Quantcast

Latest National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers Stories

2013-11-25 23:21:13

As Americans travel this week for Thanksgiving many adult children will spend time with their aging parents and according to a recent government report a record number of these older Americans are now living alone. Aging experts at the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers offers 7 warning signs to look for and questions to ask to help identify if loved ones may need medical attention or additional help to continue living independently. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) November...

2013-10-21 23:03:44

Medicare’s annual “open enrollment” overlaps with the beginning of the first-ever enrollment period for coverage under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), and aging experts are encountering many questions from seniors and family members. The National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) aims to dispel misconceptions arising from Medicare’s Annual “Open Enrollment” period overlap with Obamacare sign up launch. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) October 21, 2013 Medicare’s...

2013-09-09 23:27:50

Following PBS Frontline exposé on abuses in assisted living facilities, experts urge families to ask key questions and visit often. Too often, families don't have the information they need to protect their loved ones residing in assisted living facilities. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) September 09, 2013 On the heels of a PBS Frontline 4-part investigative series which identified serious quality and patient safety problems in some assisted living facilities, the National Association of...

2013-08-06 23:29:20

Home Care Pulse, the leader in quality management and satisfaction for the home care industry and publisher of the Private Duty Benchmarking Study, is pleased to announce its partnership with the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) for the inaugural edition of the 2014 Geriatric Care Manager Benchmarking Study. Rexburg, Idaho (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Home Care Pulse, the leader in quality management and satisfaction for the home care industry and publisher...

2013-07-30 23:01:20

Senior citizens are increasingly being denied needed rehabilitation care and socked with unexpected medical bills as the result of a growing trend of labeling Medicare hospital stays as “observation” visits. New Inspector General report and aging expert survey show need to improve Medicare policy. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) July 30, 2013 A report released today by the HHS Inspector General and a survey of aging experts by the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers...

2013-07-24 23:27:52

Senior citizens are increasingly being denied needed rehabilitation care and socked with unexpected medical bills as the result of a growing trend of labeling Medicare hospital stays as “observation” visits. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) July 24, 2013 Senior citizens are increasingly being denied needed rehabilitation care and socked with unexpected medical bills as the result of a growing trend of labeling Medicare hospital stays as “observation” visits, according to a survey of aging...

2013-06-27 23:27:05

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers survey of aging experts says that the most important thing you can do to prevent premature placement in a nursing home is assess your parent’s financial and care needs and available resources. Design a plan of care that supports wellness and encourages social interaction based on your parent’s values. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 As a new Congressional Budget Office (CBO) report predicts a doubling of nursing home and...

2013-05-24 23:23:42

National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers survey of aging experts says that the most important thing you can do is to give all family members a chance to voice their concerns, questions and ideas. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) May 23, 2013 Looking for tips on how to avoid a major family feud when dealing with the sensitive issue of caring for your aging parent? Today the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) released the results of a survey of 335...

2013-05-03 23:01:24

In May Professional Geriatric Care Managers Across the Country Are Holding Special Events to Educate the Public About How They Help Caregivers and Older Adults in Celebration of National Geriatric Care Managers Month. Tucson, Arizona (PRWEB) May 03, 2013 The National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers will celebrate May 2013 as National Geriatric Care Managers Month by providing seminars, webinars and other special events to educate the public about the value they bring in...

2013-02-22 23:01:13

Families currently provide almost 80% of all care for Alzheimer's patients. The burden on the working family caregiver can be extreme — affecting resources and health of family care providers immensely. Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) February 22, 2013 A recent study funded by the government and published in The Journal of Neurology said that by 2050 it is expected that 13.8 million people will have Alzheimer´s disease. Families currently provide almost 80% of all care and the burden on the...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'