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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

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

    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?

  • 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.

  • Aging Life Care Association® Names New CEO

    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.

  • Aging Life Care Managers® Work to Ease the Caregiving Burden for Families Struggling with Alzheimer's Disease

    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.

  • 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

    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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    Navigating Life After a Parkinson’s Diagnosis with an Aging Life Care Professional


    By:  Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Aging Life Care Professional April is Parkinson’s Disease Awareness Month. When an individual is diagnosed with Parkinson’s, it can be all consuming and take over as the focus of life. However, with some excellent coaching, it is easy to see that the diagnosis is only part of who the … Continue reading Navigating Life After a Parkinson’s Diagnosis with an Aging Life Care Professional

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    Navigating the Overwhelming Options of Long-Term Care


    Navigating the Overwhelming Options of Long-Term Care by Nicole Amico Kane, MSW, LICSW, CMC We are an aging nation.  Since 2011, baby boomers have been turning 65 at an average rate of 10,000 per day.  This will continue until 2030.  And we are living longer.  Fortunately, we are also healthier and more active than past … Continue reading Navigating the Overwhelming Options of Long-Term Care

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    Long-Term Care – Partnering with an Aging Life Care Manager®


    by Frances Mir MSN, RN, CMC Planning for long-term care as one continues to age can become a process that requires research, pre-planning, and financial overview. The good news is that there are opportunities for seeking a range of services and working collaboratively with professionals who can assist with the steps of long-term care planning. … Continue reading Long-Term Care – Partnering with an Aging Life Care Manager®

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