Ok here’s a thought: If you are not a Caregiver already, you most likely will be one some day (whether remote or in the same town as your parent or grandparent)… so let that sink in.
Therefore, it’s important to understand what a Geriatric Care Manager is and how this will help you tremendously as well as help the Senior in your life! Simply put, a geriatric care manager is usually a licensed nurse or social worker who specializes in geriatrics, and is a sort of “professional relative” who can help you and your family identify needs and find ways to meet your needs. This especially can be helpful if family members life far apart from their parents or grandparents. There are sites to help find Geriatric Care Managers across the country, such as Eldercare Locator (https://eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Index.aspx) and the Aging Life Care Association (https://www.aginglifecare.org/) as well.
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