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Geriatric Care Management

A professional Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) is a health and human services specialist who helps families who are caring for older relatives. The GCM is trained and experienced in any of several fields related to senior care management, including nursing, gerontology, social work, or psychology. Following are some of the responsibilities of Geriatric Care Management:

  • Conduct care-planning assessments to identify problems and to provide solutions.
  • Screen, arrange, and monitor in-home help or other services, including assistance in hiring a qualified caregiver for home care.
  • Provide short- or long-term eldercare assistance for those engaged in local or long distance caregiving.
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