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What is a Professional Life Care Manager?

A professional life care manager is a health and human services specialist who is a guide, advocate, and resource for families caring for older disabled relatives. Aging life care management applies a holistic, client-centered approach. Receiving assistance from a certified and licensed care manager, raises the bar on the quality of care provided to clients with a range of needs.

The professional life care manager may be trained in any of a number of fields related to long-term care. These include nursing, gerontology, social work, psychology, and other allied health professions, with a specialized focus on issues related to aging and elder care. The PLCM assists older adults and persons with disabilities reach their maximum functional potential. The individual’s independence is encouraged, while safety and security concerns are the given priority.

PLCM’s have extensive knowledge about the costs, quality, and availability of resources in their communities. One call to a PLCM will connect you with the appropriate services.

How do I pay for your services?

VCM services are normally assessed as a fee for service. Payment plans will be discussed during the phone consultation.

Founded in 1958, AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan membership organization that helps people 50 and over improve the quality of their lives.
Aging Life Care Association is a volunteer nonprofit association with over 2,000 members and is governed by a 20-member Board of Directors, who are elected to two-year terms and represent a diversity in practices and geographic locations.
Alzheimer’s Association. Excellent website that offers comprehensive information on Alzheimer’s and dementia, latest research, statistics, and medical professionals who specialize in brain-related illnesses.

The National Institute on Aging is a comprehensive resource on the science of aging, newest research on illnesses such as Alzheimer’s, career opportunities, and more.
With a booming population, there are many resources for elder care managers or geriatric care managers. There are also resources available for the families with loved elders. We have created a resource for products available for the care of elders and seniors.’s mission is to provide seniors with the ability to age gracefully and with dignity in the comfort of their own home and to keep them away from the dreadful and awful experiences of long-term, nursing, and assisted-living facilities. is a non-profit organization that addresses the challenges of the members of this vast generation and the challenges of the generations to follow.

Provides LGBT competency training and consulting on LGBT aging issues to service providers.

SAGECare Blog

Providing educational information focused on LGBT aging and LGBT elders. We will be having guest writers contribute as well as materials written from or about our expert trainers and SAGECare staff.

COVID-19: What You Need to Know

What people affected by multiple sclerosis should know about COVID-19 and what the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is doing to support the MS community – from resources to advocacy efforts.
American Bar Association’s mission is to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health. is committed to providing the latest, up-to-date information to our visitors in the hopes of spreading awareness about the dangers of asbestos cancer. Those who become diagnosed with mesothelioma often find comfort and relief from a large support network made up of family and friends. Mesothelioma treatment options will vary from patient to patient, and thus affects what a caregiver may cope with depending upon the patient’s response to treatment.
Provides services and support for older Americans. The Eldercare Locator phone support line provides seniors with information on services available in their area.
Connects older adults who have chronic diseases to service programs in their state.
Advocates on behalf of older Americans and provides discounts to its members on products and services from health coverage to travel.
Offers lifestyle improvement programs to people with MS and their caregivers.
Helps people plan for their future care. Services include advance directives.
Connects people with disabilities and their families with various disability-related programs and services.
Provides support to caregivers. It offers information on various topics important to caregivers, including advance directives.
Provides health insurance and prescription drug coverage for Americans age 65 and older.
Studies ways to manage depression, pain and disease progression in people with MS.
Assists members with financial planning as well as with health and disability insurance.
Type “discount” in the search field and then click on State Pharmaceutical Assistance Programs 2011. Help for seniors who do not have insurance coverage.
This branch of the Department of Veterans Affairs offers assistance to veterans with MS.
A national home health care company that provides caregivers in the home/facilities.
ITNAmerica is the first and only national nonprofit solution for senior transportation.
The National Association of Area Agencies on Aging’s primary mission is to build the capacity of its members to help older persons and persons with disabilities live with dignity and choices in their homes and communities for as long as possible.
Senior Transportation Options.
Helping Consumers Affected by Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices.
Helping Seniors learn more about Dangerous Drugs & Medical Devices.

National network for aging and health care managers.

Caron Treatment Centers: 1-page overview of seniors and drug addiction:


Dealing With Incontinence

Tips for managing this common condition.

Very informative site about Elder Abuse.

Write-ups on the best medical alert products.

Tremendous informational resource. Search for latest recalls and safety alerts on pharmaceuticals and products.

Informational resource focused on sales and marketing to Boomers + Seniors

ACLS Certification + Recertification programs. Focuses on online emergency education and web-based emergency certification.

Caregiver’s Guide to Understanding Dementia Behaviors: The services, education programs, and resources FCA provides are designed with caregivers’ needs in mind and offer support, tailored information, and tools to manage the complex demands of caregiving.

The Benefits of Cooking With Alzheimer’s 

Comprehensive guide to the health-related benefits of cooking for people with Alzheimer’s.

Six Tips for Seniors to Improve Memory

Great information on how to keep the mind sharp.

Preparing Your Home for a Family Member with Alzheimer’s

Practical tips on how to accommodate a loved one with Alzheimer’s in your home.

Simple Ways Seniors Can Boost Their Mental Health

Staying vital and connected can help you ward off the depression that often comes with aging. Here are simple things you can do, even from your own home…

Caregivers With Hope offers an “exceptional voice of experience for an unprecedented need.” Multi-faceted focus on the topic of caregiving as told by founder, Peter Rosenberger, and his journey of taking on the role of caregiver.


Guide to attending a sporting event for Disabled, Special Needs, & Senior Citizens

Rehabilitation center that embraces “Client Centered therapy” to help and empower those battling addiction in a close-knit community.

The go-to resource hub for aging seniors in search of information and guides for retirement, independent living, important decision-making, and much more.

Founded in 1998 by Julian Gordon, Amramp has continued to grow as the leading provider of modular wheelchair ramps, stairlifts, vertical platform lifts and other accessibility solutions.

We want to encourage people of all ages to live their healthiest and happiest lives ever. We strive to provide information on senior wellness and safety as well as ideas for how to make the most of this beautiful chapter of our lives

Informational site that lists drugs on the market that have been flagged as dangerous, as well as defective medical devices.

Resource of information on consumer and medical products, drugs on the market and anything considered high-risk to the consumer.

Sleep resource dedicated to improving waking life and offers tips for better sleep patterns; info on sleeping disorders.

From Retirement Living Info Center, this is a list of medical alert systems and the Best 4 choices for seniors.



Another excellent source of information on End-of-Life-Care


Smart Home Tech For Seniors

A guide that lists the latest and greatest technology for seniors who wish to age in place.


Aetna: Unpacking Medicare

Info on the different parts of Medicare and utilizing them to meet health goals.


Beginner’s Guide to Medicaid

Resources in Pennsylvania for addiction. There are many different types of rehab programs and treatment options to consider.


Veterans + Addiction: Resource Guide

List of statistics, substance use disorders, trauma, and how to find help for other critical issues our Veterans are dealing with.


What is a Geriatric Care Manager?

Detailed information about this growing profession.


Most Common In-Home Injuries & Prevention

Resource center for the aging and how to prevent in-home injuries.


How to Reduce Hoarding

Great information on reducing clutter to prevent accidents/falls.


How to Remodel for Accessibility

Informative piece from Angie’s List.


Home Modifications to Enable Aging in Place

Comprehensive information on how to finance modifications for those aging in place.


Medicare & Transportation

Breakdown of Medicare Advantage Plans and coverage.


Medical Alert

Dedicated to improving the lives of older adults through assistive technology.


Free Grants for Veterans

Website that provides comprehensive details on grants for veterans. These grants are given away for free, and they could help low income veterans with bills, mortgage, rent, housing, college, and medications.


Senior Nutrition Guide

Comprehensive nutritional information for older adults


Guide to Healing from Grief

Defining grief, understanding its stages, and how to heal.


Elderly Health Issues

From the ACLS Training Center, important information about illnesses that affect the 65+ demographic.


Health Care Cost Assistance Guide

Detailed breakdown of Medicare, Medicaid and state assistance programs.


The Complete Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease

Guide to Alzheimer’s Disease, types of Dementia and medical care.


Memory Care for Seniors

From Modern Retirement: Memory care is specifically designed for seniors with dementia and Alzheimer’s


Veterans 211

Dedicated to those who serve our country.


Feed Our Vets

Since 2008, Feed Our Vets has provided free food assistance to more than 20,000 Veterans and their family members.


Veterans Coming Home

Health resources for veterans.


Medicare Facts for Veterans

Important Medicare facts every veteran should know.


Mental Health Aid for Veterans

Key components of the mental health module for military members, veterans and their families.


A Guide for Recognizing and Preventing Elder Abuse

Critical information: one in 10 adults over age 60 have experienced some kind of abuse. How to see the signs and prevent elder abuse.


Assisted Living Facilities

Great resource for assisted living costs by state, home health care, and more.


Smart Home Tech

A guide for the latest tech/smart home devices for the disabled and elderly.


Senior Safety Reviews — In-Home Caregiver Checklist

Nothing is more important than the health, well being and happiness of your loved one. Following this checklist will help ensure you’re getting a caregiver who’s responsible, compassionate, and honest.


The Mortgage Reports–VA Loans

The ultimate guide to VA loans and benefits.


The Guide to Aging at Home Safely and with Dignity

From Mortgage Calculator, safety guide for seniors who want to age in place.


How to Help an Elderly Loved One Downsize

A great article from Modern Retirement on practical steps to downsize living space (home modifications) or relocation.


UFC Health: Eye Care For Seniors

Eye health can affect your holistic physical and mental health. Many seniors experience slips and falls that otherwise could be mitigated by successful eye surgery. Seniors with eye conditions may get back functionality and independence when they seek professional treatment.


AARP: Vaccinations After 50

Get up to date on the necessary vaccines. A list of what to get and when.


Home Advisor: Common In-Home Injuries and How to Prevent

A list of common in-home injuries for seniors and preventative measures.


Important Information on Addiction in the Elderly

Addiction among the elderly is a hidden problem no one seems to be talking about. The signs of drug dependence and alcoholism are different than in younger adults, so this might be easily misdiagnosed or overlooked as an age-related problem.


Sunshine Behavioral Health: Veterans Treatment Directory

List of addiction treatment centers across the US.


Vision Center

Informational web guide created for those seeking eye surgery and other vision correction options. All content published on Vision Center is researched, written, and edited by licensed optometrists, experienced journalists, and other medical writers in the industry.


Guide to Sleeping With Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable disease that affects nearly one million people in the United States. There is no cure for MS, though treatments can help speed recovery from attacks, modify the course of the disease, and manage symptoms.


Medicaid, Medicare & Dental Insurance

Many seniors and low-income people often skip important dental services due to a lack of funds. This puts them at a higher risk of developing gum disease, oral cancers, and other oral health concerns. Every state has a different method of determining whether adults are eligible for dental care through Medicaid.


How Much Health Insurance Do I Need?

From TataAIG, While more and more people are getting insurance for things they care about, underinsurance is still a major problem in our country. Misplaced information and lack of awareness result in people living their lives thinking they have enough insurance; until they file a claim and realise that they don’t. Medicine Assistance Programs

These are public and private programs that offer discounted or free medicines. Your income and often your age will determine whether you can get them. And some programs require your doctor to apply for you.

Nationwide directory of detox centers, guidance on various programs for alcohol and drug abuse/recovery, withdrawal treatments and more.


PTSD: Important Things to Know

From, an overview of PTSD, causes, risk factors and criteria for diagnosis.


Health Care for U.S. Veterans

Simmons Hanly Conroy’s website that lists programs and services for Veterans, and treatments for conditions including addiction, depression, and cancer.


Alzheimer’s Support

Nationwide directory with free helpline for those seeking information and support with Alzheimer’s from Memory Care Specialists.


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