Ann Cason, Geriatric Care Consultant


Ann Cason is a geriatric care manager based in Portland,Oregon. She helps families find solutions to issues related to the care of their aging loved ones. She is a pioneer in bringing mindfulness and awareness into caregiving and aging and is the author of Circles of Care: How to Set up Quality Home Care for Our Elders (Shambhala Publications). Website: www.anncason.com.

Why I Care

Decades ago, by seeming accident, I started working with the elderly, finding genuine connection in working with older people and their caregivers. I feel that it is important that human beings can have a healthy and dignified life, even in the midst of sickness and old age, and that society as a whole can experience basic goodness by participating in a culture of kindness.


Recently Published on Caring.com

Vacation / Spas for the Elderly? Do they exist? — Aug 17, 2013
Such a good question in an age when aging can be looked at as growing sick. You have the right idea, but I hope you won't have to use all of your retirement money. Your mo...
Can My Client Quit One Agency and Hire Me Through Different Agent? — Jul 13, 2013
Sometimes when you change agencies, your client could pay a fee to the agency that would solve your legal problems. I think some agencies are aware of the emotional connect...
Can My Client Quit One Agency and Hire Me Through Different Agent? — Jul 13, 2013
When you change in-home care agencies, it is not considered good form to take your clients with you. Also, when you were hired, you probably signed an agreement saying tha...