When a Geriatric Care Manager Can Help

Ursula Shaner, RN and professional Geriatric Care Manager, talks about how a Geriatric Care Manager can help families determine if an aging parent is safe at home and what supports they need to live safely and successfully.

Ursula-Shaner-150x150Listen to the interview.  Click here:  http://www.blogtalkradio.com/dianekeefe/2013/04/10/when-a-geriatric-care-manager-can-help

Ursula Shaner holds a BSN, RN from St. Louis University Nursing School and a Care Manager Certified (CMC) designation from the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers.  She has been a nursing instructor at Jewish Hospital School of Nursing and St. Louis University and a staff nurse at St. Anthony’s Medical Center.  She worked as a nurse coordinator at LSS Hidden Lake Senior Residence in St. Louis.  She has had her own Geriatric Care Management company named Elder Support Services since 2002.

She serves on the Board of Directors of VOYCE (formerly the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program) and is a member of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers.

Website to visit to find a Geriatric Care Manager in your area:     www.caremanager.org

For other helpful links, visit the www.caringforparentstogether.com website.


Elder Support Services




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