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Aging Parents-When Crisis Hits!

When a crisis hits, where do you start? You may still be in shock from the news and may not think clearly or have the perspicacity that you need. If the situation and time permit…
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Recognizing Elder Abuse and Reporting it.

Careplan Geriatric Care Managers are Mandated Reporters. Our Care Managers are dedicated to protecting our most vulnerable and fastest growing population in Ohio. If you have a client or are a concerned family member and…
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Aging Life Care Association

The Experts in Aging Well
  • COVID-19 Changes Caregiving at Home Care Facilities
    by Courtney Pulitzer on June 1, 2020 at 4:02 pm

    //// By: Annette Murphy, BA, MSW, C-ASWCM //// The challenges of COVID-19 and the fundamental change it’s bringing to caregiving and our healthcare system will be felt for years to come. Social isolation, hard to find supplies, and worry over the advisability of face-to-face medical visits are just some of the concerns of family and … Continue reading COVID-19 Changes Caregiving at Home Care Facilities → The post COVID-19 Changes Caregiving at Home Care Facilities appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Self-care During a Pandemic
    by Courtney Pulitzer on May 29, 2020 at 4:09 pm

    //// By: Harisa Paco, MSW, CMC //// Our nation has been moving towards reopening and Memorial Day weekend saw record numbers of people heading out and maneuvering how to kick-off summer in a socially distant way. While social distancing will still be important, and even as salons and other places begin hanging up their “open” … Continue reading Self-care During a Pandemic → The post Self-care During a Pandemic appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • One Care Manager’s experience through COVID-19
    by Courtney Pulitzer on May 27, 2020 at 4:20 am

    //// Written by Joan Harris, LSW,MBA, CMC //// May is Aging Life Care Month and this is one perspective through COVID-19 by an Aging Life Care Professional. As professional Care Managers (Aging Life Care Professionals), when we take on clients we are 100% committed to them, their wellness, helping them to reach their goals, being … Continue reading One Care Manager’s experience through COVID-19 → The post One Care Manager’s experience through COVID-19 appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • It Pays To Have A Creative Geriatric Care Manager
    by Courtney Pulitzer on May 22, 2020 at 5:21 pm

    Just as the COVID-19 crisis began gripping the nation, a very determined and creative Aging Life Care Manager, Rachel Hodesh, began scheduling “FaceTime” calls with our caregiver during the caregiver’s time with a very special mutual client. In her first call, the senior client spent most of the time talking about this wonderful use of … Continue reading It Pays To Have A Creative Geriatric Care Manager → The post It Pays To Have A Creative Geriatric Care Manager appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Social Isolation Due to COVID-19
    by Courtney Pulitzer on May 20, 2020 at 11:38 pm

    //// by: Kizzy Chambers //// The pandemic of COVID-19 has increased concerns about older adults’ cognition among many family members. Most of us understand that older adults or individuals with significant cognitive impairment or dementia, need stability and routine. As a result of the COVID-19, visitors are prohibited in nursing homes and assisted living facilities. … Continue reading Social Isolation Due to COVID-19 → The post Social Isolation Due to COVID-19 appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

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