What is Geriatric Care Management? Geriatric Care Management helps ensure that the system of care works at the optimal level for the individual needing assistance. Care Managers serve as your connection to community based services and professionals.
Some points to consider about Geriatric Care Management:Caring for elderly or disabled individuals requires a great deal of time and energy.Busy people need help in providing care so they can continue with their jobs and lives.The services of a Geriatric Care Manager gives you the freedom to deal with your day-to-day life, secure in the knowledge that appropriate and timely care is being provided.Care Managers serve as your connection to community based services and professionals who specialize in working with the elderly.We arrange for and monitor needed services so you don’t have to.We watch for changes in condition and update the services being provided to suit the current needs of the person.
Many of us can relate to some of the following situations: Your forgetful elderly sister lives alone in a distant town and she calls you several times a day – not remembering her previous phone calls. Your mother or father is recovering from a stroke and needs help in their home. Your spouse or loved ones have asked you to promise that you would never put them in a nursing home, but you have no idea of what else to do.
Golden Years Management is a Geriatric Care Management practice serving clients in Southwestern Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh and the surrounding area). We also provide service to clients anywhere in the U.S. through our participation in The National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers.
The Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of NAPGCM offers dignified care for the elderly, disabled, and dependent persons and their families, to maximize the independence and autonomy of our clients.
Golden Years Management can assist you and your family by: Conducting in-home assessments of people to determine what kinds of services they need.Screening, arranging and monitoring services to be used both inside and outside of the home.Suggesting referrals for financial, legal, medical, mental health, and housing issues. Acting as a liaison to enable local and out of town family members and friends to be informed about progress and changes. Assisting with moving a person to or from a personal residence, a nursing or personal care home, or a retirement complex. Offering emotional support and, if needed, referrals for counseling for both clients and family members.
We strive to ensure that the highest quality, most appropriate and cost-effective health and human services are used. We enable clients and their families to cope with the challenges of aging and/or disability. This helps the caregivers to continue with family and community responsibilities and maintain their own health and well-being.
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To schedule an appointment, call Randi Rubin at (724)339-0281 or send E-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org