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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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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

  • Frequently Asked Questions for Aging Life Care Professionals

    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."

  • The 4 Red Flags to Look for When Visiting Aging Loved Ones During the Holidays

    December 14, 2017

    ALCA Press Release
    "If you return home for the holidays, these next few months are a key time to observe the aging adults in your life and notice if any help is needed. The Aging Life Care Association® has provided a list of warning signs to watch for."

  • Caring for a Parent From Far Away

    November 17, 2017

    Kiplinger
    Caregiving for an elderly parent or relative is especially hard for the nation's seven million long-distance caregivers.

  • Aging Life Care Professionals® Provide Support and Answers During National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

    November 1, 2017

    Aging Life Care Association Press Release
    Caring for someone with dementia can test even the strongest of relationships. The anxiety, agitation and erratic behavior often associated with dementia may be hard for a spouse or adult child to understand or manage. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than 5 million people are currently living with Alzheimer’s. By 2050, this number could increase to 16 million, making Alzheimer’s and other dementias a growing health concern.

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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An Aging Life Care Specialist, Her Client, and a Cup of Tea

02/15/2018

An Aging Life Care Specialist, Her Client, and a Cup of Tea by Miriam Zucker, LMSW, ACSW, C-ASWCM As Aging Life Care Specialists, much has been written about the concrete services we provide: homecare arrangements, assessments, liaisons with doctors. But what about those intimate moments when we are sitting across the table with a client? It … Continue reading An Aging Life Care Specialist, Her Client, and a Cup of Tea

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This Valentine’s Day, Look for the “Sweetness” in Caregiving

02/09/2018

By Lisa Laney, MSW, CMC “My mama always said, life is like a box of chocolates…” This line from Forrest Gump chimes a bell to those of us providing services to families involved in elder care…. and as the quote continues, “You never know what you’re gonna get.” As much as our culture appreciates and utilizes … Continue reading This Valentine’s Day, Look for the “Sweetness” in Caregiving

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How Do You Know It’s Dementia When Dad Can Still Do the Crossword?

02/01/2018

By Deborah Liss Fins, LICSW, ACSW, CMC The onset of early dementia is not always obvious. Especially when your loved one is smart and can compensate for memory loss, or is clever and determined to hide symptoms, it can be difficult to know whether what seems “off” is really so. Maybe your dad has always been … Continue reading How Do You Know It’s Dementia When Dad Can Still Do the Crossword?

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