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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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ALCA Members may log in to access additional member resources. If you're not currently a member, create a non-member account to allow you to register for events and purchase products.

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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

  • Aging Life Care Professionals® Help Reduce Stress for Caregiving Families

    JUNE 03, 2019

    Aging Life Care Association® Press Release
    As Americans grow older, many of them will require additional aid with their day to day tasks—dressing, preparing food, taking a shower. For many families, those tasks fall to the “unpaid caregivers”—adult children, grandchildren, and other relatives assisting older adults as they age. The number of unpaid caregivers is growing—up to 43 million at the most recent survey in 2017. This number is expected to spike as the Baby Boomer generation grows older.

  • Aging Life Care Association® Celebrates Aging Life Care™ Month in May

    May 1, 2019

    ALCA Press Release
    The Aging Life Care Association (ALCA) – the nonprofit association representing 2,000 leaders in Aging Life Care™ / care management – will celebrate Aging Life Care Month, which highlights the Aging Life Care profession during the month of May.

  • The lifeline you need if you’re caring for an aging loved one

    March 14, 2019

    Considerable
    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?

  • Suicide and the Elderly: Aging Life Care Professionals® Can Help Families Identify Warning Signs

    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.

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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

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.

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Nurturing the Nurturer: The Use of Doll Therapy for Older Adults

06/20/2019

By Miriam Zucker, LMSW, ACSW, C-ASWCM As Aging Life Care Professionals®, when we are asked to assist with securing placement in a nursing home, there are many questions we ask beyond the physical and cognitive conditions that are prompting the move. Primary among those questions is: what was mom or dad’s occupation? Those families who … Continue reading Nurturing the Nurturer: The Use of Doll Therapy for Older Adults

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The Most Surprising Secret to Aging Well: Social Engagement

06/06/2019

The Most Surprising Secret to Aging Well: Social Engagement by Jullie Gray, MSW, LICSW, CMC Ask anyone for their top advice about living a long, healthy life and you’ll probably hear tips about the importance of eating well, stopping smoking, exercising and getting regular medical checkups. Don’t throw those good habits out the window, but … Continue reading The Most Surprising Secret to Aging Well: Social Engagement

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Stories and Highlights of National Aging Life Care Month

05/30/2019

Aging Life Care Professionals® across the country celebrated National Aging Life Care™ Month by providing seminars, webinars, special events, open houses, and other educational activities for the public. Many took to social media to share Aging Life Care stories via selfies and videos. Each week, ALCA asked members to share something from their world as … Continue reading Stories and Highlights of National Aging Life Care Month

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