June 20, 2018
The Aging Life Care professional is educated and experienced in any of several fields related to aging life care/care management, including, but not limited to nursing, gerontology, social work or psychology, with a specialized focus on issues related to aging and elder care.Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers...
May 25, 2018
As a nation, we are aging rapidly. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, America's 65-and-over population is projected to nearly double to 88 million by 2050.
This means that in families across the country, kids and parents are going to be switching roles. As parents age, they are becoming their own kids’ children in many respects, requiring time and care as well as sometimes creating a financial burden.
May 11, 2018
When older adults can no longer care for themselves, it’s usually up to their family members to take over the responsibility. But it’s hard to know where to begin managing the care of someone who has chronic health conditions, requires frequent doctor visits and needs assistance at home – which may be in another town.
May 1, 2018
Aging Life Care Association Press Release
"The Aging Life Care Association (ALCA) – the nonprofit association representing 2,000 leaders in Aging Life Care™ / care management – will celebrate the 7th annual Aging Life Care Month, which highlights the Aging Life Care profession during the month of May. The Association will begin its celebration with the 34th Annual Aging Life Care Association Conference in Chicago, IL, May 9-12, 2018."
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.
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