The fast-growing body of knowledge on Alzheimer’s Disease requires professionals in the field of aging to stay abreast not only of medical developments, but impacts of the disease on families and communities. An upcoming New York conference sets the research within the context of American lives. Aging Life Care Association Returns to New York to … Continue reading ALCA Conference Draws Leading Experts in Aging
“What we need is a radical reinterpretation of longevity that makes elders (and their needs) central to our collective pursuit of happiness and well-being.” – Dr. Bill Thomas. You are invited to join ALCA for a webinar event with Special Guest Bill Thomas who will speak on disrupting stereotypes regarding dementia and The Age of … Continue reading Disrupt Dementia: Special Webinar with Dr. Bill Thomas
The holidays are a cherished time to gather with family and friends, but they can also be a source of stress as schedules are disrupted for social gatherings and decadent meals make it difficult to stick to healthy diets. While you may anticipate that your aging loved ones will need help managing all the hustle … Continue reading Holding On to Holiday Traditions
Aging Life Care Association™ is proud to be a partner in Go4Life® — an exercise and physical activity campaign from the National Institute on Aging at NIH in collaboration with the 2015 White House Conference on Aging. Staying Safe While Exercising You may already know that exercise is an important part of staying healthy. But how can … Continue reading Stay Safe While Exercising – Go4Life!
As the world recognizes World Alzheimer’s Month during September, the ALCA blog will feature posts related to Alzheimer’s Disease, Dementia and other cognitive impairments. But first, Alzheimer’s Disease International shares these facts about Alzheimer’s and Dementia: Worried About Your Memory? Could it be Dementia? Is it Alzheimer’s? by Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Aging Life Care … Continue reading September is World Alzheimer’s Month
Do you have a passion for helping aging adults and their families? Are you looking for a rewarding health and social services career? Then take a closer look at the blossoming field of Aging Life Care™ today. by Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy … Continue reading Searching for a Health and Social Services Career? Take a Look at Aging Life Care™.
by Suzanne Modigliani, LICSW, CMC – Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy Register today for a Special Webinar Event – Slow Medicine for Elders with Dr. Dennis McCullough – on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Registration closes August 4th. Taking a Closer Look at the Philosophy of “Slow Medicine” and the … Continue reading Slow Medicine for Elders: A Special Webinar Event
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 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
At the 2015 Aging Life Care Association™ annual conference, members shared examples of the broad range of skills and services Aging Life Care Professionals™ employ when working with clients. In this particular story from Aging Life Care Professional Connie McKenzie, RN, CMC, we hear the inspirational story of a 100 year-old lady, who with the … Continue reading Living Life to the Fullest: Sometimes it Takes Help