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Make the Most of Holiday Visits: What to Look for When Visiting Aging Adults

Holidays are occasions that many of us spend with family, whether we live down the block or across the country.  For those with aging parents or loved ones, these visits are an important time to take stock amidst the hustle and bustle, and to make plans.  Make the Most of Holiday Visits: What to Look … Continue reading Make the Most of Holiday Visits: What to Look for When Visiting Aging Adults

Aging Life Care Association’s Amy O’Rourke Featured in #ElderCareChat Discussion on How Families Can Prepare for Aging as Guest Expe

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Don’t Wait for a Crisis to Strike – Top Tips to Prepare for Aging Aging Life Care Association® was honored to join last week’s #ElderCareChat, with our current president Amy Cameron O’Rourke serving as an expert panelist. O’Rourke engaged 40 participants in a lively Twitter conversation about how families can prepare for aging versus reacting … Continue reading Aging Life Care Association’s Amy O’Rourke Featured in #ElderCareChat Discussion on How Families Can Prepare for Aging as Guest Expe

What to Look for When Visiting Aging Parents this Holiday

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Visiting aging loved ones this holiday is a great opportunity to poke around the house and look for signs that he or she may need some extra TLC. These tips tips from the experts in aging well can help you start an important conversation.  To Grandmother’s House We Go by Amy Smialowicz Fowler, BA, CMC … Continue reading What to Look for When Visiting Aging Parents this Holiday

Living Life to the Fullest: Sometimes it Takes Help

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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

Finding the Right Caregiver Makes a Difference

Caring for an aging loved one can be a stressful, emotional rollercoaster. Add to that the responsibility of honoring your dying mother’s wishes that your father not be placed in a living facility, and you may find yourself pulling out your hair. That’s how Sally felt when she finally met Aging Life Care Professional™ Steve … Continue reading Finding the Right Caregiver Makes a Difference

When Elder Law Attorneys Need Aging Life Care Professionals™

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by Phyllis Mensh Brostoff, CISW, CMC, Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy   When planning for retirement and beyond, many aging adults turn to Elder Law attorneys for assistance to meet their goals and objectives. However, there are times when a client needs a broader scope of service than an … Continue reading When Elder Law Attorneys Need Aging Life Care Professionals™