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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

  • 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."

  • Create Your All-Star Care Team in 5 Steps

    March, 2017

    AgingCare.com
    In this country, there is a growing problem regarding a lack of supportive resources for family caregivers. There are government programs, charities, and nonprofits that might be able to help, but what caregivers often need most is sound advice, regular respite and an extra set of hands.

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

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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Observe, Recognize, Prevent: 7 Common Myths About Elder Abuse

06/15/2017

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was launched in 2006 on June 15th by the World Health Organization. Elder abuse is one of the most overlooked public health problems in the United States. Victims of abuse are three times more likely than those who weren’t mistreated to die prematurely. Learn how to identify those at risk and … Continue reading Observe, Recognize, Prevent: 7 Common Myths About Elder Abuse

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Ten Things Everyone Should Do At Retirement

05/30/2017

Retirement Checklist

When asked for their best piece of advice, Aging Life Care Professionals are quick to respond: “Be prepared,” “Make a plan for aging,” “Don’t wait for a crisis to strike,” “Build a team of trusted friends, family and professionals.” So when you head into retirement, be sure to take the necessary steps to plan for … Continue reading Ten Things Everyone Should Do At Retirement

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Alcohol and Dementia: Critical Lessons from USA and South Africa

05/25/2017

alcohol and dementia

As the experts in aging well, Aging Life Care Professionals® help families cope with and manage a variety of age-related challenges such as alcohol use and dementia.  To find a professional, visit the Aging Life Care Association’s “Find an Aging Life Care Expert” search at aginglifecare.org.  As part of National Aging Life Care Month, the … Continue reading Alcohol and Dementia: Critical Lessons from USA and South Africa

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