Aging Life CareWhat You Need to Know
As a member of the Aging Life Care Association (ALCA), We have access to incredible resources and information about our industry and aging. This graph emphasizes the “8 knowledge areas” for an Aging Life Care Professional®.
When caregiving for an aging family member becomes overwhelming, it may be time to contact us for help. If you are experiencing any of these items, we are her to help!
- The person you are caring for has limited or no family support.
- Your family has just become involved with helping the individual and needs direction about available services.
- The person you are caring for has multiple medical or psychological issues.
- The person you are caring for is unable to live safely in his/her current environment.
- Your family is either “burned out” or confused about care solutions.
- Your family has limited time and/or expertise in dealing with your loved ones’ chronic care needs.
- Your family is at odds regarding care decisions.
- The person you are caring for is not pleased with current care providers and requires advocacy.
- The person you are caring for is confused about his/her own financial and/or legal situation.
- Your family needs education and/or direction in dealing with behaviors associated with dementia.