Aging Life Care

What is An Aging Life Care Professional?

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An Aging Life Care Professional™ is Nationally Certified by the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM). Maintaining stringent education, experience, and certification requirements are required to for certification and membership with the Aging Life Care Association. All members are required to adhere to a strict code of ethics and standards of practice.

Aging Life Care/geriatric care management is a holistic, client-centered approach to caring for older adults or others facing ongoing health challenges. 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 through:

  • Assessment and monitoring
  • Planning and problem-solving
  • Education and advocacy
  • Family caregiver coaching
  • Long-distance caregiving

How Can an Aging Life Care Professional Help You?

Aging Life Care Professionals are engaged to assist in a variety of areas, such as:

  • Housing – helping families evaluate and select appropriate levels of housing or residential options
  • Home care services – determining types of services that are right for a client and assisting the family to engage and monitor those services
  • Medical management – attending doctor appointments, facilitation communication between doctor, client, and family, and if appropriate, monitoring client’s adherence to medical orders and instructions
  • Communication – keeping family members and professionals informed as to the well-being and changing needs of the client
  • Social activities – providing opportunity for client to engage in social, recreational, or cultural activities that enrich the quality of life
  • Legal – referring to or consulting with an elder law attorney; providing expert opinion for courts in determining level of care
  • Financial – may include reviewing or overseeing bill paying or consulting with accountant or client’s Power of Attorney
  • Entitlements – providing information on Federal and state entitlements; connecting families to local programs
  • Safety and security – monitoring the client at home; recommending technologies to add security or safety; observing changes and potential risks of exploitation or abuse
  • Long-distance care – coordinating the care of a loved one for families that live at a distance; including crisis management.

A care plan tailored for each individual’s circumstances is prepared after a comprehensive assessment. The plan may be modified, in consultation with client and family, as circumstances change.

If you have concerns regarding quality of life for a loved one or if caregiving for a loved one has become overwhelming, it may be time to contact Aronsoncare. Our areas of NY and NJ service include, but are not limited to, Rockland, Westchester, Bergen, Morris, and Essex counties, as well as New York City.

We serve towns including: Old Tappan NJ, River Vale NJ, Hillsdale NJ, Woodcliff Lake NJ, Montvale NJ, Park Ridge NJ, Wyckoff NJ, Oradell NJ, Englewood NJ, Emerson NJ, Ramsey NJ, Saddle River NJ, Waldwick NJ, Upper Saddle River NJ, Paramus NJ, Nyack NY, Orangeburg NY, Piermont NY