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Welcome to Aging Life Care Association™ New England Chapter Committee

Resources for: General Public, ALCA Experts, Caregivers, Elders, at home Seniors, prospective ALCA Experts.

Aging Life Care Association™ New England is a regional chapter of the ALCA. Members are located in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Vermont, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Quebec, Canada.

Our Chapter was founded in 1986 and presently have around 200 members. Aging Life Care Professionals™ are trained and experienced in any of several fields related to care management (social work, psychology, nursing, gerontology, physical therapy, occupational therapy) and/or an equivalent background caring for elders. Members hold certification from one of four certifying bodies recognized by ALCA. 

Aging Life Care professionals specialize in assisting elders and families meet their care needs in a holistic way. We assess older adults and collaborate with our clients and families to develop appropriate and personal care plans. We understand the challenges of aging.

New England chapter members enjoy opportunities to connect with professional colleagues, providing a venue in which everyone “speaks the same language,” regardless of individual professional disciplines. In addition to sharing and learning from one another, we provide a variety of opportunities for educational and professional growth. We collaborate with agencies, consumers and other professionals. Our mission is to define and promote the highest standard of practice set by our profession.

Learn more about becoming a member of ALCA and affiliating with our local Chapter.

Wishing you the best of 2017.

 Rebecca Wild-Wesley, RN, BSN, MA, CDP, CMC - President

Thu Mar 02nd 8:00AM to 10:00AM
Early Cognitive Impairment: Elderly Driving and High Risk Behaviors at the Edge of Incapacity.
Wed Mar 15th 4:00PM to 6:00PM
This presentation is designed to help professionals who work with older adult to identify the signs, symptoms, and risk factors of elder abuse; to understand the barriers to reporting and detecting elder abuse; and to know what types of legal and non-legal help is available and how to access help when you suspect elder abuse. In addition, there will be a discussion about the role of mandated reporters.
Wed Apr 19th
Details to follow.
Wed May 17th 4:00PM to 6:00PM
Presenter: Ginette Lafleche, Ph.D.
Wed Jun 21st
details to follow

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Member Association Blog
Article from Kiplinger offering advice on the caring of a caregiver.
Boston Globe article link.
An article from the New York Times about how Caregivers sometimes must sacrifice thier careers.