Identifying Potential Referral Sources in Your external Market is citical to making a decision to start a geriatric care management agency. You should evaluate existing eldercare providers in the external marketplace to determine potential your potential GCM referral sources . You are again measuring the degree to which market currently support your private pay services GCM services . You would want to look, for example the number of Alzheimer Association chapters and Older American Act programs in your market such as Friendly Visitors, Senior Transportation and Senior Information and Referral .These groups can make excellent referral sources. You can also find and evaluate at services like adult day care, home care agencies, and Assisted Living if located in the service area count and may refer to your new geriatric care management arm.