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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

  • Dementia; Is it ever OK to tell a white lie?

    February 11, 2020

    Keeping Us Safe
    Today's guest on the "Beyond Driving with Dignity" podcast is Mrs. Jennifer Beach, of Cleveland, Ohio. Jennifer is the founder of Advocate for Elders located in Rocky River, Ohio since 2010. Jennifer has 25 years of experience working and advocating for older adults and their families. She holds a master’s degree in Sociology from the Cleveland State University, and a bachelor of arts degree in Social Work from The Ohio State University. Jennifer is a licensed and insured Social Worker and an Advanced Aging Life Care Professional.

  • Only the lonely: UC San Diego researchers look at risks, therapies for seniors

    January 19, 2020

    San Diego Union Tribune
    They are surrounded by hundreds of other people. They have a large menu of group activities: cards, tennis, art classes, theater outings. How could anyone living in a vibrant senior community be lonely?

    But they are, according to a new study by researchers at UC San Diego’s medical school.

  • JFSGPV Meeting, JFS Care CEO, Interfaith Forum

    JAN 22, 2020

    Jewish Journal
    ALCA Board Member Steven Barlam has joined Jewish Family Service of Los Angeles (JFSLA) in the newly created role of CEO of JFS Care, an arm of the social services agency that provides home care throughout the Los Angeles area.

  • Top 10 Tips For Caring For Older Adults

    January 10, 2020

    Forbes
    The creeping prevalence of aging societies isn’t just a challenge for national governments, policymakers, and healthcare providers to solve. It affects everyone who has, or will have, an elder family member or loved one in their lives—and everyone lucky enough to grow old themselves.

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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

Download a PDF of the 2018 Journal!.

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 ALL issues of the Journal of Aging Life Care online!.

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2020: The Aging Life Care Association® Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary

02/24/2020

Thirty-five years ago a group of visionary women in eldercare created a profession and a professional association. Originally the National Association of Private Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM), this non-profit has grown from 75 members to the now 2,000-strong Aging Life Care Association® (ALCA). Since 1985, Aging Life Care Association members have cared for about two … Continue reading 2020: The Aging Life Care Association® Celebrates Its 35th Anniversary

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January Doesn’t Have to Be Dry and Discouraging

01/30/2020

Parents Aging at Home

While “Dryuary” or Dry January seems like a relatively new trend, it’s origins date back much earlier. Even the New York Times showcases the activities around when Prohibition began (Jan. 17, 1920.) January is also a month where people re-consider their over-indulgences in food and drink then hit the gyms or yoga mats and buy … Continue reading January Doesn’t Have to Be Dry and Discouraging

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Caregiving is a marathon. Make sure you have the right people in your lifeboat.

01/10/2020

Being a caregiver can be lonely. Over time, friends and family may start to fade away or your involvement with your elder can become more and more time consuming. Your world can begin to feel very small. As you encounter tricky situations, you might struggle to know how to navigate them gracefully. This caregiving race … Continue reading Caregiving is a marathon. Make sure you have the right people in your lifeboat.

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