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  • June 15th is World Elder Abuse Awareness Day June 15, 2021
    World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was launched in 2006 on June 15th by the World Health Organization. Elder abuse is one of the most overlooked public health problems in the United States. Victims of abuse are three times more likely than those who weren’t mistreated to die prematurely. Learn how to identify those at risk and […]
    Courtney Pulitzer
  • Aging Life Care Moment with Spencer Brown, MSG, BA, LNFA, CMC June 14, 2021
    Spencer Brown an Aging Life Care Professional® at Accountable Aging Care Management and ALCA’s South Central Chapter President shares his professional journey in Aging Life Care and ideas on how to increase membership. The post Aging Life Care Moment with Spencer Brown, MSG, BA, LNFA, CMC appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.
    Courtney Pulitzer
  • Aging Life Care Moment with Jangir Sultan, OTR/L, M.S. AT, LNHA June 10, 2021
    Listen to how Jangir Sultan, Founder and CEO of Patient Advocates of NY, utilizes his #ALCA membership to network and continue his education, along with a great suggestion on how to grow membership. The post Aging Life Care Moment with Jangir Sultan, OTR/L, M.S. AT, LNHA appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.
    Courtney Pulitzer
  • Six things you can do right now to prevent falls at home June 9, 2021
    The CDC reports one in four Americans aged 65+ fall each year. The risk of falling will increase with more seniors quarantined at home. Here are some areas you can examine in your home right now to reduce the risk of falls at home. 1. Rugs, Mats, Carpets You can start your home safety assessment […]
    Courtney Pulitzer
  • Aging Life Care Moment with Byron Cordes, MSW, LCSW, CASWCM, CMC June 7, 2021
    Listen to Byron Cordes, President of Sage Care Management, 2020 Recipient of the ALCA Adele Elkind Award, and NACCM Board President as he talks about the trajectory of his career in Aging Life Care Management.   The post Aging Life Care Moment with Byron Cordes, MSW, LCSW, CASWCM, CMC appeared first on Aging Life Care […]
    Courtney Pulitzer
  • Aging Life Care Moment with Victor Alcala, MSW, MSG, CMC June 3, 2021
    Beginning to showcase diversity in gender, ALCA member Victor Alcala of Alcala Care Management Services talks about his first caregiving experiences that led him to a career in care management. Being brought into the fold of ALCA from another member, Victor also talks about ways the association can diversify membership and the industry. Victor has […]
    Courtney Pulitzer
  • What are the signs of caregiver burnout? June 2, 2021
    ALCA Members feel strongly about helping family caregivers avoid burnout. With June as Men’s Health Awareness Month we are featuring some of ALCA’s male members who have built a career out of Aging Life Care Management and on male caregivers, who often do not ask for help. ALCA Board Member, Co-Chair of the President’s Committee, […]
    Courtney Pulitzer
  • Focusing on Healthy Aging for Men During Men’s Health Month June 2, 2021
    The number of male caregivers is on the rise along with the average age of caregivers and the amount of stress impacting men’s health. According to a 2020 report “Caregiving in the U.S” by the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, 39% of family caregivers are male and 34% are Baby Boomers. Twenty-three percent of […]
    Courtney Pulitzer
  • ALCA Members Embodies Older American’s Month Motto May 31, 2021
    This May the Aging Life Care Association celebrated its 10th annual Aging Life Care Month, while acknowledging the Administration on Community Living’s Older Americans Month celebration. Aging Life Care Professionals have always been a part of the continuum of care for older adults—and part of the “Community of Strength” for aging loved ones and their […]
    Courtney Pulitzer
  • Collaboration Enhances Aging Life Care and “Communities of Strength” May 26, 2021
    At Aging Wisdom we are guided by a set of values that are naturally woven into our company culture and our work as Aging Life Care Professionals®: Integrity. Professionalism. Compassion. Collaboration. Service to our clients and our community. While each value is precious and essential, it is often through Collaboration that we experience incredible serendipity […]
    Courtney Pulitzer

Summer Self-Care: Resources to Take a Caregiving Break

When you are responsible for the care of an aging loved one, a summer vacation or weekend getaway may seem impossible or out-of-reach. Questions race through your mind: What happens if Mom falls? Who will remind Dad to take his medications? What if th...

8 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Developing Dementia

Your genetics do not have to be the final word on your brain’s health. Through small, easy lifestyle changes, you can reduce your risk of developing dementia, and improve your quality of life while you’re at it. 8 Tips for Reducing the Ris...

Observe, Recognize, Prevent: 7 Common Myths About Elder Abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was launched in 2006 on June 15th by the World Health Organization. Elder abuse is one of the most overlooked public health problems in the United States. Victims of abuse are three times more likely than those who were...

Ten Things Everyone Should Do At Retirement

When asked for their best piece of advice, Aging Life Care Professionals are quick to respond: “Be prepared,” “Make a plan for aging,” “Don’t wait for a crisis to strike,” “Build a team of trusted friend...

Alcohol and Dementia: Critical Lessons from USA and South Africa

As the experts in aging well, Aging Life Care Professionals® help families cope with and manage a variety of age-related challenges such as alcohol use and dementia. To find a professional, visit the Aging Life Care Association’s “Find an ...

Pleural Mesothelioma

Pleural mesothelioma is the most common type of asbestos-related cancer. Though it’s an aggressive illness, ongoing advancements in chemotherapy, surgery and clinical trials are extending patients' lives years beyond their life expectancy.