Category Archives: Costs of Aging

What are the Hidden Costs of an Aging Parent?

Six hidden costs to caring for an aging parent

by Jullie Gray, MSW, LICSW, CMC – Aging Life Care Associaion™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy Adult children across the country belong to the sandwich generation. Like salami and cheese, they feel squished between the responsibilities of their careers, elder care and raising their kids. Often, family caregivers sacrifice their own well-being and … Continue reading What are the Hidden Costs of an Aging Parent?

Today is the White House Conference on Aging

WHCOA 2015

A Look at the 2015 White House Conference on Aging and Regional Forums from ALCA Public Policy Committee Chair by Frank E. Baskin, LICSW, C-ASWCM – Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Public Policy Committee Chair   HISTORY About every ten years (beginning in 1961) the White House organizes a conference on aging (#WHCOA). People … Continue reading Today is the White House Conference on Aging

White House Conference on Aging

WHCOA 2015

White House Conference on Aging Monday, July 13th 10:00am – 4:30pm ET   The TENTATIVE agenda for July 13 is (all times are ET): 10:00 AM – 12:20 PM: Welcome; Opening Panels on Caregiving and Financial Security *President Obama is scheduled to address the conference during this period 12:20 PM -1:20 PM: Lunch Break 1:20 … Continue reading White House Conference on Aging

Four Things Every Financial Manager Must Know When Advising Aging Adults

Retirement Checklist

by Phyllis Mensh Brostoff, CISW, CMC – Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy 1. Long-term care is expensive, and there is a confusing maze of options when it comes to in-home and residential care. Financial managers must know the costs of long term care, in order to provide relevant guidance … Continue reading Four Things Every Financial Manager Must Know When Advising Aging Adults

Understanding the Costs of Aging

Aging Life Care Managers Find Solutions to Challenging Aging Life Care Questions

by Heather Imhoff, MSW, LMSW – Aging life Care Association™ Member   With Parents Living Longer, the Costs of Aging Can Be Devastating to Families. How Can You Prevent this for Your Family? The costs of aging can be an unexpected source of frustration, heartache, and can limit the options available to families and their loved … Continue reading Understanding the Costs of Aging