How to Create an Enrollment Packet for Your Geriatric Care Management Business

Build Trust by Making it Client Focused!

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Are you struggling to create an enrollment packet for your geriatric care management practice? In today’s article, I want to discuss how to create an enrollment packet that not only meets the legal requirements for your business but also helps you start to build a foundation of trust. All businesses need to establish trust with […]

How to Compete Against FREE Geriatric Care Management Services

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  Competing against FREE geriatric care management services is probably the biggest strategic challenge you face in a private practice. The perception that the free hospital based care manager or the care coordinator embedded with a physician’s office is the same as a fee-for-service geriatric care manger is so off base it’s not even funny. […]

How to Resolve Your Emotional Baggage with your Elderly Parent

  Don’t you hate lugging your suite case around the airport? By the time you drag it on to the plane, stuff it in an overhead bin and find your seat, you’re exhausted. Now, imagine dragging your emotional baggage in to your role as caregiver for your elderly parent. By the time you unpack past […]

9 Reasons to Conduct a Feasibility Study Before You Open a Geriatric Care Management Practice

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  Are you considering opening a geriatric care management practice? I can’t tell you how many calls I get from overwhelmed and frustrated health care professionals wanting to know how to start a geriatric care management practice. My response is always the same. Have you completed a feasibility study? And yes, I’m often met with […]

Gain the Confidence You Need to Have That Difficult Conversation With Your Elderly Parent

Does the thought of having a tough conversation, with your elderly parent, keep you up at night? If you’re an adult child of an elderly parent, chances are you’ll eventually need to have “the talk” with them, about a sensitive topic. These conversations are anything but easy and often times we avoid them. I find […]

Family Caregivers, I Need Your Input!

As a family caregiver of an older adult, you will interact with physicians, nurses, social workers, psychologists, pharmacists, physical and occupational therapists, direct care workers and others. You will serve as the key information source for your loved one. Social histories, medications, previous treatments and surgeries, care routines, advanced directives, day to day needs, dementia […]

What to Do if You’re Worried About Your Elderly Parent Driving!

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re worried about an elderly parent driving. The worry is enough to keep you up at night and question your own sanity. The decision to hand over the car keys is one of the most difficult decisions and transitions an aging family will make. It’s the one day to […]

Caregiving an Elderly Parent? What to do When You Feel Burned out!

FREE Caregiver Burnout Self-Assessment Worksheet

      Caregiver burnout is typically defined as a state of physical, emotional and mental exhaustion. It is a physical and/or emotional collapse brought on by chronic stress. Burnout typically occurs when caregivers don’t get the help they need or when they attempt to do more than they are capable of. Basically, caregiver burnout […]

Gain the Confidence You Need to Quit Your Day Job and Start Your Geriatric Care Management Practice

Thinking of starting a geriatric care management private practice? This post helps you get clear on why you want to be self-employed and what your business vision is. The prospect of quitting your job, hanging out your shingle and flying solo can be overwhelming. Yet the idea nags at you until you find yourself day […]

Simple Ideas for Caregiver Self-care!

Self-care is not selfish and unkind, it's love and compassion in action...

Caregivers (professional and family) struggle with self-care even though we all know that self-care makes for a better caregiver experience. I’m always a little embarrassed when I preach to a caregiver about self-care only to be met with eyes that say “you’ve got to be kidding”. Between the day to day care tasks of caring […]