Journal of Aging Life Care™

Beginning in 1990, The Journal of Aging Life Care™ is published twice a year. 2020 marked 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 2021 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
Karen Knutson, MSN, MBA, RN | Bryn Mawr, PA
Rebecca Montano, PhD, MBA, CRC, CCM, CMC, CDP, CMDCP | La Jolla, CA

Aging Life Care Blog

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Caregivers Guide to Oral Care

01/23/2023

Guide to Oral Care

Dr. Alisa Kaufman, a dentist specializing in geriatric care, shares her expertise to help caregivers become more confident in providing daily oral care to seniors — whether by brushing, flossing and using picks, or removing and cleaning full or partial dentures. Below is first in a two-part series of a caregivers guide to oral care. … Continue reading Caregivers Guide to Oral Care

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Dementia and the Holidays: Tips for a Comfortable Celebration

12/15/2022

holidays with dementia

The holidays can often be filled with high expectations, requiring lots of energy and engagement in non-stop activities. For the individuals living with Alzheimer’s or a related dementia and their families, holidays can be challenging and a time of high anxiety. Festivities can agitate, confuse, and overstimulate persons living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. … Continue reading Dementia and the Holidays: Tips for a Comfortable Celebration

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Helping Your Aging Loved One Manage Their Finances

12/05/2022

Woman counting coins on table

As our senior loved ones age, we may start seeing physical and mental signs of decline. While some signs are not worrisome, others may be more concerning: anxiety, depression, forgetfulness, and mishandling money. These could indicate more serious issues and are risky behaviors. So here are four things you can do to help your aging … Continue reading Helping Your Aging Loved One Manage Their Finances

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