Fall Prevention Week: September 21 – September 25, 2020 According to the National Council on Aging, one in four Americans aged 65+ fall every year. Having an Aging Life Care Manager as part of your health care plan for your older loved one can help avoid this common, but avoidable, part of aging. As a … Continue reading This Fall, Prevent Falls For Your Elder Loved One
“My mother has been complaining about blurry vision, and I am concerned she might be developing cataracts. I don’t know how she is going to adjust if she loses her sight! Is there anything that we can do, or is it too late to save her vision?” – Silvia from Woodstock If your loved … Continue reading Cataracts in Seniors | Senior Care Options
Why Integrative Medicine is So Important for Aging Well: Bobbi Kolonay discusses the importance of integrative care for aging well. Topics include food as medicine, aromatherapy, and acupuncture.
Often we are “too close” to a situation or problem to see clearly. In this video, Aging Life Care Professional™ Amy O’Rourke illustrates how her holistic approach and assessment found the simple answer to a complicated elder care situation. Having a professional, third-party assessment not only resolved housing needs but also revealed possible unnecessary medical … Continue reading Finding Answers to Difficult Elder Care Needs
Faced with the challenge of bringing comfort and safety to one client meant juggling multiple issues – hoarding, guardianship, social services, power of attorney, estranged family, and a beloved cat. Aging Life Care Professional® Byron Cordes, MSW, LCSW, CASWCM shares how his team made it happen, all the while keeping attorneys, doctors, and family members … Continue reading Aging Life Care Association® Members on Advocating and Protecting Client Wishes
ALCA Member Anne Sansevero, RN, AGNP, MA, CCM of New York, New York shares the importance of managing the care of her clients across the continuum. By visiting her client regularly, she was able to notice and treat symptoms early resulting in keeping her client out of the hospital for 7 years. #AgingWell