What is a Care Manager?

A care manager is a professional, such as a social worker, counselor, nurse, or gerontologist who specializes in assisting older people and their families to attain the highest quality of life given their circumstances.

How Can a Care Manager Help You?

  • Conduct care planning assessments to identify problems, and provide solutions.
  • Screen, arrange, and monitor in-home help or other services.
  • Review financial, legal, or medical issues and offer referrals to geriatric specialists to avoid future problems while conserving financial resources.
  • Provide crisis management.
  • Act as a liaison to families at a distance, overseeing care and quickly alerting families to problems.
  • Assist with moving an older person to or from a retirement complex, assisted care home, or nursing home.
  • Provide consumer education and advocacy.
  • Offer counseling and support.

Care Managers have extensive knowledge about the costs, quality, and availability of resources in their community. One call to a Care Manager will connect you to the appropriate services.

Learn More About What ICS’s Care Managers Can Do For You.