Stories from National Aging Life Care Month

Aging Life Care Professionals® across the country celebrated National Aging Life Care™ Month by providing seminars, webinars, special events, open houses, and other educational activities for the public. Many took to social media to share Aging Life Care
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May Is National Aging Life Care™ Month

The Aging Life Care Association (ALCA) – the nonprofit association representing 2,000 leaders in Aging Life Care™ / care management – will celebrate the profession during the month of May. Special events come on the heels of a professional conference
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Vicki Basilio, R.N, Joins Umbrella Care Team

Umbrella Care Management, the region’s premiere provider of professional care management services, is proud to welcome new Care Manager Vi(...)

Hiring A Geriatric Care Manager

Being a caregiver for an elderly adult can be fraught with unforeseen and challenging situations that many relatives are ill equipped to handle. Managing all the details and logistics required for sit(...)

Planning For Long-Term Care

You can never know for sure if you will need long-term care. Maybe you will never need it. But an unexpected accident, illness, or injury can change your needs, sometimes suddenly. The best time to th(...)

What Is a Geriatric Care Manager?

A geriatric care manager, usually a licensed nurse or social worker who specializes in geriatrics, is a sort of “professional relative” who can help you and your family to identify needs and find (...)

Benefits of Geriatric Care Manager

Geriatric care managers provide services in the client’s home—wherever that may be— and their services are:

What Are the Benefits of Hiring a Professional Geriatric Care Manager?

So many adult children are caring for their aging parents today while balancing their own lives. On the other hand, many aging parents are caring for themselves and/or an aging spouse with significant(...)

Choosing a Hospice: 16 Questions to Ask

Hospice is a set of services that we all may need someday – if not for ourselves, for our parents. While death is not an option for any of us, we do have choices about(...)