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Geriatric Care Management – Helping the Sandwich Generation Care for Mom

By Mary Wegman Susan was absolutely overwhelmed with working full-time, caring for her two grade-school children, and keeping her household afloat. Susan's 70 year old mother, Grace, had recently become ill. She was losing weight, showing signs of memory loss, and mismanaging her medications. Grace had always been independent and was resistant to help. Constant…
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A Look Inside Geriatric Care Management With Jim Ferry Part II

This is part two of,  "A Look Inside Geriatric Care Management With Jim Ferry" Mary: What types of questions should a family ask when looking for a geriatric care manager? Jim: The most fundamental question for the family to have the answer to is how the GCM can help them?  In some cases (although not…
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A Look Inside Geriatric Care Management With Jim Ferry Part I

James L. Ferry is a Geriatric Care Manager based in Deerfield, Massachusetts.  Jim entered Geriatric Care Management in 1992 and established Coaching Caregivers LLC, in 2003. Jim agreed to talk to us about his Geriatric Care Management career and to give us some caregiving tips and tricks. I began the interview by asking Jim to…
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