CarePartners Director of Private Care Management, Lisa Laney, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers.
The NAPGCM is a nonprofit association representing more than 2,000 members nationally and is governed by a 15-member Board of Directors. Laney, MSW, CMC, will serve a two-year term which began Jan. 1, 2014.
“NAPGCM is the gold standard of geriatric care management. I am proud to be part of an association that defines excellence in my profession and is dedicated to education, collaboration and leadership,” said Laney . “I look forward to working with the leaders of NAPGCM to meet the demands of the changing elder care environment.”
Laney has been a member of NAPGCM for 7 years and has practiced as a medical social worker & case manager for CarePartners for 23 years. Laney provides guidance and advocacy for families who are caring for older relatives or disabled adults. With a specialized focus on issues related to aging and elder care, she assists clients with the challenges of aging such as finding appropriate housing, in-home care, referrals to medical providers or elder law attorneys, as well as the advocacy and support that provides families peace of mind.