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Aging Life Care Association® Members on Letting Family Be Family

When a Santa Fe couple needed help finding the right assisted living community – and they didn’t want to burden their children – they turned to Aging Life Care Professionals® for help. Jeffrey S. Pine, MS, MSPH, CMC and Lydia Sckalor, RN helped find the right community that met the differing needs of the couple.

Aging Life Care Association® Members on Overcoming Challenges and Resistance

A fiercely independent aging adult resisting help is challenging in itself. But combined with an Alzheimer’s diagnosis, safety concerns, and family at a distance, this Aging Life Care Professional® had to be persistent and creative in her approach. Here, Aging Life Care Professional Amy Natt, MS, CSA, CMC describes how over time she was able … Continue reading Aging Life Care Association® Members on Overcoming Challenges and Resistance

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.

Aging Life Care Association® Members on Trust and Honor

Aging Life Care Professional® Karen Wasserman, MSW, LICSW, CASWCM of Newton, MA shares that the relationship between an Aging Life Care® Manager and a client is way often more than just home or medical care management. In this story, Ms. Wasserman tells how she helped Gertrude – a Holocaust survivor – find peace in life … Continue reading Aging Life Care Association® Members on Trust and Honor

Aging Life Care Association® Members on Advocating and Protecting Client Wishes

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

Aging Life Care Association® Members on Keeping Clients Out of the Hospital

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