Pets and Aging Adults

Aging Life Care Specialists look beyond the typical definitions of family support system, recognizing that pets often bring their client needed love and companionship. For many aging adults, pets reduce stress, lessen loneliness, and often give one a sense of purpose. As one Aging Life Care Specialist shares, pets need to be considered in the overall    Read More

Is There a Gun in the Home?

Aging Life Care Professionals™ who serve elders in their homes assess a number of factors to ensure the safety and security of the family, paid caregivers, and other professionals working in the home. A recent survey by the Aging Life Care Association™ identifies many diagnoses that can compromise safety if there is an unsecured gun    Read More

Aging and Addiction

Substance abuse is often overlooked or misdiagnosed in older adults. But addiction does not discriminate — it can affect individuals of any age, gender, race, cultural background, or lifestyle. Know the warning signs of addiction and you can seek proper treatment for your loved one.   Recognize the Warning Signs of Addiction in Aging Adults by    Read More