Care Managers  –  Professional

When a loved one needs assistance with normal activities of daily living (such as bathing, dressing, managing medications, preparing meals, etc.), it is often difficult for family members to know what kind of care is most appropriate and where to find reliable caregivers, particularly if their loved one lives more than a few hours away.A geriatric care manager can help relieve family members of much of the burden. This elder care professional is trained in geriatrics, social work, nursing or counseling. He or she will conduct a thorough patient assessment to identify needs and develop an appropriate plan of care. For additional fees, local elder care managers can also screen and supervise professional caregivers; coordinate medical care; pay bills; and act as a liaison with families. They can also screen and supervise other qualified people to help with housekeeping, laundry, shopping, maintenance and repairs; review applicable financial and legal issues and offer referrals to geriatric specialists; and assist with a change of living arrangements.
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Professional Geriatric Care Managers National Association of
Professional Geriatric Care Managers
This is the major national association of health care professionals who oversee long-term care arrangements needed by older people. Their Web site includes a locator to find care managers near the patient.
Seniorlink Seniorlink
Seniorlink provides aging parents with the help they need to live right where they want to live — in their own homes. A Seniorlink Care Manager starts by meeting with your family and conducting a comprehensive assessment that determines the strengths, needs and preferences of your parent.The result of this assessment is a report with recommendations that allow Seniorlink to develop a detailed care plan of customized solutions ready for implementation. This plan will include a range of services that make for a safe, healthy, enriching, independent lifestyle for your parent. Services may include coordinating and monitoring home health services, household maintenance and repairs, lawn care, snow removal, meal preparation, grocery delivery and transportation solutions.Note: Seniorlink has a marketing arrangement with Caregivers Marketplace. If you first join Caregivers Marketplace (it's free!), you'll be eligible for discounts on Seniorlink's services.
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