Geriatric Care Manager

Also known as a Case or Care Manager. A professional who provides an assessment of an older adult's capabilities to create a care plan to address housing, medical, social and other needs.

More Common Terms

  • Incontinence Total or partial loss of bowel or bladder control or functions.
  • Retirement Communities Communities that provide accommodations and support services to older adults who are nearly or totally independent. The level of services may include housekeeping, meal preparation, recreational and social activities and transportation.
  • Physical Therapy Physician-prescribed services to improve movement, muscle control, flexibility and range of motion and reduce or prevent physical disability.

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