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The CarePlan Geriatric Care Managers‘ CareBlog is a great opportunity to gain knowledge in the area of care for loved ones. Offering the advice, information and solutions to some of the toughest descisions we all have to make. Take time to scroll through the variety of articles that our CareBlog provides.

Aging Life Care Association

The Experts in Aging Well
  • Solos: They Are Looking For You
    by ALCAmarcom on October 1, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Those who serve older adults periodically come across individuals with no children or children who live at a distance from them. Historically, most adults aged 65 and above seemed to have at least one family member who could provide some measure of care and support. That situation is now changing, however, in a big way, … Continue reading Solos: They Are Looking For You → The post Solos: They Are Looking For You appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • ALCA Member Spotlight—Ann Burke, Cincinnati, Ohio
    by ALCAmarcom on September 29, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    This week we are spotlighting one of our members and recipient of the ALCA Midwest Chapter Outstanding Member Award for 2020 – Ann Sutton Burke. Tell us about your current practice? The practice I manage is CareLink, Your Experts in Aging based in Cincinnati Ohio. It is part of a non-profit agency, Jewish Family Service … Continue reading ALCA Member Spotlight—Ann Burke, Cincinnati, Ohio → The post ALCA Member Spotlight—Ann Burke, Cincinnati, Ohio appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Quality of Life – What Really Matters
    by ALCAmarcom on September 22, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Helen is 93 years old and has lived at an assisted living community since she was 90. She has a one-room suite with her own bathroom. It is decorated with her favorite things and whatever furniture that would fit. She has one window that overlooks some trees and a strategically placed bird feeder. Tom is 84 … Continue reading Quality of Life – What Really Matters → The post Quality of Life – What Really Matters appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Older Adults Admit New Technology is More Stressful Than Going to the Dentist
    by ALCAmarcom on September 15, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Older Adults Admit High Anxiety and Fear About New Technology: Candoo Tech Surveys Shows 53% of Seniors Say Learning a New Device is More Stressful Than Going to the Dentist The results of a recent survey of technology-enabled older adults show that for 53% of them, learning new tech devices such as a computer or … Continue reading Older Adults Admit New Technology is More Stressful Than Going to the Dentist → The post Older Adults Admit New Technology is More Stressful Than Going to the Dentist appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

  • Are You Prepared for a Loved One’s Care Transition?
    by ALCAmarcom on September 8, 2021 at 7:00 pm

    Without a doubt, one of the hardest things for families to do is help an aging loved one transition back home from a hospital or rehab center stay – and the stakes are huge. Many older adults who leave the hospital will be readmitted within 30 days for a variety of reasons, such as falls, … Continue reading Are You Prepared for a Loved One’s Care Transition? → The post Are You Prepared for a Loved One’s Care Transition? appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.

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