April 17, 2018
"For many frail older Americans, assisted living has become an increasingly popular alternative to remaining in their homes. You can live in a comfortable residence, receive the services that you need, such as help with bathing and dressing, as well as avoid the institutionalized setting of a nursing home."
March 8, 2018
New technologies, even successful ones, often seem more like toys than tools—for most of us, telling a smart speaker to turn on the lights is fun but not really life-changing. But digital advances can make a big difference to older adults, making it easier for them to maintain social contacts, monitor their health, and preserve their independence.
March 7, 2018
Aging Life Care Association Press Release
According to a 2013 Pfizer study, the hardest conversation to have with older adults is telling them to stop driving; even more so than final wishes.
The Aging Life Care Association® has offered a list of warning signs and behaviors that can signal an older driver has become risky or unsafe.
January 23, 2018
Right at Home
"Aging Life Care Professionals are specialized caseworkers who focus on holistic geriatric care management. Like a social worker, an Aging Life Care Professional can be an excellent resource for both family caregivers and isolated older adults, providing help and advocacy across a variety of disciplines. And like a social worker, Aging Life Care Professionals must be educated, experienced and certified to work with older adults in such a capacity."
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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.
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