Cathy Cress holds an MSW in Aging from UC Berkeley. Her book, Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, published by Jones and Bartlett, is the Bible of geriatric care management, and was published in a 4th edition in 2016.
Her book Care Managers: Working With the Aging Family, published by Jones and Bartlett, is one of the few major books on the aging family. She has also published My Geriatric Care Management Operations Manual. Ms. Cress is the founder of Cress GCM Consult, working with small and national groups who want to add or launch GCM businesses. She offers two online courses in geriatric care management, one on the GCM operations manual and one on starting/restarting a GCM business, both through Blackboard CourseSites.
She has taught geriatric care management at the University of Florida, San Francisco State University, and UC Berkeley.
Ms. Cress is a founding partner of Lifespan, Inc.