How geriatric care managers can help
Last updated 6/12/2008 at Noon
Planning for a major life transition is very difficult for everyone. As the social and medical landscapes have changed, it is easy for people to feel baffled when they most need to be decisive.
Most can anticipate at least 10 years when they may be dependent on others for their daily activities after they retire. Quite a number will be asked to make decisions for their loved ones, which cause them discomfort: a child for a parent, an able spouse for a partner who is disabled.
A geriatric care manager can help by providing:
• Professional assessments, including the evaluation of current...