Balancing the Need for Care with the Need for Independence

Introduction We all agree that it is a tough situation to go through – deciding if and when your loved ones need outside assistance. Sometimes that decision is almost made for you if an acute crisis triggers the need for help. Often times, though, the need is of a less acute or more subtle nature. […]

How Do I Select a Geriatric Care Manager For My Parents?

Introduction – Why not just rely upon the government to protect us through regulation? Most people believe that the state of California licenses and oversees professional Geriatric Care Managers (“GCMs”). After all, California regulates everything , doesn’t it? Well, not in the case of professional Geriatric Care Managers. California does not provide any type of licensing, […]

What is Geriatric Care Management?

Introduction First of all, let’s deal with the name itself, “Geriatric Care Management”. To tell the truth, we don’t really like the term “Geriatric Care Management”.  After all, what client wants to be thought of as: Geriatric? Needing care? Needing to be managed? Nonetheless, the term is an industry standard and so for now we’ll […]

Assisted Living for Seniors with Alzheimer’s

3 Ways Assisted Living Helps Residents with Alzheimer’s Taking care of a loved one who has dementia can be difficult, considering all the time and energy required to give proper and adequate attention. Fortunately, assisted living can help. Living with Dementia: An Overview According to the latest data gathered by the Alzheimer’s Association, it is […]

How to Promote Healthy Aging for Seniors

Living a Healthy Lifestyle as you Age September is Healthy Aging month, so we’re providing healthy aging tips for seniors. As we age it can be difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle, but even as we age, it’s possible to stay active, eat healthy, and keep mentally strong. Healthy aging can also help prevent postpone […]

Avoiding the Dangers of Loneliness for the Elderly

How the Elderly can Avoid Loneliness As the world becomes more and more accessible to all, and relocation becomes a common theme for aspiring young professionals, kids, grandkids, and other relatives often move hundreds or thousands of miles away. While this may have a profound impact on a child’s career trajectory, long term educational benefits […]