The Basics of Medical Alert Systems

The Basics of Medical Alert Systems

Thinking about using a Medical Alert System / Personal Emergency Response System? ALCA Corporate Partner David Michaels shares the basics of Medical Alert Systems to help determine the best system for you or your aging loved one. What You Need to Know Before Choosing a Medical Alert System by David Michaels, Aging Life Care Association®…

Beat the Heat: 7 Safety Tips for Aging Adults

Beat the Heat: 7 Safety Tips for Aging Adults

It’s been a challenging year, with social isolation, a worldwide pandemic, and having to be confined indoors.  Now that it’s Summer, and most of the outdoor restrictions have been lifted, it is exciting to finally be able to venture outdoors and enjoy the beautiful weather, the blossoming flowers, and the abundant sunshine! However, there are…

Gray is a Color of the Rainbow

Gray is a Color of the Rainbow

This Pride Month, Aging Life Care Professionals across the country join in celebrating and honoring LGBTQ+ elders. Included in this celebration is understanding the unique needs of LGBTQ+ elders and creating care plans that support and enhance their individual lifestyles. According to SAGE, LGBTQ+ elders are: Twice as likely to be single and live alone…

National Healthcare Decisions Day: More Than One Day

National Healthcare Decisions Day: More Than One Day

“National Healthcare Decisions Day (NHDD) exists to inspire, educate and empower the public and providers about the importance of advance care planning. NHDD is an initiative to encourage patients to express their wishes regarding healthcare and for providers and facilities to respect those wishes, whatever they may be.” – The Conversation Project Make your healthcare…

Is a Career in Aging Life Care™ Right for You?

Is a Career in Aging Life Care™ Right for You?

If you are in the health and human service fields and looking for a career where you make a difference in people’s lives, stop here and watch this video. Aging Life Care Management is a fast-growing, in-demand profession where your guidance can lead families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an…

Could a Life Insurance Policy Help Pay for Care Needs Now?

Could a Life Insurance Policy Help Pay for Care Needs Now?

Real-Life Examples of Utilizing this Untapped Asset As Aging Life Care Professionals® customize care plans and resources for their clients, they are careful to evaluate and manage the client’s financial resources necessary to ensure quality care and an optimal life. An often-overlooked financial resource is life insurance. Did you know that 500,000 seniors a year…

Tips for Keeping Seniors Safe During Severe Winter Weather

Tips for Keeping Seniors Safe During Severe Winter Weather

As winter weather descends on the United States, many people are being confronted by cold weather they have never experienced before.  All of this greatly impacts the safety and well-being of the elderly, especially when weather events strike unexpectedly or with speed. Here are some tips from the experts in aging well® to help aging…

Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults & Seniors

Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults & Seniors

Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults & Seniors By Vicki Wolpoff of NorthShore Care Supply  –  an Aging Life Care Association Corporate Partner  November is Bladder Health Month — a  month is designed to encourage you to stay informed about different bladder issues, so you can proactively take care of your bladder health or help someone…

Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults & Seniors By Vicki Wolpoff of NorthShore Care Supply  –  an Aging Life Care Association Corporate Partner  November is Bladder Health Month — a  month is designed to encourage you to stay informed about different bladder issues, so you can proactively take care of your bladder health or help someone…