FAQ

Geriatric Care Manager are aging experts, providing answers at a time of uncertainty. Their direction leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love. Our guidance and the confidence instilled in you by a Geriatric Care Manager greatly reduces worry, stress and time off of work for family members.

​Whether you’re looking to stay independent in your own home or ensuring your loved one’s every need is tended to long-term, Geriatric Care Managers can help in a variety ways. Here’s how we can provide affordable help for aging parents and loved ones:

  • Housing – helping families evaluate and select appropriate level of housing or residential options
  • Medical management – attending doctor appointments, facilitating communication between doctor, client, and family. Monitoring if a client is adhering to medical instructions and medication regimen
  • Communication – keeping family members and professionals informed as to the well-being and changing needs of the client
  • Social activities – utilizing community resources to help engage our clients socially and recreationally
  • Legal – provide referral when necessary or consulting with an elder law attorney
  • Financial – may include reviewing or overseeing bill paying or consulting with accountant or client’s Power of Attorney
  • Entitlements –connecting families to local programs for state or Federal assistance
  • Safety and security – monitoring the client at home; recommending technologies to add to security or safety; observing changes and potential risks of exploitation or abuse
  • Long-distance care – coordinating the care of a loved one for families that live at a distance; including crisis management
  • People with Physical or Developmental Disabilities (e.g. Down’s Syndrome, Autism, or Asperger’s Syndrome)
  • People suffering from Alzheimer’s or Dementia
  • Brain Injury
  • People with Parkinson’s
  • Mental Health Problems
  • Chronic or Serious Illnesses of any type
  • The person you are caring for has limited or no family support
  • Your family is seeking direction about available services for your loved one
  • You or a loved one is no longer able to live safely or independently in their current environment
  • Your family is overwhelmed or confused about care solutions.
  • Your family has limited time and/or expertise in dealing with your loved ones’ chronic care needs
  • The person you are caring for is confused about their financial and/or legal situation
  • You live at a distance from your loved one
  • 24/7 availability
  • We always keep you informed, making sure you are aware and a part of all our decisions
  • Personalized and compassionate services
  • Serve as a liaison to encourage communication between physicians, healthcare providers and family
  • We work with an excellent team of social workers and nurses to ensure quality of care
  • We are a recognized member of ALCA an always follow ALCA’s Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics.

Traditional medical insurance and Medicare do not cover Geriatric Care Management services, but long-term care insurance policies may cover some services. In addition, some employee assistance programs may cover Geriatric Care Managers as a benefit.