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Aging Life Care Professionals® also known as Geriatric Care Managers are specialized health & human service professionals advocating and directing the care of older adults and others facing ongoing health challenges. They may be trained in any number of fields related to long term care. These fields include counseling, gerontology, mental health, nursing, occupational therapy, social work and other allied health professions with a special focus on aging.
You would like advice on how to age well and plan for the future. Perhaps, you are caring for someone who has multiple medical or psychological issues. There may be concerns with safety in the home environment. Your family may need education and /or direction in dealing with behaviors associated with dementia. Some families may need information on available services.
The Aging Life Care Professional assists older adults and persons with disabilities reach their maximum functional potential. The individual's independence is encouraged, while safety and security concerns are addressed. Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality of care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry and stress for family caregivers.
They have extensive knowledge about the costs, quality, and availability of resources in their communities. One call to an Aging Life Care Professional will connect you with the appropriate resources.
All Aging Life Care Professionals are members of the Aging Life Care® Association (ALCA). Members meet stringent education, experience, and certification requirements of the organization and are required to adhere to a strict code of ethics and standards of practice.
"I have known Kathleen for several years. Her dedication to serve older adults and their families is remarkable. Kathleen is a real asset to families and the community."
"I am single without children and approaching retirement. I appreciate your guidance and resources on affordable housing options and financial planning.
Thank you for addressing my concerns."
"Thanks Kathleen for getting me started with locating my parents' legal directives—living will and medical power of attorney and assisting me with organizing their medical and financial records. Your referral to an elder law attorney has helped us with long term care planning to figure out how we will pay for costs if or when they can no longer stay at home."
"My mother is in the early stages of dementia and lives with me. Kathleen helped me to understand how to keep her safe and how to address difficult behaviors at home.
She also helped me to find the right kind of support so that I could take better care of myself."— Joan N.
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