To Make Your Home More Livable for an Elderly Person

Posted on April 2, 2014 by - Safety Assessments

Another service that Golden Years Management (GYM) provides is an assessment to determine what type of equipment is needed to enable an elderly and/or disabled person to continue to live in their home. As a concerned family member, friend, or professional working with a person, you may have questions about what is available to someone… Read more »


Providing Assistance to Your Aging Relative

Posted on April 2, 2014 by - Why Choose Golden Years Management

Golden Years Management Providing Assistance to Your Aging Relative It is sometimes difficult to care for an aging family member if you have a job, children or other responsibilities. Often times, a person feels torn between their aging relative who needs assistance and work, school or other family responsibilities. Many people do not have the… Read more »


Growing Old – Lottie’s Story

Posted on April 2, 2014 by - The Challenges of Aging

Growing Old I am a 41 year old woman with aging relatives. My parents are 74 and 79. Luckily, they are healthy both mentally and physically. My parents are still able to drive and participate in any activity they choose. My mother’s sister, Beth, who is 81, is not so lucky. Beth never married. She… Read more »


Providing Peace of Mind

Posted on April 2, 2014 by - Why Choose Golden Years Management

Providing Peace of Mind Can you relate to 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 the home. Your brother has Alzheimer’s Disease… Read more »


GCM Services

Posted on April 2, 2014 by - Why Choose Golden Years Management

SERVICES Each GCM provides different services depending upon their background and experience. Before hiring a GCM it is important to find out if that person provides the type of services you need. The following is a list of services that a GCM can provide: Conduct in-home or telephone assessments to identify problems and need for… Read more »


Getting Older is Not Easy

Posted on April 2, 2014 by - The Challenges of Aging

I am the youngest of three children. I will be 50 in November and my siblings are 58 and 62. My parents are 83 and 88. I am a Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) so you would think that I would always have patience and understanding when it comes to my parents. I am sad to… Read more »


Are you over 40?

Posted on April 2, 2014 by - Trends in Aging

Are you over 40? Do you have parents who are aging not so gracefully? Life can be very hectic, especially if you are taking care of aging parents along with your other responsibilities. You may be prepared to handle the pressures associated with children and a career, but when you put an aging parent into… Read more »