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  • Caring for the Caregiver: Emotional Support After a Loved One’s Dementia Diagnosis
    by Samantha Colaianni on July 16, 2019 at 9:33 pm

    By Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC When a parent or spouse can no longer do what they did yesterday, it becomes another transition for the primary caregiver and for the extended family. These transitions catch us off guard and an overwhelming sense of loss and grief is experienced by the primary care provider.  They often … Continue reading Caring for the Caregiver: Emotional Support After a Loved One’s Dementia Diagnosis → The post Caring for the Caregiver: Emotional Support After a Loved One’s Dementia Diagnosis appeared first on Aging Life Care Association. […]

  • Nurturing the Nurturer: The Use of Doll Therapy for Older Adults
    by Samantha Colaianni on June 20, 2019 at 9:15 pm

    By Miriam Zucker, LMSW, ACSW, C-ASWCM As Aging Life Care Professionals®, when we are asked to assist with securing placement in a nursing home, there are many questions we ask beyond the physical and cognitive conditions that are prompting the move. Primary among those questions is: what was mom or dad’s occupation? Those families who … Continue reading Nurturing the Nurturer: The Use of Doll Therapy for Older Adults → The post Nurturing the Nurturer: The Use of Doll Therapy for Older Adults appeared first on Aging Life Care Association. […]

  • The Most Surprising Secret to Aging Well: Social Engagement
    by Samantha Colaianni on June 6, 2019 at 5:57 pm

    The Most Surprising Secret to Aging Well: Social Engagement by Jullie Gray, MSW, LICSW, CMC Ask anyone for their top advice about living a long, healthy life and you’ll probably hear tips about the importance of eating well, stopping smoking, exercising and getting regular medical checkups. Don’t throw those good habits out the window, but … Continue reading The Most Surprising Secret to Aging Well: Social Engagement → The post The Most Surprising Secret to Aging Well: Social Engagement appeared first on Aging Life Care Association. […]

  • Stories and Highlights of National Aging Life Care Month
    by Samantha Colaianni on May 30, 2019 at 5:28 pm

    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 stories via selfies and videos. Each week, ALCA asked members to share something from their world as … Continue reading Stories and Highlights of National Aging Life Care Month → The post Stories and Highlights of National Aging Life Care Month appeared first on Aging Life Care Association. […]