The Aging Life Care Association (ALCA) – the nonprofit association representing 2,000 leaders in Aging Life Care™ / care management – will celebrate the profession during the month of May. Special events come on the heels of a professional conference in Scottsdale, where presenters and participants tackled the toughest issues related to aging today. What … Continue reading MAY IS NATIONAL AGING LIFE CARE™ MONTH
The Aging Life Care™ Manager’s Roadmap to Working with the Parkinson’s Disease Client By Debra Moler R.N., B.S.N., C.M.C April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. The Aging Life Care Association® will be featuring articles that raise awareness of Parkinson’s Disease and the ways Aging Life Care Professionals can support clients and families affected. Parkinson’s Disease affects … Continue reading The Aging Life Care™ Manager’s Roadmap to Working with the Parkinson’s Disease Client
Making It Work: The Challenging World of Skilled Nursing Homes by Bunni Dybnis, MA, MFT, CMC I receive calls on a regular basis from individuals concerned with aging, ill or dependent adults. They want to find the best nursing home. The callers typically will request options from long list of skilled nursing options given to … Continue reading Making It Work: The Challenging World of Skilled Nursing Homes
With temperatures already breaking 100° in parts of the country, the dog days of summer are here and it will only get hotter. This raises some concern for keeping safe and cool, especially among senior citizens. Aging adults, in particular, may be at higher risk of heat-related maladies as they are less likely to sense and respond … Continue reading Beat the Heat: Summer Safety Tips for Aging Adults
by Suzanne Modigliani, LICSW, CMC – Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy Register today for a Special Webinar Event – Slow Medicine for Elders with Dr. Dennis McCullough – on Tuesday, August 11, 2015. Registration closes August 4th. Taking a Closer Look at the Philosophy of “Slow Medicine” and the … Continue reading Slow Medicine for Elders: A Special Webinar Event
by Jullie Gray, MSW, LICSW, CMC – Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy Last week with the White House Conference on Aging, the nation focused on the rapidly growing 65+ population and the increasing demand for caregivers for this surging senior population. But while others are preparing for the “Silver … Continue reading Caregiver Burnout: Is Your Flame About to Fizzle?
by Phyllis Mensh Brostoff, CISW, CMC, Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy When planning for retirement and beyond, many aging adults turn to Elder Law attorneys for assistance to meet their goals and objectives. However, there are times when a client needs a broader scope of service than an … Continue reading When Elder Law Attorneys Need Aging Life Care Professionals™