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National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers Announce that May is National Geriatric Care Managers Month
Date:5/3/2013

and professionals informed as to the well-being and changing needs of the client, facilitating family meetings to discuss and help resolve concerns
  •     Social activities – identifying and coordinating opportunities for clients to engage in social, recreational, or cultural activities that enrich the quality of life
  •     Education - providing guidance around dementia care and a myriad of other topics related to aging
  •     Legal – referring to or consulting with elder law attorney, providing expert opinion for courts in determining level of care
  •     Financial– providing information about Federal and state entitlement programs and assisting with applications, referring to bill payer/fiduciary services, insurance coordination, accessing long term care benefits, partnering with trust officers and financial planners to meet client needs
  •     Safety and security – monitoring client at home, recommending technologies to add to security or safety, observing changes and potential risks of exploitation or abuse
  • Professional Geriatric Care Managers perform a comprehensive assessment and prepare a care plan tailored for each individual’s circumstances. They identify and engage local, cost-effective resources as needed.

    To find a professional geriatric care manager in your community please visit the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) website: http://www.caremanager.org and click on “Find a Care Manager”.

    About NAPGCM
    The National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) was formed in 1985 to advance dignified care for older adults and their families. Geriatric Care Managers are professionals who have extensive training and experience working with older people,
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