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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
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.
7 Common Myths About Elder Abuse
by Courtney Pulitzer on June 15, 2020 at 3:57 pm
World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was launched in 2006 on June 15th by the World Health Organization. Elder abuse is one of the most overlooked public health problems in the United States. Victims of abuse are three times more likely than those who weren’t mistreated to die prematurely. Learn how to identify those at risk and … Continue reading 7 Common Myths About Elder Abuse → The post 7 Common Myths About Elder Abuse appeared first on Aging Life Care Association.