The term geriatric care manager is relatively new, but more and more is starting to become a term that families and individual caregivers search for to help find resources to care for elderly loved ones. Geriatric care managers come in many shapes and forms from a “professional granddaughter” or “professional grandson” all the way up to a fully licensed nurse or social worker who specializes in geriatrics who can help you and your family to identify needs and find ways to meet your needs of caring for aging family members.
AgingCare.io is dedicated to helping caregivers find resources in their local communites and to make their daily life easier. Here is a link to an article on Geriatric Care Managers published by the National Institue On Aging that provide more information on this rapidly emerging trend and provides further access to long-term care plan and find the services you may need.
Geriatric care managers can be especially helpful when family members live far apart. If you’d like to find a Geriatric Care Manager in your area, please visit our Geriatric Care Manager Search For Families tool or feel free to contact us and we will be happy to help you find the resources you need.