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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

  • Caring for Someone with Alzheimer’s During the COVID-19 Outbreak: 5 Tips

    April 2, 2020

    Healthline
    Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease during the pandemic brings about challenges, especially given the social distancing measures put in place.

  • How to Care for Your Aging Parents From a Distance

    April 2, 2020

    US News
    FINDING CARE FOR YOUR aging parents is usually a rushed and stressful experience, when you have limited time to find facilities or caregivers before your parents are discharged from the hospital. And it's even more difficult if you live in a different city and can't be there to monitor their care. Even if your parents haven't had an emergency, you may worry that you'll miss clues that they need extra help with their everyday lives when you aren't there to check in regularly. But new resources and technology are making it easier to find and manage care for your parents from a distance.

  • How to decide whether to bring your elderly parent home from assisted living during the pandemic

    March 30, 2020

    CNN
    With the coronavirus moving through facilities that house older adults, families across the country are wondering "Should I bring Mom or Dad home?"

  • As Life Moves Online, an Older Generation Faces a Digital Divide

    March 27, 2020

    New York Times
    For more than a week, Linda Quinn, 81, has isolated herself inside her Bellevue, Wash., home to keep away from the coronavirus. Her only companion has been her goldendoodle, Lucy.
    To blunt the solitude, Ms. Quinn’s daughter, son-in-law and two grandsons wanted to hold video chats with her through Zoom, a videoconferencing app. So they made plans to call and talk her through installing the app on her computer.

  • 6 Hot Jobs That Cater to Older Adults

    March 5, 2020

    Next Avenue
    The needs of aging boomers and their parents are opening up a variety of job opportunities. And you can plug into these careers without spending tons of money or years in a classroom preparing for them.

Newsroom

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

How Responsible Parties Value Aging Life Care Professionals'® Services.

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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Should I move mom back home?

04/03/2020

By: Lisa Mayfield As more residents in retirement communities are diagnosed with COVID-19, some families are struggling with the decision of whether to bring their parents back home. With all the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19, this is an understandable and important question. Yet any consideration of a move should not be taken lightly, especially with so … Continue reading Should I move mom back home?

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Engagement During Isolation

04/01/2020

by Lisa Kaufman Even if I have been a member of the Aging Life Care Association for nearly 20 years, I have always thought of myself as the “red-headed stepchild”  (yes, go ahead and laugh if you know me…) of ALCA. And now I see an opportunity for my “particular set of skills” to be … Continue reading Engagement During Isolation

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Tips to Managing Anxiety in Challenging Times

03/30/2020

By:  Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Walnut Creek, CA   The current worldwide pandemic is causing sleepless nights, hand wringing and some strange behaviors having to do with fear that can sometimes bring out the worst in us.  However, we are also seeing some incredible acts of kindness and selflessness in neighbors helping neighbors.  As, … Continue reading Tips to Managing Anxiety in Challenging Times

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