What are the Hidden Costs of an Aging Parent?

by Jullie Gray, MSW, LICSW, CMC – Aging Life Care Associaion™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy Adult children across the country belong to the sandwich generation. Like salami and cheese, they feel squished between the responsibilities of their careers, elder care and raising their kids. Often, family caregivers sacrifice their own well-being and    Read More

Advocating for Aging Adults with Complex Issues

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 members, and a beloved cat. Aging Life Care Professional™ Byron Cordes, MSW, LCSW, CASWCM shares how his team advocated for and protected one client’s wishes — all the while    Read More

Caregiver Burnout: Is Your Flame About to Fizzle?

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    Read More

Aging Life Care™ Experts Ready to Help Aging Baby Boomers

During Monday’s White House Conference on Aging, panelists discussed the challenge facing America — by 2030 some 70 billion baby boomers will be 65+ age. This puts an increasing strain on the long-term care industry and how to manage the care of this rapidly increasing population. One panelist shared her frustrations of navigating unorganized 1-800 numbers    Read More