As you defend our nation’s freedom,
let us support your
aging family members back home.
  
Meet the Aging Life Care Association™
The Aging Life Care Association (ALCA) is an organization of practitioners whose vision is a world where adults and their families live well as they face the challenges of aging. ALCA is committed to maximizing the independence and autonomy of older adults and persons with disabilities and strives to ensure the highest quality and most cost-effective health and human services. Members assist their clients and families cope with the aging issues, through education, advocacy, counseling, and service delivery. ALCA also serves to educate and protect the consumer in obtaining quality care. The Florida Chapter of Aging Life Care Association realizes and supports our active duty military members who have older adults or disabled family members in the State of Florida. The Evelyn McPherson Foundation has provided a grant to support this program to our most deserved population.
When you can’t be there we will. Bringing Peace of Mind to Military Families.
ALCA MISSION
Leading the community of Aging Life Care Professionals through education, professional development, and the highest ethical standards.

The experts in aging well.
Aging Life Care™ Association, Florida Chapter is not part of the Department of Defense
or any of its components and it has
no governmental status.
What is an Aging Life Care Professional?™
The Aging Life Care Professional – also known as a geriatric care manager – is a health and human services specialist who is a guide, advocate, and resource for families caring for an older relative or disabled adult. The Aging Life Care Professional assists older adults and persons with disabilities reach their maximum functional potential. The individual’s independence is encouraged, while safety and security concerns are also addressed. They have extensive knowledge about the costs, quality, and availability of resources in their communities. Aging Life Care Professionals will connect you with the appropriate services.
Here’s what an Aging Life Care Professional will do for you and your family.

Conduct a free care planning assessment for your aging parent or disabled family member to identify problems and to provide solutions.

Funding for this initial service for Active Duty Military has been provided by the Evelyn McPherson Foundation and managed by the Florida Chapter of the Aging Life Care Association™.
Other Services that may be provided:

• Provide short or long-term assistance for active duty aging family members.
• Screen, arrange, and monitor inhome help or other services.
• Review financial, legal, or medical issues and offer referrals to appropriate specialists.
• Crisis support.
• Act as a liaison to families at a distance, overseeing care, and quickly alerting families to problems.
• Provide consumer education, advocacy and support.
What are the Benefits of Using an Aging Life Care Professional
Personalized and compassionate service—focusing on the individual’s goals and needs.
Advocacy—communication can be coordinated between family members,
doctors, and other professionals service providers.
Cost containment—can avoid inappropriate placements, duplication of
services, and unnecessary hospitalizations.
Quality control—services follow ALCA’s Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice.