Journal of Aging Life Care™

Beginning in 1990, The Journal of Aging Life Care™ is published twice a year. 2020 marks its debut as a peer-reviewed journal containing in-depth articles and case studies on clinical topics as well as business topics vital in educating Aging Life Care Managers on the latest trends, best practices, and research in the field.

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In May 2015 the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAPGCM) changed its name to Aging Life Care Association® (ALCA). The profession of “Geriatric Care Management,” as defined by this organization, was changed to the Aging Life Care™ profession and its practitioners “Aging Life Care Professionals®. The use of the phrases “Aging Life Care” and “geriatric care management” on these pages share the same meaning.

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All articles published in Inside ALCA (formerly Inside NAPGCM) and the Journal of Aging Life Care™ are the property of ALCA and protected by US and international copyright laws. Except as provided herein, no publication, reproduction, or reprinting of these articles is allowed without the express written permission of ALCA. Notwithstanding the foregoing, permission is hereby given for members of ALCA to access and download these articles for the legitimate pursuit of their personal research, study, teaching, or practice. Members may also share articles with colleagues in the Aging Life Care™/geriatric care management field, on an occasional, non-systematic, and individualized basis. No commercial use may be made of these articles, nor may they be posted to any website, including discussion forum. Under no circumstances may copyright notices or other means of identification in an article be removed or altered.

Journal 2020 Editorial Board

EDITOR

Kaaren Boothroyd | Tucson, AZ

EDITORIAL BOARD

Kim Evanoski, EdD, CMC, MPA, LMSW | Ithaca, NY
Karla Lindeen, BS, MBA, CMC | Palm Harbor, FL
Phyllis Lindsay, BSN, RN | Plymouth, MA
Jean Llamas MSN, RN, CCM, ACM-RN, NCG, CDP, BCPA | Algonquin, IL

PEER REVIEW BOARD

Linda M. Distlerath, PhD, JD | Bluffton, SC
Veneilya A. Harden, MA, EdD | Albany, NY
Lenard W. Kaye, DSW, PhD | Bangor, ME
Rebecca Montano, PhD, MBA, CRC, CCM, CMC, CDP, CMDCP | La Jolla, CA

Aging Life Care Blog

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Staying Safe Post-Vaccine

04/14/2021

After almost a year of living during a pandemic, there is finally a light at the end of the tunnel! Thanks to the rollout of vaccines for the coronavirus, we finally can hope to return to a state of normalcy by the end of the year. But it is important to continue to exercise caution … Continue reading Staying Safe Post-Vaccine

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A Preventable Disaster Saddened and Frustrated Me

04/07/2021

“Living with a Visionary” is a beautifully written essay by John Matthias, Professor Emeritus and writer, published in the New Yorker on February 1, 2021. It starts out as one of the most touching descriptions of living with a person with dementia that I have ever read. His wife, Diana, had Lewy Body Dementia and … Continue reading A Preventable Disaster Saddened and Frustrated Me

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Racial Bias in Requesting Caregivers: How to rise above this problem!

04/02/2021

“My father will not tolerate a ____________ (fill-in-the-blank) caregiver.  Can you promise me a ____________ one?” Having run a home care business for over 30 years I have heard this request many times over to my disbelief and sadness that an adult would not just want the best trained, most experienced, and kind caregiver for … Continue reading Racial Bias in Requesting Caregivers: How to rise above this problem!

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