March 14, 2019
Your mom’s been admitted to the emergency room for the fifth time this month. Your dad is forgetting to take his medications and his fridge is mostly empty. You’ve been on the phone with the doctor’s office three times this week, trying to get your elderly aunt’s test results sent to the specialist. Meanwhile, you’re dealing with your own busy job, your kids’ sports schedules, and battling sleepless nights worrying about your aging parents. Sound familiar?
January 31, 2019
ALCA Press Release
Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the US and men over 85 and older have the highest rate of suicide in the country. Suicide in elder adults is a serious concern; social isolation, increasingly frail health, chronic pain, and depression are all factors that can increase an older adult’s risk of suicide.
December 5 2018
Aging Life Care Association® Press Release
The Aging Life Care Association® (ALCA) announces the hiring of C. Taney Hamill as Chief Executive Officer. She will also serve as the CEO for the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM).
Hamill is an accomplished senior executive in for profit, association, and non-profit environments. Her roles have included membership, operations, strategic alliances and partnerships, finance, fund raising, and new business development. Taney has a rich history as a strategist with exceptional expertise in creating and leveraging relationships. She finds solutions that result in growth and mutual benefit for all stakeholders. She is a passionate collaborator with a national reputation for helping organizations interpret trends and prepare for success.
September 26, 2018
ALCA Press Release
According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s. In addition, 16.1 million people are acting as unpaid caregivers for those diagnosed. Many of those caregivers are long-distance, meaning that they live an average of 450 miles, or 7 hours of travel time, away from those they are caring for.
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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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