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Kay PaggiOn April 30 the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers became the new AGING LIFE CARE ASSOCIATION: I am Thrilled! The new website is www.aginglifecare.org, although you can still get there by simply going to www.caremanager.org. Aging Life Care Professional better describes the work I do. Aging Life Care Professionals enable older adults and their families to live well during the aging years, while meeting the dynamic challenges of the aging years and extended longevity.

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    Aging in Place: Is It Time To Get 24 Hour Care?

    Thursday, November 8, 2018

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    By Alexa Graziani, ALCA Corporate Partner 24 hour care includes both day and overnight care, around-the-clock. Although every state has its own regulations, some of the common 24 hour care options include the following: A full day is worked by one caregiver, with breaks, and that is then followed 8 hours of rest in the … Continue reading Aging in Place: Is It Time To Get 24 Hour Care?

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    Support Groups: A Great Resource for Reassurance, Practical Advice and Humor

    Thursday, November 1, 2018

    By Wendy Nathan, B.Sc., CMC “Remember, we all stumble, every one of us. That’s why  it’s a comfort to go hand in hand.” ~Emily Kimbrough November is National Family Caregiver Awareness Month.  Family caregivers give it their all day in and day out, through the laughter and tears.  No matter the duties, they make it happen. Some … Continue reading Support Groups: A Great Resource for Reassurance, Practical Advice and Humor

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    8 Ways for Caregivers in the Sandwich Generation to Reduce Stress

    Thursday, October 11, 2018

    America’s Sandwich Generation, men and women in their forties to sixties with both aging parents and children to care for, is one of the fastest growing populations. This group of people often find themselves stuck in the middle of trying to juggle a hectic schedule that includes caring for parents experiencing a decline in health, … Continue reading 8 Ways for Caregivers in the Sandwich Generation to Reduce Stress

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    Get a ‘Leg Up’ on Falls Prevention

    Thursday, September 27, 2018

    Get a ‘Leg Up’ on Falls Prevention By Nicole Amico Kane, MSW, LICSW, CMC Photo Credit: National Council on Aging To those of us who work with older adults, it comes as no surprise that falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among adults 65 and older.1 Each year, more than one in … Continue reading Get a ‘Leg Up’ on Falls Prevention

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    Grief & Dementia Care: Support for the Roller Coaster of Emotions

    Thursday, September 20, 2018

    Grief & Dementia Care:  Support for the Roller Coaster of Emotions By Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC September is World Alzheimer’s Month. In order to support the mission of raising awareness and providing education about Alzheimer’s, the Aging Life Care Association will be publishing articles that discuss different aspects of the disease. You can learn more … Continue reading Grief & Dementia Care: Support for the Roller Coaster of Emotions

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    Before Turning on the Faucet: Alzheimer’s Disease and Bathing

    Thursday, September 13, 2018

    By Miriam Zucker, LMSW, ACSW, C-ASWCM September is World Alzheimer’s Month. In order to support the mission of raising awareness and providing education about Alzheimer’s, the Aging Life Care Association will be publishing articles that discuss different aspects of the disease. You can learn more about World Alzheimer’s Month at https://www.worldalzmonth.org. It may be at the beginning when … Continue reading Before Turning on the Faucet: Alzheimer’s Disease and Bathing

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    Engagement with the Arts Enhances Well-Being in Alzheimer’s Patients

    Thursday, September 6, 2018

    September is World Alzheimer’s Month. In order to support the mission of raising awareness and providing education about Alzheimer’s, the Aging Life Care Association will be publishing articles that discuss different aspects of the disease. You can learn more about World Alzheimer’s Month at https://www.worldalzmonth.org. Engagement with the Arts Enhances Well-Being By Lisa Mayfield, MA, LMHC, GMHS, … Continue reading Engagement with the Arts Enhances Well-Being in Alzheimer’s Patients

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    Planning for the Future: Long Term Care

    Thursday, August 23, 2018

    Planning for the Future: Long Term Care Andrea Zaite, MSSA, LMSW, CMC, C-ASWCM How Will I Pay? I want to introduce you to the web site run by the federal government called https://longtermcare.acl.gov/.  Long term care is defined as receiving assistance in the areas of daily living such as bathing, incontinence care, cooking, shopping, medication … Continue reading Planning for the Future: Long Term Care

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    What Does It Mean to be an Aging Life Care Professional®?

    Thursday, July 19, 2018

    What is an Aging Life Care Professional?

    By Spencer Brown, CMC, LNFA, MSG My introduction to the field of aging was shaped heavily by having close relationships with all four of my grandparents and seeing my parents in a caregiving role.  As a college freshman in the town where one set of grandparents lived, I spent even more time with them.  In the … Continue reading What Does It Mean to be an Aging Life Care Professional®?

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    It’s Just Stuff…Right? Learning to Manage the Emotions of Downsizing

    Friday, June 29, 2018

    It’s Just Stuff…Right? By Darcy Thiel, MA, LMHC One of my businesses is called “Less Mess, Less Stress.” When I first started, it would be what I envisioned- helping people clean out that junk room, or maybe the garage so it could be parked in. For a while, it became more hoarding or condemned houses. … Continue reading It’s Just Stuff…Right? Learning to Manage the Emotions of Downsizing

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