Category Archives: ALCA History

My History with ALCA: Phyllis Mensh Brostoff

Listen to 2009 ALCA Board of Directors President Phyllis Mensh Brostoff talk about her experience and thoughts on the association over the course of its history. She talks about how early members found commonality and strength by sharing their backgrounds, experience, and the challenges. Looking at the business side, in addition to their practices, these … Continue reading My History with ALCA: Phyllis Mensh Brostoff

My History with ALCA: Vicki Doueck

Member since 1989, Vicki Doueck talks about her practice then, and now. Her words of encouragement to members to get active and join the Board is part of her experience, as well as her yearly conference attendance. Listen to the “tech” (i.e. telephone cards) early members had to use to manage their businesses, and how … Continue reading My History with ALCA: Vicki Doueck

My History with ALCA: Linda Aufderhaar

ALCA member Linda Aufderhaar played different roles during ALCA’s history, including 2006 Board of Directors President and the recipient for the 2007 Adele Elkind Award. Coming from a health and mental health background both as a former Army Officer and health professional, Linda’s career trajectory has been full of dynamic changes both with ALCA and … Continue reading My History with ALCA: Linda Aufderhaar

My History with ALCA: Claudia Fine

Involved from its earliest days, and a member since 1988, Claudia Fine has a long history with the association, including 2002 Board of Directors President and serving on the board for nine years in total. In 2014 she was honored with the 2013 Adele Elkind Award. Claudia’s active interest and involvement set the tone for … Continue reading My History with ALCA: Claudia Fine

ALCA’s Early History with: Rona Bartelstone

ALCA’s second president, Rona Bartelstone, talks about the origins of the Aging Life Care Association, how it came about, and the New York Times article that started it all. She also discusses early governance, ALCA’s Code of Ethics, which was originally the “Pledge of Ethics” which states the ALCA members pledge to families their professionalism, … Continue reading ALCA’s Early History with: Rona Bartelstone