Category Archives: End of Life Care

Managing the Death of a Parent – A Guide from the Experts in Aging Well

My parent is dying

When we we talk about coping with the loss of a parent, most often it is in the context of dealing with life after a parent dies. But what about managing the death of a parent and how to help them during the process? Start with this help from the experts in aging well.  My Parent is Dying, … Continue reading Managing the Death of a Parent – A Guide from the Experts in Aging Well

Aging In Place? How to Plan for the Care You Need at Home

Aging in Place

In this free eBook from the Aging Life Care Association™, you will learn how you can plan for and get the care you need at home. Planning for the Care You Need at Home also shows you how to work with your family to ensure your choices and wishes are supported. Planning for the Care … Continue reading Aging In Place? How to Plan for the Care You Need at Home

Dying Well is Part of Aging Well

Planning for End-of-Life

Aging Life Care Professionals™ on End-of-Life Planning Aging Life Care Professionals not only work to ensure quality of care and an optimal life for their clients, but they also help clients plan for the end of life. During the 2015 Aging Life Care Association™ (ALCA) Annual Conference, Member Lisa Laney, MSW, CMC of Asheville, NC shared … Continue reading Dying Well is Part of Aging Well

Do People Still Hold Hands?

helping aging family members find quality of life in their later years

How Aging Life Care Professionals™ Help Clients Discover Happiness and Quality of Life   From offering dating advice to finding the right living facility, Aging Life Care Professionals™ help aging family members find quality of life during their later years.  As Aging Life Care Associaiton™ Member Debbie Feldman, MSW, LCSW, CMC shares here, her work … Continue reading Do People Still Hold Hands?

What is the Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice Care?

My parent is dying

by Melissa L. Johnson, RN, BSN, MHA, CHPN, CCM – Aging Life Care Association™ Member   Palliative care and hospice care are both specialized healthcare models that focus on palliation or relief of symptoms associated with serious, debilitating illnesses. Such symptoms may include pain, difficulty breathing, nausea or the need for additional emotional support. Palliative … Continue reading What is the Difference Between Palliative Care and Hospice Care?