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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

  • Top 10 Tips For Caring For Older Adults

    January 10, 2020

    Forbes
    The creeping prevalence of aging societies isn’t just a challenge for national governments, policymakers, and healthcare providers to solve. It affects everyone who has, or will have, an elder family member or loved one in their lives—and everyone lucky enough to grow old themselves.

  • Geriatric Care Managers Advocate for Seniors — and Their Caregivers

    January 9, 2020

    AARP
    n the past, extended families often shared the job of tending to their senior loved ones. These days, families may live farther apart, and the responsibility for care can fall on one overwhelmed family member.

    The good news is that geriatric care managers can help.

  • Seminole Resident Liz Barlowe Steps Up to Lead the Aging Life Care Association® in its 35th Year

    JANUARY 03, 2020

    ALCA Press Release
    Liz Barlowe, MA, CMC was recently elected as President of the Aging Life Care Association® Board of Directors (ALCA). Aging Life Care Professionals® have advanced degrees and are experts in health and human services. They assess the needs of older adults and the disabled, and work with the family to provide recommendations for needed goods and services to enhance quality of life, health advocacy, and appropriate housing and care needs. They assist families with the myriad of considerations through cost-effective strategies and superior service.

  • How to choose a nursing home for someone you love

    Jan 2, 2020

    MarketWatch
    If you’re looking for a safe nursing home for your loved one, the federal government’s new comparison tool is helpful starting point, but long-term care experts advise digging a bit deeper.

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

Download a PDF of the 2018 Journal!.

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!.

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.

Aging Life Care Blog

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Caregiving is a marathon. Make sure you have the right people in your lifeboat.

01/10/2020

Being a caregiver can be lonely. Over time, friends and family may start to fade away or your involvement with your elder can become more and more time consuming. Your world can begin to feel very small. As you encounter tricky situations, you might struggle to know how to navigate them gracefully. This caregiving race … Continue reading Caregiving is a marathon. Make sure you have the right people in your lifeboat.

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Is it Time for Help? Knowing When Your Aging Loved One Can’t Go it Alone Anymore

12/18/2019

The holiday season is typically the time when families and friends visit aging loved ones more than during the year. Frequently, this is also the time when they discover troubling changes in health, behavior or physical appearance of their elder loved one. Many will discover their aging loved one now needs more help or attention … Continue reading Is it Time for Help? Knowing When Your Aging Loved One Can’t Go it Alone Anymore

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Tips for Hosting Aging Adults

11/26/2019

If your Thanksgiving holiday is fortunate enough to include multiple generations at the dinner table, here are some simple tips for keeping aging loved ones engaged, comfortable and safe during holiday celebrations. Last Minute Thanksgiving Tips for Hosting Aging Adults By Lisa Mayfield, MA, LMHC, GMHS, CMC – Aging Life Care Association® President When planning … Continue reading Last Minute Thanksgiving Tips for Hosting Aging Adults

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