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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Geriatric Care Management?

Geriatric Care Management provides guidance, consultation, planning, oversight, and service coordination to assist seniors in maintaining their independence at home while allowing family to be family. It can be as simple as accompanying you or your loved one to a doctor visit, or complete coordination of care from multiple providers. It’s more than simply meeting medical needs – Geriatric Care Management gives you a partner.

Don’t social workers do Geriatric Care Management?

Social workers do “case management” – focusing on long-term social and financial planning. Geriatric Care Management provides information, resources and planning to create a high quality plan of daily care to address your own unique health and wellness situation.

When do I need Geriatirc Care Management?

  • When you need help managing your medications
  • When you need help in managing your doctor appointments
  • When you need someone who can accompany you to a doctor’s appointment and be your advocate
  • When you are hospitalized and you need an advocate
  • When you need help in navigating the maze of healthcare
  • When your loved ones are not here and you are alone
  • When your loved one is here and you are not
  • When you want to remain independent and stay in your home
  • When you need someone you can rely on 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • When you are experiencing frequent hospitalizations and would like to prevent future ones

What is “coordination of community services”?

Many senior services are available in the Tucson area of which you may not be aware. Your Geriatric Care Management team will recommend the best and most appropriate of these resources for you, and arrange for you to receive them, without your needing to deal with administrative details.

I’m not ill. How will Geriatirc Care Management benefit me?

Your Geriatric Care Management team is experienced in assisting you to achieve and maintain your optimal level of wellness. We also connect you to community resources that help you to live a more independent lifestyle. Geriatric Care Management is an additional level of security and peace of mind for you and your loved ones.

My family takes care of me. Would Geriatric Care Management help them?

Yes. Family caregivers can be more confident with our Geriatric Care Management team on their side. Our Nurse will work with you to tailor a plan of care to accommodate your family’s situation. Our goal is to maintain the well being, independence and dignity of our clients, while staying sensitive to the family’s needs and resources.

I have private help now. Do I need Geriatric Care Management?

We can assist you in developing a care plan to be followed by your private employee. We can monitor your health, medications, and treatments and refer you to additional Tucson community resources. We have a Nurse on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for any urgent health concerns you may have. Your Geriatric Care Management team assures you and your family that your needs are being served!