Aging Life Care Management
Should the need arise, Starlight Caregivers is pleased to provide you with certified, experienced and compassionate Geriatric Care Management (GCM) services. Duanni Hurd is an Advanced Professional Member of the Aging Life Care Association. Professional geriatric care management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or disabled persons. The goal is to improve the client's quality of life and reduce family stress through assessment and monitoring, planning and problem-solving, education and advocacy and family caregiver coaching.
GCMs assist in a variety of areas including but not limited to: Medical Management (attending doctor appointments; facilitating communication between doctor, client; monitoring client's adherence to medical orders and instructions); Communication (keeping family members and professionals informed as to the well-being and changing needs of the client); Legal (referring to or consulting with elder law attorney, providing expert opinion for courts in determining level of care); Financial (reviewing or overseeing bill paying or consulting with accountant or client's Power of Attorney).