Membership Benefits

Benefits for all members

Additional Benefits for Advanced Professional level members
Membership Dues Structure
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ALCA responds to the needs of our members at every step of their careers. Members have access to specifically tailored resources that will optimize their performance in the growing field of Aging Life Care™ / geriatric care management.

All member levels gain access to the following benefits:

Chapter Membership
Make important connections in your region, as you network, learn, and share with your peers. When you participate at local and national levels your marketing and business efforts flourish. Learn more about ALCA’s 9 regional chapters.

Stay informed with the most relevant news and information for the profession, by the profession. Trends you need to know, along with case studies and best practices, all provide you with meaningful information that help you with clients and your business practices.

  • Inside ALCA Magazine (formerly Inside NAPGCM Magazine)
  • The New Journal of Geriatric Care Management – now available online
  • e-Flash newsletters

LinkedIn and Facebook Groups
Interact with your peers and interested consumers through the innovation of social networking. Start discussions, raise questions, or simply post food for thought that improves the profession. Linked and Facebook groups are available to all members.

Consumers can find you with “Find an Aging Life Care Expert” (formerly “Find a Care Manager”)
All members at the Advanced, Professional, and Associate Levels of Membership are listed in searches conducted by consumers through “Find an Aging Life Care Expert.” This valuable tool brings potential clients directly to you.

ALCA Member Listserv
Ask, answer, and listen. Listserv groups offer you access to immediately post questions, or respond to answers in a members-only environment.

Both clinical (with CEs) and business webinars keep you ahead of the curve no matter how big or small your practice.

Podcasts are made available for those who may have missed an ALCA Annual Conference or if attendees would like a repeat performance from a featured presentation.

Practice Management and Business Development Marketing Resources
Many Aging Life Care Professionals™ / geriatric care managers are self-employed or run small businesses. The business and marketing resources tailored to our profession keep you abreast of the latest technologies, trends, and strategies to make your business and marketing efforts smarter.

ALCA Member Logo
Members can promote their professional affiliation through use of the official ALCA member logo.

Member Discounts
From events to specialized education, you gain access to greatly reduced rates – a smart investment in your future.

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Additional Benefits (Advanced Professional level members)

Members who sit in the Advanced level, also gain special access to:

Annual Conference Advanced Member Roundtable
Gain valuable insights through conversations with other professionals in a setting designed with your specific needs in mind.

Eligibility for national leadership positions and press interviews
Engage your peers, the profession and consumers through committee and board participation. Stand out as a resource for media inquiries, quotes, articles and feature stories.

Free access to ALCA’s Live Clinical (CE) Webinars and reduced pricing for Recorded Conference Podcasts
Four clinical webinars are available to you annually on topics that are relevant to your practice.

  • Webinars with Continuing Education Credit Hours
  • Podcasts of conference speakers
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Annual Membership Dues (includes Regional Chapter membership)

Membership Level Membership Dues
Advanced Professional Level (formerly Certified Geriatric Care Manager)
     includes Fellows of the Leadership Academy
Professional Level (formerly Associate Geriatric Care Manager)  $295
Associate Level (formerly Provisional Member)  $245
Student Level Member  $85
Emeritus Level Member  $95

Dues Structure for members joining at different times of the year:

  • Apply and Join between January 1st and June 30th, for full membership dues. $25 application fee applies. Membership good through December 31st of current year.
  • Apply and Join between July 1st and September 30th, and pay ONE-HALF annual dues. $25 application fee applies. Membership good through December 31st of current year.
  • Apply and Join between October 1st and December 31st, to receive “15 months for 12″. $25 application fee applies. Membership good through December 31st of incoming year.

Special rates apply to new applicants only; they do not apply to dues renewals. Membership dues based on Calendar year (January – December).

Dues Renewal Discounts:

  • 3-10 Members in one company – 10% discount
  • 11+ Members in one company – 15% discount

In order to qualify for Renewal Discounts, all invoices must be submitted simultaneously or names of members must be listed on an attached sheet. Discounts ONLY apply to Advanced Professional, Professional, and Associate Membership Levels only.

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