Aging Life Care Professionals™ on End-of-Life Planning Aging Life Care Professionals™ not only work to ensure quality of care and an optimal life for their clients, but they also help clients plan for the end of life. During the 2015 Aging Life Care Association™ (ALCA) Annual Conference, Member Lisa Laney, MSW, CMC of Asheville, NC shared Read More
Caregiving can be physically and emotionally draining, so as a caregiver it is crucial that you care for yourself first in order to prevent burnout. Read on to learn ways to access help so that you can avoid feeling overwhelmed or burned-out. Help! I’m An Overwhelmed Caregiver. What Are My Options? By Claudia Fine, LCSW, MPH, Read More
Not all in-home care agencies provide the same services. Here are some important questions to ask before you hire an agency to care for you or your loved one. Danger Signs When Choosing a Caregiver by Richard Bitner – Aging Life Care Assoication™ Corporate Partner Investigating in-home care agencies can be nerve racking. You Read More
Aging Life Care services are offered in a variety of settings. Professionals can serve the needs of their clients by providing:
When caregiving for an aging family member becomes overwhelming, it may be time to contact an Aging Life Care Professional™.
While the majority of Aging Life Care clients are older adults, many also assist younger adults who face the challenges of disability or serious illness.
An Aging Life Care Professional™, also known as a geriatric care manager, is a health and human services specialist who acts as a guide and advocate for families who are caring for older relatives or disabled adults.
Aging Life Care™ / geriatric care management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges. Working with families, the expertise of Aging Life Care Professionals™ provides the answers at a time of uncertainty.
Caregiving for an aging loved one isn’t all doom and gloom. The rewards of caregiving are real, but so are the hidden costs. by Jullie Gray, MSW, LICSW, CMC – Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy Over the weekend, U.S.News & World Report ran a story – How to Read More
During the first full week of October, the National Alliance on Mental Illness and participants across the country are bringing awareness to mental illness. Mental Illness Awareness Week: October 4 – 10, 2015 By Deborah Liss Fins, MSSW, LICSW, CMC, Aging Life Care Association™ Member and Fellow of the Leadership Academy It’s a sobering fact: Read More