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    Guest Blogger Cathy Jo Cress: NPR Family Matters, "Time to Move Grandma"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 31, 2012 1:55:10 PM

    Guest blogger Cathy Jo Cress, author of Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Third Edition and Care Managers: Working with the Aging Family writes that,

    "NPR’s Morning Edition is doing a series called Family Matters. A new segment titled "Time to Move Grandma" featured Linda Fordrini Johnson, the former president of the National Association of Geriatric Care Managers (GCM). The GCM expert commented on using a GCM to help make the wrenching decision to move or not move an older family member from their home.

    Fordrini Johnson referred to a checklist families can use when considering whether to move elderly parents. In the chapter, "Integrating Late Life Location- The Role of the GCM," in the 3rd edition of Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Cathie Ramie and I offer an in depth checklist.

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    Topics: Author, Cathy Jo Cress, Family Matters, GCM, Geriatric, Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, National Association of Geriatric Care Managers, NPR Moring Edition, Time to Move Grandma

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