Aging Life Care Association® Celebrates 10th Annual National Aging Life Care™ Month

May 2021 Fort Wayne, IN – Since its founding in 1985, Aging Life Care Association® members have focused on providing a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults and others facing health challenges. And in today’s uncertain times, Aging Life Care Professionals® are helping ensure physical, medical, and emotional needs of vulnerable seniors whileContinue reading “Aging Life Care Association® Celebrates 10th Annual National Aging Life Care™ Month”

Care Managers Are Essential Healthcare Worker’s

An Aging Life Care Professional®, also known as a geriatric care manager, is a health and human services specialist who acts as a guide and advocate for families who are caring for older relatives or disabled adults. The Aging Life Care Professional® is educated and experienced in any of several fields related to aging life careContinue reading “Care Managers Are Essential Healthcare Worker’s”

Hoarding Interventions

Hoarding is a term which is used to describe extreme hoarding behavior in humans.  It involves the collection or failure to discard large numbers of objects or animals, even when their storage causes significant clutter and impairment to basic living activities such as moving around the house, cooking, cleaning, or sleeping.  While there is no current,Continue reading “Hoarding Interventions”

Pause. Breathe. Be Mindful as a Caregiver.

As a woman we are bred to be caregivers.  As daughters we provide care to our aging parents; as wives to our husbands; as mothers to our children and as professionals, to our career and our personal success.  Over the years experts have encouraged us to have a ‘work-life balance’ but have not been successful in tellingContinue reading “Pause. Breathe. Be Mindful as a Caregiver.”