Go back in time to listen to one of ALCA’s founding members Leonie Nowitz discuss the association’s earliest memories and milestones in its history.
Listen to 2009 ALCA Board of Directors President Phyllis Mensh Brostoff talk about her experience and thoughts on the association over the course of its history. She talks about how early members found commonality and strength by sharing their backgrounds, experience, and the challenges. Looking at the business side, in addition to their practices, these … Continue reading My History with ALCA: Phyllis Mensh Brostoff
Member since 1989, Vicki Doueck talks about her practice then, and now. Her words of encouragement to members to get active and join the Board is part of her experience, as well as her yearly conference attendance. Listen to the “tech” (i.e. telephone cards) early members had to use to manage their businesses, and how … Continue reading My History with ALCA: Vicki Doueck
ALCA member Linda Aufderhaar played different roles during ALCA’s history, including 2006 Board of Directors President and the recipient for the 2007 Adele Elkind Award. Coming from a health and mental health background both as a former Army Officer and health professional, Linda’s career trajectory has been full of dynamic changes both with ALCA and … Continue reading My History with ALCA: Linda Aufderhaar
California-based Deb Newquist talks about her beginnings as an Aging Life Care Professional in the late 80s, and how she formed the Western Chapter with a dozen others in the field. She talks about the progression of her business and how it evolved into home-care.
Involved from its earliest days, and a member since 1988, Claudia Fine has a long history with the association, including 2002 Board of Directors President and serving on the board for nine years in total. In 2014 she was honored with the 2013 Adele Elkind Award. Claudia’s active interest and involvement set the tone for … Continue reading My History with ALCA: Claudia Fine
ALCA’s second president, Rona Bartelstone, talks about the origins of the Aging Life Care Association, how it came about, and the New York Times article that started it all. She also discusses early governance, ALCA’s Code of Ethics, which was originally the “Pledge of Ethics” which states the ALCA members pledge to families their professionalism, … Continue reading ALCA’s Early History with: Rona Bartelstone
Conversation with early and long-time member Lisa Kaufman, 2020 Content Committee Chair.
Listen to Marsha Raines, who started her practice 32 years ago, and discusses how members in Western New York and Upstate New York identify with the Unit in the NY Chapter. Getting to know colleagues in surrounding areas is a real benefit for members who are practicing and developing their aging life care businesses.
A conversation with long-time ALCA member, Steven Barlam, who was the 2003 Board of Directors President and is Co-Chair of the Chapter Presidents Committee (2020).