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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

  • To help elderly dad hold off mooching adult kids, call in the experts

    July 2, 2017

    Los Angeles Times
    I feel that my sisters' and their husbands' behavior is senior financial abuse. I read that this situation happens a lot in families, where the kids will milk an elderly, wealthy, sympathetic parent or grandparent, sometimes draining their savings.

  • Aging Life Care Association® to Celebrate Aging Life Care™ Month in May

    April 27, 2017

    ALCA Press Release
    “With a spotlight shining on the caregiving challenges faced by families, more attention is being paid to the impact our aging population has on our communities and resources,” says ALCA President Amy O’Rourke, MPH, NHA, CMC. “Aging Life Care Professionals are responding to the needs of families and helping adults plan for and face age-related challenges.”

  • How to Care for Aging Parents From a Distance

    April 27, 2017

    Yahoo Finance
    "If you're worried about mom or dad, you need to get someone in the balance who can give you some objective feedback," says Emily Saltz, CEO of LifeCare Advocates, a geriatric care agency in Massachusetts. "That burden is emotionally more difficult when kids live at a distance."

  • An increased death rate means changing care landscape in South Carolina

    April 16, 2017

    The Post and Courier
    "In the past five years, annual deaths in South Carolina increased from roughly 42,000 to 47,500. A corresponding demand for providers who deal with end-of-life care has been made clear by an increasing number of people in hospice and receiving in-home services. "

  • When You’re Taking Care of Your Kids and Your Parents at the Same Time

    March 25, 2017

    She Knows
    "This group of people often find themselves stuck in the middle of trying to juggle a hectic schedule that includes caring for parents experiencing a decline in health, keeping up with adult children as they struggle to 'make it on their own' and begin their families and managing the financial and emotional stressors that arise throughout these circumstances."


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

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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I’m Still Listening: Communication and Dementia


No matter the level of one’s memory loss, stage of Alzheimer’s disease, or type of dementia, human connection and communication is important to overall well-being. Communication requires patience, understanding, and good listening skills. But often, even the most well-trained or educated caregiver gets frustrated or avoids communication altogether. July is Social Wellness Awareness Month, and … Continue reading I’m Still Listening: Communication and Dementia

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Beat the Heat: Summer Safety Tips for Aging Adults



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

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Summer Self-Care: Resources to Take a Caregiving Break


When you are responsible for the care of an aging loved one, a summer vacation or weekend getaway may seem impossible or out-of-reach. Questions race through your mind: What happens if Mom falls? Who will remind Dad to take his medications? What if there is a storm? You feel overwhelmed and cancel your plans. But … Continue reading Summer Self-Care: Resources to Take a Caregiving Break

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