TCARE® is built on award-winning, geriatric scientific research

TCARE’s® evidence-based process is grounded in Caregiver Identity Theory & reflects cutting-edge research on effective caregiver interventions conducted by award-winning, internationally known scholar in aging, Dr. Rhonda J.V. Montgomery.

A protocol designed & built on solid science

During her tenure at UWM, Dr. Montgomery successfully developed an applied research program that is now changing the manner that community and health programs work with families to care for older adults and for wounded warriors.

With community partners her team developed and tested the TCARE® (Tailored Caregiver Assessment and Referral) protocol. Since then the protocol has been used by over 250+ organizations & 400+ care managers serving over 50,000+ family caregivers.

About Rhonda Montgomery

Rhonda J.V. Montgomery is an internationally known scholar in aging who was the first person to hold the Helen Bader Endowed Chair in Applied Gerontology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she is an emeritus professor in the School of Social Welfare and in the Department of Sociology.

Dr. Montgomery received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining the faculty of UWM, Dr. Montgomery held the position of Director of the Gerontology Center and of the Doctoral Program in Gerontology at the University of Kansas. She has served in administrative and teaching positions at Wayne State University in Detroit and the University of Washington in Seattle.

Dr. Montgomery has served on the board of directors for several community organizations that provide services to the elderly including the Board of Directors of the National Alzheimer’s Association. She is a Fellow in the Gerontological Society of America. Dr. Montgomery has published over 100 articles and books, was the managing editor for the Encyclopedia of Sociology published by Macmillan Reference, and previously served for ten years as the editor of the journal Research on Aging.

She has received numerous awards including the 2010 Rosalyn Carter Institute’s Institute Award for Leadership in Caregiving and American Society on Aging’s 2016 Gloria Cavenaugh Award for Excellence in Education and Training .

Honors & Recognition

  • 2018 - Winner of the Wisconsin Innovation Awards, "Business to Business" category
  • 2016 – Recipient for the 2016 Spaights Award in recognition of significant, enduring, and campus-wide contributions to the growth, development and reputation of UWM
  • 2016 – American Society on Aging’s 2016 Gloria Cavenaugh Award for Excellence in Education and Training
  • 2013 - Recipient of the Superior Service Award from Texas A&M University AgriLife Extension. (Shared jointly with research partner TAMU’s Wounded Warrior program.)
  • 2011 – Recipient of 2011 Excellence Award from Milwaukee Aging Consortium
  • 2010 – Recipient of Rosalynn Carter Institute Award for Leadership in Caregiving
  • 2009 – Recipient of Excellence in Research Award, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare
  • 2007 – Recipient of Annual Excellence Award from the Milwaukee Aging Consortium
  • 2005 – Recipient of the Investigator of the Year Award from the Alzheimer’s Association of Southeastern Wisconsin.
  • 2000 – Recipient of the Irvin Youngberg Award for Applied Sciences – one of four Higuchi/Endowment Research Achievement Awards given annually to recognize outstanding faculty achievements in the State of Kansas.
  • 1995 – Leadership Award from the National Alzheimer’s Association.

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TCARE’s® evidence-based, HIPAA-compliant care management platform provides substantial cost savings and proven outcomes for healthcare companies & government agencies

$ 20 M
in annual savings
20 %
Reduction in Medicaid LTC (Service Usage & Enrollment
21 mo
delayed nursing home placement

Request a Demo

TCARE’s® evidence-based, HIPAA-compliant care management platform provides substantial cost savings and proven outcomes for healthcare companies & government agencies