How can Professional Geriatric Care Managers help family caregivers?

The PGCM helps families solve problems, find ways to meet their own needs, and find ways to balance caregiving and work place demands.

Roles of a PGCM are:

  • Problem solver
  • Mediator
  • Resource coordinator
  • Goal keeper
  • Data collector
  • Services manager
  • HCPOA or Guardian
  • Negotiator
  • Advisor
  • Counselor
  • Consultant
  • Documenter
  • Advocate
  • Coordinator
  • Health and Long Term Care Insurance Claim facilitator
  • Reviewer of legal documents to refer to legal counsel as needed
  • On-Call 24/7 for support, safety, advice and reassurance.

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