National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers



Adult children want their parents to have the best possible care and attention. Providing care for an elderly parent can be deeply rewarding. It can also be emotionally stressful, physically exhausting, and financially draining. The demands on the caregiver can take a toll on their health, career, and relationships.

Aging Life Care™ Specialists , also known as Geriatric Care Managers, are professionals in the fields of social work, gerontology, and nursing services for seniors as well as individuals with disabilities. We assist the individual and their families in planning, arranging, and monitoring appropriate care for frail, elderly, and disabled people.

Our staff members understand every situation is unique. We have many years of education and experience in dealing with numerous families with special circumstances, allowing us to combine our knowledge and awareness to open more possibilities in dealing with your loved one. Our connections to professionals and programs in the Inland Empire are extensive, allowing us to provide pointers and resources that are used to assist our clients to obtain the highest level of care and entitlements.

An Aging Life Care Manager Is

A Geriatric Care Manager (GCM) is a professional RN, Gerontologist, or Social Worker, who has a specialized knowledge and experience related to elder care issues. The GCM is an advocate for medical, physical and safety needs of the client. The GCM meets directly with family, elderly client, conservator and other legal or health professionals. A team of GCMs conducts a comprehensive assessment to determine the status and needs of the individual. From this, the GCM develops a list of specific concerns and recommendations to address care needs, including the options for care that best fit the situation. The GCM then works with the family and client to resolve issues and develop an individualized plan of care.

The Geriatric Care Manager assists the elderly in maintaining their maximum functional potential. Geriatric Care Managers are experienced in gerontology and are able to guide and provide resources for families of older adults and others with chronic needs, including helping those exhibiting symptoms of dementia.