When a Geriatric Care Manager Can Help

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Ursula Shaner, professional Geriatric Care Manager, talks about when a geriatric care manager can help families to determine whether a parent is safe in the home and what kinds of supports they need to help them live successfully.

Ursula Shaner holds a BSN, RN from St. Louis University Nursing School and 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.  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.

Ms. Shaner is on the Board of the Long Term Care Ombudsman Program in St. Louis now named VOYCE.  Visit them at:

http://www.ltcop-stl.org

 

Elder Support Services

314-267-3603

ess301e@aol.com

 

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