NU Online News Service, Dec. 22, 2003, 1:24 p.m. EST – LifeCare Inc., Westport, Conn., has agreed to market the Guild, an organization for geriatric care managers who belong to the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers, Tucson, Ariz.[@@]

Managers who belong to the Guild have agreed to comply with the association’s quality criteria, LifeCare says.

LifeCare, which provides elder care referral services for 4 million members of employee benefit plans, says the Guild agreement will give it exclusive rights to refer plan members to Guild care managers.