Category Archives: End of Life Care

Aging Life Care Association® Members on End of Life

Aging Life Care Professionals® not only ensure quality of care and an optimal life for their clients but also help clients plan for the end of life. ALCA Member Lisa Laney, MSW, CMC of Asheville, NC shares how she worked closely with and advocated for her client’s specific death wishes. Laney helped her client navigate … Continue reading Aging Life Care Association® Members on End of Life

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?

Aging Life Care Association® Members on Finding Quality of Life and Friendship

From dating advice to assisted living, Aging Life Care Professional® Debbie Feldman, MSW, LCSW, CMC of Buffalo, Grove Illinois shares how she helped her client find quality of life during his last years. In turn, she found a good friend.

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?