If you want to start an aging life or geriatric care management business check out the chapter ” How To Start or Add a
Care Management Business: in the Handbook of Geriatric Care Management Business 4th
edition . Find out what the entrepreneurial risks you take in this start
-up and if you you are up to being a service sector small business owner.
How does the long distance care provider best use technology? They use the Internet and search on medical conditions, medications, local community resources, support groups, and government programs on sites like Elderlocator.
So geriatric care managers should suggest tech solutions. For friendly reminders to purchase or take medication remember doctor’s appointments or any of reminders follow Lauri Orlov, a great aging tech writer.
Set up Skype or facetime , if your elderly client can use it or has a someone to help them access it on a computer.
Set up a Facebook page or snail mail a round robin letter, or hold a conference call with other family members with updates on the loved one’s situation.
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