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.
August 28, 2018
ALCA Press Release
Disaster planning is an important part of caregiving. When the unexpected occurs, like a flood or wildfire, minutes can be the difference between a safe evacuation and a more dangerous situation. Aging Life Care Managers can help families create and implement disaster plans. These professionals can assess a families’ situation, locate resources and support, and coordinate care plans so that older adults or others in need of services can age safely and with confidence.
August 6, 2018
Len Fishman, director of the University of Massachusetts Boston’s Gerontology Institute, was talking about an urgent issue in a society that values “aging in place”: deciding the right time to leave your home and move into housing for seniors.
Make the move too soon, and you lose an important part of yourself. That’s one fear. But wait too long — until your physical or cognitive state has greatly deteriorated — and any place that’s not depressing won’t take you. That’s the other fear.
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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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