Communities and Social Media
Aging Life Care Association® (ALCA) reaches members and beyond through active social media sites: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube. Via private discussions, social media give members another channel for networking and access to resources and referrals. At the same time, our public pages focus attention on the work of our members and give audiences a place to find professionals in their community.
Click the links above to “like,” “follow,” or “connect” with ALCA.
ALCA Member Listserv
The ALCA Listserv offers access to immediately post questions and respond in a members-only environment. The Member Listserv is a quick and easy way to bounce ideas off of your colleagues, ask tough questions, refer, and get referrals. “Best of the Listserv” is featured in the Inside ALCA Magazine, log in to view past issues.
Contact ALCA to subscribe to the Member Listserv.
LinkedIn is used for professional networking and following business updates. LinkedIn is a great place to make professional connections with referral sources, such as elder law attorneys, accountants, bank trust officers, community groups, etc.
LinkedIn features thousands of interest “groups” – ranging from topical interests to specific company, school, and professional affiliations. ALCA opened its first group in 2009.
Having a business page on Facebook is a great way to gain visibility in front of primary demographics that would be looking for an ALCM. Share photos, memories, events, and status updates on your business to help market your business.
Follow ALCA's Facebook page for news and event announcements. and join the private group
As the main place where journalists hang out, Twitter is an excellent source for breaking news, topical information, and networking with professional and businesses that interest you.
Follow ALCA’s Twitter to get member and corporate partner updates, and aging information.
Like an ever evolving vision board, Pinterest allows users to save and share pictures and articles on “boards." Pinterest is a great resource for brainstorming, content curation, and browsing new ideas.
Follow ALCA’s Pinterest.
Taking the power of Twitter and the visual impact of Pinterest, sharing images on Instagram is another way to visually engage potential clients, and grow your network.
Follow ALCA’s Instagram.
YouTube is a video sharing website where users can post videos from events, or ones they recorded themselves. YouTube is an excellent source for interviews from professionals on aging and other topics.
ALCA’s YouTube page will lead you into a treasure trove of videos where members and corporate partners share their experience and wisdom.