Here you will find the latest news from Proeger & Associates and posts from blog.aginglifecare.org.
Barbara Levison discusses her involvement in the Aging Life Care Association®
Proeger & Associates News
- Aging in the Right Place: Care Managers help clients prepare for Hurricane Dorian, but also for the futureMichael Moore Jr. | Herald Tribune | September 2, 2019 | View article here Care managers help people 65 and older and those with disabilities prepare for times of crisis, such as a fall, a hospital stay or in this case, a storm, but they can […]
- Aging in Place: Loneliness often goes the way of cleanlinessMichael Moore Jr. | Herald Tribune | August 5, 2019 | View article here Fear of falling, loss of vision, fine motor skills, physical ability and memory are major causes of personal care neglect, according to senior health experts. Hygiene […]
- Mindy Zelitt – Alzheimer’s Association Support Group FacilitatorMindy Zelitt, MA, CMC, recently completed her training as an Alzheimer’s Association Support Group Facilitator. […]
- Business People – Barbara LevisonHerald Tribune | April 2, 2018 | View article here Barbara Levison, of Proeger & Associates Inc., has been installed as the president-elect of the 2018 Aging Life Care Association® Florida Chapter at the 25th annual Florida ALCA conference […]
Posts from blog.AgingLifeCare.org
“Dad resists every suggestion I make! Help!”
by Courtney Pulitzer on July 10, 2020 at 8:51 pm
Susan is getting burnt out trying to care for her 91 year old father. She has a part-time job teaching and takes care of her two school-age grandchildren in the afternoons. Her mother has been gone for three years and Dad is truly struggling to stay independent, and failing at that. His neighbors and church … Continue reading “Dad resists every suggestion I make! Help!” → The post “Dad resists every suggestion I make! Help!” appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.
Caring for our Elders and Raising Abuse Awareness
by Courtney Pulitzer on June 30, 2020 at 9:37 pm
Nearly 1 in 10 American senior citizens are abused or neglected each year, yet only 1 in 14 cases of elder abuse is brought to the attention of authorities, according to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Elder abuse can mean physical and psychological harm, but it also may manifest through financial exploitation … Continue reading Caring for our Elders and Raising Abuse Awareness → The post Caring for our Elders and Raising Abuse Awareness appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.
Suicide Among Older Adults – And Help For Them
by Courtney Pulitzer on June 25, 2020 at 12:40 am
//// By Susan Birenbaum LCSW, MBA, C-ASWCM //// People do not realize that suicide is a major problem in the elderly. Since Older Adults have so many medical issues, it is assumed that death is a result of co-morbidity rather than suicide. Albeit, our society does not value older adults as other cultures do. In … Continue reading Suicide Among Older Adults – And Help For Them → The post Suicide Among Older Adults – And Help For Them appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.
Putting Pen to Paper in the Time of COVID-19
by Courtney Pulitzer on June 17, 2020 at 5:08 pm
“To write a letter is human, to receive a letter, divine” – Susan Lendroth Four years ago, I downsized. Living in an apartment house, I am now part of a community, not a formal one, but one with a passing hello in the lobby or weather conversation in the elevator. However, it was my relationship … Continue reading Putting Pen to Paper in the Time of COVID-19 → The post Putting Pen to Paper in the Time of COVID-19 appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.