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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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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

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® Names New CEO

    December 5 2018

    Aging Life Care Association® Press Release
    The Aging Life Care Association® (ALCA) announces the hiring of C. Taney Hamill as Chief Executive Officer. She will also serve as the CEO for the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM).

    Hamill is an accomplished senior executive in for profit, association, and non-profit environments. Her roles have included membership, operations, strategic alliances and partnerships, finance, fund raising, and new business development. Taney has a rich history as a strategist with exceptional expertise in creating and leveraging relationships. She finds solutions that result in growth and mutual benefit for all stakeholders. She is a passionate collaborator with a national reputation for helping organizations interpret trends and prepare for success.

  • Aging Life Care Managers® Work to Ease the Caregiving Burden for Families Struggling with Alzheimer's Disease

    September 26, 2018

    ALCA Press Release
    According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. In addition, 16.1 million people are acting as unpaid caregivers for those diagnosed. Many of those caregivers are long-distance, meaning that they live an average of 450 miles, or 7 hours of travel time, away from those they are caring for.

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

    August 28, 2018

    ALCA Press 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.

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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.

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Dementia & The Holidays: Tips for a Stress-Free Celebration

12/13/2018

Celebrating the Holidays with Dementia by Lisa Mayfield, MA, LMHC, GMHS, CMC, Principal, Fellow Certified Care Manager The holidays can often be a time filled with high expectations, requiring lots of energy and engagement in non-stop activities. For the individuals and families living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia, it can be challenging and a … Continue reading Dementia & The Holidays: Tips for a Stress-Free Celebration

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Home for the Holidays? Signs Your Older Loved One May Need Help

11/29/2018

Home for the Holidays? Signs Your Older Loved One May Need Help By Amanda Lewis, BA, CMC, Certified Care Manager, Aging Wisdom, LLC   In our work as Aging Life Care Managers®, a common story we hear around the holidays goes something like this: Debbie first noticed a difference in her mom at Thanksgiving. The … Continue reading Home for the Holidays? Signs Your Older Loved One May Need Help

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Aging in Place: Is It Time To Get 24 Hour Care?

11/08/2018

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By Alexa Graziani, ALCA Corporate Partner 24 hour care includes both day and overnight care, around-the-clock. Although every state has its own regulations, some of the common 24 hour care options include the following: A full day is worked by one caregiver, with breaks, and that is then followed 8 hours of rest in the … Continue reading Aging in Place: Is It Time To Get 24 Hour Care?

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