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Senior Care Manager

Are you worried about an elderly parent, grandparent, or other loved one who may need the assistance of a senior care manager?  They can help you if these are some of your concerns if your aging parent or loved one:

  • May be having difficulty performing everyday tasks such as taking medications, self-care, shopping, preparing meals, bill paying, driving, etc.
  • May have Parkinson’s Disease, Alzheimer’s, or another dementia.
  • Has lost interest in social activities or hobbies.
  • Forgets appointments or events.
  • Has had a personality change.
  • Has had frequent falls, trips to the ER, or recent hospital stays.
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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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