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Looking for Aging Life Care Services

Look for Aging Life Care Services

If you are looking for expert assistance in caring for a family member, friend, or yourself, this site will help you learn about Aging Life Care Professionals – a partner to help you make the best decisions and deliver the best solutions for you and your loved one as they age. It’s a holistic approach – that respects your values, preferences, and resources.

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Aging Life Care Professionals are the experts and can assist in many ways -- find the expert that's right for you!

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Helpful Quick Links

Helpful Quick Links

Welcome to the Aging Life Care Association website. We invite you to browse our pages to learn more about Aging Life Care, and Aging Life Care Professional. In this section, we have provided a few Quick Links to help guide you.

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ALCA Members may log in to access additional member resources. If you're not currently a member, create a non-member account to allow you to register for events and purchase products.

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Information on Careers & Membership

Information on Careers & Membership

If you are considering a career in Aging Life Care or are ready to join ALCA, this site provides information on the profession, certification, and membership categories and applications. Our Mission: Leading the community of aging life care professionals through education, professional development, and the highest ethical standards.

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For Professional Referral Sources

For Professional Referral Sources

If you are working with a client who needs a broader scope of services, contact a member of ALCA to ensure finding a professional with the expertise and experience to provide appropriate support, resources, and services. Our members subscribe to the highest standards of practice and code of ethics.

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Aging Life Care News

  • When Disaster Strikes, Seconds Can Count: Aging Life Care Managers® Help Families Create Evacuation Plans

    August 28, 2018

    ALCA PR Release
    Disaster planning is an important part of caregiving. When the unexpected occurs, like a flood or wildfire, minutes can be the difference between a safe evacuation and a more dangerous situation. Aging Life Care Managers can help families create and implement disaster plans. These professionals can assess a families’ situation, locate resources and support, and coordinate care plans so that older adults or others in need of services can age safely and with confidence.

  • ‘There’s a window, and once it closes, it closes forever’

    August 6, 2018

    Boston Globe
    Len Fishman, director of the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Gerontology Institute, was talking about an urgent issue in a society that values “aging in place”: deciding the right time to leave your home and move into housing for seniors.
    Make the move too soon, and you lose an important part of yourself. That’s one fear. But wait too long — until your physical or cognitive state has greatly deteriorated — and any place that’s not depressing won’t take you. That’s the other fear.

  • Getting Older Without Family: Addressing Personal, Legal, and Financial Concerns

    July 2018

    The CPA Journal
    What are elderly persons who are without children or other family to serve as caregivers supposed to do? This article outlines some practical issues to consider, along with legal and financial matters for those who are fortunate enough to reach their 80s and beyond.

  • Aging Life Care Professionals® Can Help Families Avoid the Pitfalls of Guardianship

    July 10, 2018

    ALCA Press Release
    Becoming an older loved one’s Durable Power of Attorney—or DPOA—can bring with it a variety of challenges. DPOAs can find themselves facing decisions and responsibilities that they may not feel prepared to handle. This can be especially true with Guardianship—wherein a court appoints the person responsible for an individual’s medical and financial decisions. Aging Life Care Managers™ can help to navigate these overwhelming situations through careful observation and a dedication to promoting the wellbeing of all those involved.

Newsroom

Visit the ALCA Newsroom for additional news articles and press releases on the association, Aging Life Care™, Aging Life Care Professionals™, and Geriatric Care Management.

Journal of Aging Life Care

Volume 27 of the Journal, The Role of The Aging Life Care Professional, is now available.

Each issue is filled with in-depth articles and case studies on clinical topics and business topics that are vital in educating Aging Life Care Professionals on the latest trends, best practices, and research in the field. Read the Journal of Aging Life Care.

Inside ALCA Magazine

ALCA Members, keep up to date with ALCA activities and events. Log in now to read the latest issue of Inside ALCA Magazine.

Aging Life Care Blog

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Grief & Dementia Care: Support for the Roller Coaster of Emotions

09/20/2018

Grief & Dementia Care:  Support for the Roller Coaster of Emotions By Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC September is World Alzheimer’s Month. In order to support the mission of raising awareness and providing education about Alzheimer’s, the Aging Life Care Association will be publishing articles that discuss different aspects of the disease. You can learn more … Continue reading Grief & Dementia Care: Support for the Roller Coaster of Emotions

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Before Turning on the Faucet: Alzheimer’s Disease and Bathing

09/13/2018

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. In order to support the mission of raising awareness and providing education about Alzheimer’s, the Aging Life Care Association will be publishing articles that discuss different aspects of the disease. You can learn more about World Alzheimer’s Month at https://www.worldalzmonth.org. It may be at the beginning when an Aging Life Care Manager® … Continue reading Before Turning on the Faucet: Alzheimer’s Disease and Bathing

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Engagement with the Arts Enhances Well-Being in Alzheimer’s Patients

09/06/2018

September is World Alzheimer’s Month. In order to support the mission of raising awareness and providing education about Alzheimer’s, the Aging Life Care Association will be publishing articles that discuss different aspects of the disease. You can learn more about World Alzheimer’s Month at https://www.worldalzmonth.org. Engagement with the Arts Enhances Well-Being By Lisa Mayfield, MA, LMHC, GMHS, … Continue reading Engagement with the Arts Enhances Well-Being in Alzheimer’s Patients

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