While Aging Life Care Managers come from a variety of backgrounds and expertise, they all have high qualifications, certifications, and uphold ALCA’s Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics. Founded in 1985 by a handful of geriatric care social workers in New York City, the organization has grown to be nationwide and include educated professionals … Continue reading LGBTQ Care Managers in Care Management
//// By: Denny Chan And Natalie Kean, Originally published in the May-June 2021 issue of Generations Today by the American Society on Aging. //// Ten years ago, Justice in Aging and SAGE wrote a report, “Stories from the Field,” on discrimination LGBT older adults experience in nursing homes. We heard reports of … Continue reading Equity in Aging for LGBT Older Adults: A Review of the Past Ten Years and Progress for the Future
Spencer Brown an Aging Life Care Professional® at Accountable Aging Care Management and ALCA’s South Central Chapter President shares his professional journey in Aging Life Care and ideas on how to increase membership.
Listen to how Jangir Sultan, Founder and CEO of Patient Advocates of NY, utilizes his #ALCA membership to network and continue his education, along with a great suggestion on how to grow membership.
Listen to Byron Cordes, President of Sage Care Management, 2020 Recipient of the ALCA Adele Elkind Award, and NACCM Board President as he talks about the trajectory of his career in Aging Life Care Management.
Beginning to showcase diversity in gender, ALCA member Victor Alcala of Alcala Care Management Services talks about his first caregiving experiences that led him to a career in care management. Being brought into the fold of ALCA from another member, Victor also talks about ways the association can diversify membership and the industry. Victor has … Continue reading Aging Life Care Moment with Victor Alcala, MSW, MSG, CMC
This May the Aging Life Care Association celebrated its 10th annual Aging Life Care Month, while acknowledging the Administration on Community Living’s Older Americans Month celebration. Aging Life Care Professionals have always been a part of the continuum of care for older adults—and part of the “Community of Strength” for aging loved ones and their … Continue reading ALCA Members Embodies Older American’s Month Motto
“My father will not tolerate a ____________ (fill-in-the-blank) caregiver. Can you promise me a ____________ one?” Having run a home care business for over 30 years I have heard this request many times over to my disbelief and sadness that an adult would not just want the best trained, most experienced, and kind caregiver for … Continue reading Racial Bias in Requesting Caregivers: How to rise above this problem!
Today we get to hear from Rodney Anderson, a relatively new member of ALCA but someone who brings deep experience to his Aging Life Care Practice and ALCA. Rodney is the Owner of Transitional Geri-Care, Inc.
Continuing our series of interviews with ALCA members, Kizzy Chambers, Owner of RR care Management, in Orlando Florida talks about how she became an Aging Life Care Manager and her work with ALCA and the Florida Chapter.