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  • On Dementia: Care, Community and Creativity
    by Courtney Pulitzer on February 24, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Conversations of hope, joy, and better ways to care for and support individuals living with dementia and their care partners More than 5 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease and over 15 million family members, friends and volunteers serve as care partners, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Individuals with Alzheimer’s and other dementias do not … Continue reading On Dementia: Care, Community and Creativity → The post On Dementia: Care, Community and Creativity appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Black and Brown Aging Life Care Managers® Changing The World, One Client at a Time
    by Courtney Pulitzer on February 17, 2021 at 4:08 pm

    For over 400 years, black and brown communities have experienced systemic racism and intergenerational trauma (Gibbs et al., 2020). In 2020 and 2021, we continued to experience these traumatizing events portrayed through violence, dehumanization, and oppression. The disparities among black and brown communities have been marginalized and minimized by many for so long that some … Continue reading Black and Brown Aging Life Care Managers® Changing The World, One Client at a Time → The post Black and Brown Aging Life Care Managers® Changing The World, One Client at a Time appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Sex, Money, & Your Parents: Conversations you never wanted to have
    by Courtney Pulitzer on February 10, 2021 at 5:56 pm

    Annie and her two siblings have been helping their elderly parents in a growing number of ways over the past several years. Assisting with the care and upkeep of the family home, making needed grocery runs, preparing meals, attending occasional medical appointments, and in general — ensuring things are going OK.  Their mom was diagnosed … Continue reading Sex, Money, & Your Parents: Conversations you never wanted to have → The post Sex, Money, & Your Parents: Conversations you never wanted to have appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • A Portable Living Solution & Protection – For The Ones You Love
    by Courtney Pulitzer on February 3, 2021 at 9:27 pm

      Bob and his father, John, in front of the newly delivered Wheel Pad! Brattleboro, VT What does a family do about an aging parent who lives far away on his own? This dilemma faced Bob and his wife Jennifer Jacobs. Bob’s father, John, had always been independent. Once a professor of Histology at the … Continue reading A Portable Living Solution & Protection – For The Ones You Love → The post A Portable Living Solution & Protection – For The Ones You Love appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Radon Awareness Month: Aging Life Care Specialists® go Underground
    by Courtney Pulitzer on January 29, 2021 at 9:12 pm

    Among other events, January is officially declared as Radon Awareness Month. We Aging Life Care Specialists® ask a lot of questions – most pertain to the medical, social, and emotional conditions of an older adult, and the home environment. Now, in recognition of January’s theme, we are going even deeper in the home and descending … Continue reading Radon Awareness Month: Aging Life Care Specialists® go Underground → The post Radon Awareness Month: Aging Life Care Specialists® go Underground appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

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