KEEPING LOVE IN YOUR LIFE AS A CAREGIVER

By:  Linda Fodrini-Johnson, MA, MFT, CMC, Aging Life Care Professional I am going to give you some tips to keep love the focus throughout your entire life and not let the challenges of aging get in the way, keeping in mind that love is the most important factor in the lives of millions of people […]

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THE ANATOMY OF AN APPETITE: AGING AND OUR RELATIONSHIP TO FOOD

Miriam Zucker, LMSW, ACSW, C-ASWCM Many of life’s events involve food. From the grandest of celebrations to the smallest of gatherings, there is always a place for food. As an Aging Life Care Professional®, I recall a wonderful get together this care manager had organized to celebrate a client’s birthday, her ninetieth… I thought.  She […]

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AGING LIFE CARE® PROFESSIONALS CAN HELP BE YOUR GUILT-BUSTER

May 2, 2019 By Lisa Mayfield, MA, LMHC, GMHS, CMC   May is Aging Life Care™ Month, which has me thinking about how supporting an aging parent can feel so daunting. We see it every day in our work as Aging Life Care Professionals®. Time consuming. Caring for an aging parent takes so much time: multiple […]

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Yoga for Caregivers

Should caregivers include yoga into their daily activities? Studies indicate that reducing the burden of caregivers through therapies like yoga can help them be healthy and in turn care for patients better. Manas Bhattacharyya’s day begins at 5:30 in the morning. After a quick protein drink, he heads to the gym near his home in […]

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