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This article was provided by the National Care Planning Council. Each monthly article is written to help families recognize the need for long term care planning and to help implement that planning. All aging people, regardless of current health, should have a long term care plan.


The Value of Geriatric Care Management Services

June 5, 2017

Also known as Care Management or Aging Care Management, a Geriatric Care Manager represents a growing service offering support to adult children who need outside assistance with care and personal management for their aging parents who live close by or far away. These adult children are are often employed and engaged with raising their own families. Looking after their parents has become difficult to do on their own.

Care managers are particularly useful in helping aging seniors find their way through the maze of long-term care services and issues . Here is a list of what a care manager might do...

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Previous Articles

2015 October 19 What to Do When an Aging Loved One Dies
2015 September 18 How Elder Law Can Help You
2015 August 4 Home, the Desired Setting for Elder Care
2015 July 20 Is Medicaid Planning Ethical?
2015 June 25 Fall Prevention and Coping after a Fall
2015 May 5 Vietnam and PTSD - 40 Years Later
2015 April 17 VA Is Looking for Authority from Congress to Institute a 3 Year Look Back and Penalty for Veterans Pension
2015 April 10 Proposed Legislation for Look Back and Penalty for VA Veterans Pension - The Rise and Fall of the Pension Poachers
2015 March 27 Mesothelioma Facts: What the Elderly Need to Know
2015 February 23 Life Insurance and Life Settlements
2015 February 6 What is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer's Disease?
2015 January 7 Avoiding Slips and Falls In Bad Weather
2014 December 16 Enlighten Your Season: Advice for Caregivers of the Elderly
2014 November 17 There is a New Vaccine Recommendation for Adults Age 65 and Older
2014 October 15 Advanced Directives, Fiduciaries, Guardianship, and Power of Attorney
2014 August 25 10 Tips to Keep in Mind While Helping Aging Parents
2014 July 30 Guide to Long Term Care Planning
2014 June 25 Understanding the Issues Facing Aging Seniors
2014 May 6 Growing Problem Facing Seniors: Reduced Spending Power
2014 April 10 Caring for Your Grandchildren
2014 March 25 Living Arrangements for Aging Seniors
2014 February 17 Preserving Assets and Transferring Assets to the Next Generation
2014 January 17 Care Management Advice
2013 December 30 Holiday Caregiver Burnout
2013 December 6 The Beginning of the End-Of-Life Planning
2013 November 11 Holiday Blues - Depression among the Elderly
2013 October 24 Medicare Open Enrollment Starts October 15
2013 October 17 Home Repair Loan and Grant Program
2013 October 9 Speak Out Against Elder Abuse

The National Care Planning Council (NCPC) has been publishing monthly articles on eldercare, Medicaid, Medicare, Veterans Benefits for Seniors, and Long Term Care since 2006. To access these articles please visit the NCPC's Planning for Eldercare Articles page.


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