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About Care NOLA

Meet Rachel


Rachel Lazarus Eriksen, LCSW-BACS, graduated from the Tulane University School of Social Work in 2007 and has been working with seniors, adults with disabilities, and their families in various capacities throughout her career as a social worker.

She has worked in both the hospital setting and community based settings, helping seniors and their families navigate their options in real time, as their needs evolve.

Rachel supports and guides families through difficult conversations and develops specialized plans designed to ensure clients are safe, well cared for and have quality of life as they age.

In addition to her professional experience, Rachel has worked with her parents and in-laws to assist in care planning for four grandparents which include various diagnoses (dementia, Alzheimer’s, UTI, Vasovagal syncope, heart disease, etc.) and care levels (Assisted Living, Memory Care, In home care, Nursing home, Hospice). 

Rachel Lazarus Eriksen, LCSW-BACS

Licensures, Certifications and Memberships:

  • Social Work License #10045

  • Board Approved Clinical Supervisor 

  • Certified Dementia Practitioner

  • Aging Life Care Professional®


AGING LIFE CARETM is a trademark of the Aging Life Care Association®. Only ALCA Members are authorized to use this term to identify their services.
AGING LIFE CARE PROFESSIONAL®, AGING LIFE CARE MANAGER®, and AGING LIFE CARE SPECIALIST® are trademarks of the Aging Life Care Association®. It is an indication of membership in ALCA, and only ALCA Members are authorized to use this term.

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Our Mission

Throughout her career, Rachel's mission has been to help families through challenging times by formulating a plan that always places quality of life at the forefront. As a professional member of the Aging Life Care Association, she helps families navigate the intricacies of senior care, saving families money and time, and lowering stress to allow for quality time together. 


Rachel helps families navigate their options in real time, as their needs evolve. She assesses and makes specialized recommendations for care based on the needs of each individual and family. Her services include guidance on home-based services versus residential care options, focusing not only on the pros and cons of each, but also on affordability and the range of options within each category. She also helps clients understand  the role of Medicare, Medicaid and Long Term Care Insurance. 


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