Formerly known as the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers, “Aging Life Care is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing health challenges. The Aging Life Care Professional is a health and human services specialist who is a guide, advocate, and resource for families caring for an older relative or disabled adult. Working with families, the expertise of Aging Life Care Professionals™ provides the answers at a time of uncertainty. Their guidance leads families to the actions and decisions that ensure quality care and an optimal life for those they love, thus reducing worry, stress and time off of work for family caregivers.”
This profession is a wonderful resource to families, as they try to navigate the maze to elder care services. As our society continues to age, it’s importance will only increase in value.
Aging Life Care Professionals are trained in various fields related to long-term care. These can include, but are not limited to the following:
- mental health
- occupational therapy
- social work
- and other allied health professions, with a specialized focus on issues related to aging.
Do you currently feel that your aging loved one is at a point and time in their lives, where they are a potential candidate for assistance? Are you struggling to find resources available for them? If so, visit “Find an Aging Life Care Expert.” to locate an Aging Life Care Professional in your area.
Additionally, if a personal emergency response system, (also know as a “PERS” or “medic alert”), could be of benefit, please call us at 877-449-5566 or visit online. Remember – even when home care or family caregivers aren’t with them – a medical alarm system can get help for your loved one(s) 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year! Around the Clock!!!