May 1, 2012
-- Raleigh, NC – Lauren Watral, Raleigh Geriatric Care Management in Raleigh, will participate in National Geriatric Care Manager Month by providing seminars free of charge explaining the role of a geriatric care manager to any venue that welcomes the opportunity.
Watral a resident of Raleigh since 1986 has been in private geriatric care management business for 4 years and focuses her practice on assisting adult children and their aging parents navigate the myriad of elder care resources in Wake County. Watral has been a member of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) since 2003.
Professional Geriatric Care Managers throughout the country will celebrate National Geriatric Care Manager Month by providing seminars, webinars, special events related to geriatric care management, open houses and other educational activities for the public.
The National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) was formed in 1985 to advance dignified care for older adults and their families. Geriatric Care Managers are professionals who have extensive training and experience working with older people, people with disabilities and families who need assistance with care giving issues. They assist older adults, who wish to remain in their homes, or can help families in the search for a suitable nursing home placement or extended care if the need occurs. The practice of geriatric care management and the role of care providers have captured a national spotlight, as generations of Baby Boomers age in the United States and abroad. For more information please visit www.caremanager.org