Category Archives: Care Managers

Six Tips for Aging Travelers

tips for traveling with older people

Just because someone’s reached a certain age, it doesn’t mean they can no longer travel. Traveling with aging loved ones just take a little more planning and preparation. These tips for aging travelers will make traveling and vacationing more comfortable and less stressful for all involved. There’s No Age Limit on Travel By Patricia Charles, … Continue reading Six Tips for Aging Travelers

Need Help Caring for Aging Parents?

long-distance caregivers

Hiring an Aging Life Care Professional™  when you need help caring for aging parents is really no different from hiring an attorney for legal needs or a CPA for preparing taxes.  Aging Life Care Professionals guide you through the often complicated maze of long-term care. From determining optimal housing to managing chronic health care issues, the … Continue reading Need Help Caring for Aging Parents?

Careers in Aging Week – April 3 – 9, 2016

Do you have a passion for helping aging adults and their families? Are you looking for a rewarding health and social services career? During Careers in Aging Week, take a closer look at the growing, in-demand field of Aging Life Care™ . Be an Advocate…Be an Aging Life Care Manager™ by Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, … Continue reading Careers in Aging Week – April 3 – 9, 2016

32nd Annual Aging Life Care Association™ Conference

32nd Annual ALCA Conference

Start spreading the news…Aging Life Care Professionals™ are headed to Brooklyn, NY for the 32nd Annual Aging Life Care Association Conference. High caliber programming, networking, professional growth, and the sights and sounds of New York City make for a conference experience you don’t want to miss. Register by March 11 and save $200 with the … Continue reading 32nd Annual Aging Life Care Association™ Conference

Family Caregivers: the ‘Invisible Workforce’

long-distance caregivers

A recent study by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health calls family and unpaid caregivers the “invisible workforce” of the health care system. Released in the Feb. 15 JAMA Internal Medicine,  the study examined how caregivers’ involvement in older adults’ health care activities relates to caregiving responsibilities, supportive services use, and caregiving-related effects. Aging Life … Continue reading Family Caregivers: the ‘Invisible Workforce’

Resilience & Successful Aging: A Look at the New Journal of Aging Life Care™

Summer 2016 Issue of Journal of Aging Life Care

Latest Issue of the Journal of Aging Life Care™ Looks at Resilience  in the Elderly and its Role in Successful Aging. In this issue are 12 articles that put meat on the term “successful aging” and provide direction for Aging Life Care Professionals™ / care managers.    by Jennifer E. Voorlas MSG, CMC – Aging … Continue reading Resilience & Successful Aging: A Look at the New Journal of Aging Life Care™

Top Tips for Caregivers

Top Tips for Caregivers

As part of National Family Caregivers Month, Amy Goyer – AARP’s family, caregiving, and multigenerational issues expert – shared her top tips for caregivers on Today with Kathie Lee & Hoda as well as on the AARP’s Take Care Blog. In the segment, Goyer offered immediate go-to resources and tips for those finding themselves suddenly … Continue reading Top Tips for Caregivers

A Closer Look at the Aging Life Care Professional™

What is an Aging Life Care Professional?

Today is Member Appreciation Day and the Aging Life Care Association™ is extremely grateful to the professionals that make up this association. In today’s blog post, we share with you the value each member brings to ALCA’s vision of a world where adults and their families live well as they face the challenges of aging. When … Continue reading A Closer Look at the Aging Life Care Professional™

How to Ease Your Loved One’s Move to a Nursing Home

Nursing Home Care

Tips for Managing this Big Transition Without Guilt   By Deborah Liss Fins, MSSW, LICSW, CMC, Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy   The decision to move your aging parent into a nursing home can be one of the most difficult you’ll ever face. Plenty of guilt. Will he feel comfortable? … Continue reading How to Ease Your Loved One’s Move to a Nursing Home

Caring for Aging Parents? Here are Six Steps to Help You Find Balance

Free eBook on Bringing Balance to Your Life as a Caregiver

Aging Life Care Association™ Releases Free eBook to Help You Live Well While Caring for Aging Parents by Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy   We all strive for balance in our lives – nimbly tossing all those balls in the air and navigating their trajectory. When … Continue reading Caring for Aging Parents? Here are Six Steps to Help You Find Balance