CareNovate, LLC, Houston Web Based Provider of Screened Caregivers, Family & Caregiving Solutions Celebrates National Care Manager Month

Top Quote CareNovate LLC is excited to announce its participation in National Geriatric Care Manager Month through educational articles, daily tips for individuals, families, seniors and caregivers via social media avenues and community events. End Quote
  • Houston, TX (1888PressRelease) May 24, 2012 -, [ or] a web provider of caregivers and caregiving solutions for individuals, families especially sandwiched generation families is excited to announce its participation in National Geriatric Care Manager Month. In observance of this month, CareNovate will be educating the local area senior population and families via their social media avenues and health and wellness fairs.

    "Today, more and more families are experiencing the struggles, stress and burnout of caring for a loved one because they don't know how, if they will be able to afford care or where to go to get the available help," said Dr Erowele, Cofounder & CEO. "Family caregivers in particular have to take a break from the daily demands of caring for an older adult parent, child and/or spouse. Unfortunately, caregivers are often reluctant to undertake those much-needed time off and feels guilty, for fear that their loved one will have a crisis while they are out-of-town. Caregivers such as Geriatric Care Managers provide assistance and recommendations to families to lessen the stress" recently earned a spot in the Best of the Web 2012 Finals in the Social Media Rock stars - Organizations 2012 category because of its active social media activities. During National Care Managers Month, will help to further educate families and seniors in the community about the benefits of care management; answer questions and help caregivers locate useful resources. has also been active in local community education by offering Twitter chats and educational sessions. This month, co-founder, Dr Erowele, served as aspeaker in a professional panel during the Fort Bend Women Health & Wellness Fair where health & caregiving related topics were discussed including appropriate medication use, mental health, Medicare & Medicaid, aging and health.

    What Is a Geriatric Care Manager?
    Geriatric Care Managers are health and human services specialist who helps families who are caring for older relatives. The Geriatric Care Manager is trained and experienced in any of several fields related to care management, including, but not limited to nursing, gerontology, social work, or psychology, with a specialized focus on issues related to aging and elder care. The Geriatric Care Manager assists older adults and persons with disabilities in attaining their maximum functional potential. In addition, the Geriatric Care Manager is an experienced guide and resource for families of older adults and others with chronic needs, including helping those suffering from Alzheimer's disease or Parkinson's or exhibiting symptoms of dementia. Geriatric care managers who are members of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) are committed to adhering to the NAPGCM Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. For more information please visit

    Geriatric Care Management is an essential support team and caregiver when caring for an aging loved one. CareNovate collaborates with Geriatric Care Managers on their team who are actively engaged in the care of their clients and/or via information provided by CareNovate's social media avenues. For more information visit our FaceBook page or email us at info ( @ ) carenovate dot com

    About is an online service that connects background checked and screened caregivers with care seekers easy & safely online. Headquartered in Houston, TX, soon to launch was created by sandwich generation community of IT, healthcare and caregiver experts who were inspired by their own experiences to help families and individuals looking for senior, and child and pet caregivers. caregivers will include professional geriatric care managers in addition to others specializing in senior, child, pet and personal caregiving. provides daily care tips for both caregivers and care seekers. recently earned a spot in the Best of the Web 2012 Finals in the Social Media Rock stars - Organizations 2012 category. For more information please visit and

    About NAPGCM
    The National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) was formed in 1985 to advance dignified care for older adults and their families. Geriatric Care Managers are professionals who have extensive training and experience working with older people, people with disabilities and families who need assistance with caregiving issues. They assist older adults, who wish to remain in their homes, or can help families in the search for a suitable nursing home placement or extended care if the need occurs. The practice of geriatric care management and the role of care providers have captured a national spotlight, as generations of Baby Boomers age in the United States and abroad. For more information please visit

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