It is critical for our elderly loved ones to receive the right amount of nutrition, medication, rest, and medical supervision, especially when they fight any acute or chronic illness. Geriatric care supervision is a preventive, proactive approach to healthcare for older adults that reduce the risk of hospitalization and healthcare costs, through planning, cost control and supervision of daily needs.
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GCM helps in guiding the elderly and their caregivers in making tough decisions especially with regard to housing, elder healthcare, and in-home care.
With an array of solutions available for eldercare, families often have a tough time choosing the most suitable and cost-effective one for the specific needs of their loved one. Geriatric care managers aid families in choosing the right plan for their needs. They can recommend the kind of services that would be required for each elder and help find the least expensive ones too.
Geriatric care management services broadly encompass:
Guiding elders and families to navigate through the complex medical and social service systems.
Assessment and monitoring, planning and problem-solving, education and advocacy, and providing the all-important assistance to caregivers be it short-term or ongoing
Personalized services designed specifically to meet the needs of the elderly clients and their loved ones
Coaching the family and caregivers in coping with the need of the elders.