At IKOR of the Carolinas, we handle the details of life and simplify the complexities of aging so our clients can focus on the activities they enjoy and spending time with family and friends. Our client-centered approach goes beyond traditional case management. Using a medically-based approach, our Registered Nurse Advocates and Personal Needs Coordinators identify and facilitate the delivery of essential medical, life care, and in-home care services. Our experienced life care management team can help manage the medical, financial and personal aspects of one’s life.
Dale Lyles, Managing Director
Dale Lyles is the Managing Director of IKOR of The Western Carolinas, a company that provides healthcare and financial advocacy, medical and special needs management, and professional guardianship for seniors and the disabled, particularly those with special needs.
He brings 25 years of management experience in the healthcare industry, providing oversight management to community hospitals, a continuing care retirement community and a skilled nursing facility. He has worked extensively with hospitals, physicians, nurses, social workers, discharge planners and home care providers to ensure clients’ lives are enhanced in a safe environment.
Dale has long held a passion for helping seniors and children, recognizing that each group can become vulnerable and need assistance.
Registered Nurse Advocates
Our Registered Nurse Advocates are highly experienced professionals with supervisory or management experience in the nursing field. Registered Nurse Advocates have received specialized training giving them a unique understanding of patient advocacy. They help our clients and their families navigate the complex and fragmented healthcare system.
Personal Needs Coordinators
Our Personal Needs Coordinators are experienced professionals who provide guidance, planning, oversight, and implementation of the plans designed to focus on our client’s important life challenges. Personal Needs Coordinators act as an independent, objective party to help make decisions that are in the best interest of our client. From helping the client find an appraiser for antiques or jewelry to helping them liquidate assets or getting quotes and bids for home modifications and repairs, our Personal Needs Coordinators is ready to help our clients make informed decisions.