Do I really need a Professional Geriatric Care Manager? When considering engaging the services of a Professional Geriatric Care Manager, you should evaluate whether you have the time, inclination, knowledge, or skills to manage the multitude of challenges of geriatric care.
Questions you may wish to consider: Are the problems that you or your loved one's facing is becoming larger and more complex than you can comfortably and realistically manage? Are the demands and responsibilities now so great that you are not able to provide the desired level of supervision and attention to your loved one’s problems and needs?
Could you and your family members benefit from the guidance of an expert in the aging field and network?
Is your family either "burned out", "sandwiched with other repsonbilities/work/family", or confused about care options and solutions?
Does the person that you are caring for have limited or no family support?
Do you live out of town and need a local advocate and advisor for your loved one?
Does the person you are caring for able to live safely in his/her current environment and/or require advocacy and expertise in making care decisions?
Is your family at odds regarding care decisions and in need of direction in dealing with escalating issues and concerns?
Often times it is the adult children of aging parents that use our services to find solutions to their immediate short term and long-term care needs. Our services are especially helpful for families living out of state and those juggling careers, children and other life responsibilities. If you feel your loved one could benefit from an intial consultation, please call us to learn more about our services and expertise and to answer any questions that you may have.