol Heape

Elder Options, Inc. 82 Main Street , Placerville , CA , 95667 , US (530) 626-6939 Toll Free (800) 336-1709 Business category:    Care Management, Home Caregiving Services, Home Monitoring, Respite Care- In Home
Area of coverage : Serving the greater Sacramento area, Lake Tahoe, and surrounding counties since 1988

Business Description:

Carol S. Heape, MSW, CMC , is Executive Director/ CEO of Elder Options, Inc. Ms. Heape established Elder Options in 1988 while attending graduate school and interning at the state capitol for the Aging and Long Term Care Committee. For 6 years Elder Options, Inc. was recognized as One of the Hundred Fastest Growing Companies in the Sacramento Region by the Sacramento Business Journal. Ms. Heape has written columns for statewide NASW Newsletter and an Ask a Care Manager newspaper column for more than 15 years.

Celebrating 25 years in 2013, the company has more than 75 employees – serves the entire Sacramento Region with offices in Folsom, Placerville and South Lake Tahoe, CA.  Providing care managed home care, Elder Options, Inc. also provides care coordination services under California Dept. Healthcare Services (Medi-Cal Waiver programs).

Ms. Heape has been a member of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) since 2000. She has her national certification (CMC) as a Certified Care Manager and is a Fellow of the Leadership Academy of NAPGCM. She served on the Western Chapter – NAPGCM for six years and as Vice President for two years.   She has been a member of the national NAPGCM Board for six years, having served as secretary and treasurer for that organization. She was awarded the B.J. Curry Spitler Award for community involvement in 2008 by the Western chapter and in 2011 was recognized by Western GCM as the Outstanding Chapter Member by receiving the Rose Kleiner Award.  She is also a member of NASW and American Society on Aging (ASA).


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