January 26, 2024

Empowerment is the New Face of Aging

We’ve celebrated a couple milestones at LifeCare Advocates in the last year or so. In 2023 we celebrated 30 years of helping our clients age well and in their own homes for as long as possible. And this year, our CEO, Kate Granigan, is serving as the president of the Aging Life Care Association (ALCA),... Read More
November 15, 2023

PacSana’s New Sleep-Related Feature Enhances Independent Living

Innovative products continue to transform the way we care for ourselves and our loved ones, especially when it comes to the aging population. Earlier this year, LifeCare Advocates began offering PacSana, a remote monitoring wearable technology, to its clients. Now, PacSana has taken a significant step forward by introducing a new sleep-related feature. This addition... Read More
September 26, 2023

How Physical Therapy Can Help Prevent Falls

National Falls Prevention Awareness Week occurs in September (in fact, it’s purposefully timed to coincide with the first week of fall). This annual program helps raise awareness that each year, 3 million older people are treated in emergency departments for fall injuries. And falls are the most common cause of traumatic brain injuries. Many falls... Read More
June 8, 2023

How to Protect Yourself Against Scams Targeting Seniors

If you’re a senior, you’ve probably received a scam call, been a scam victim, or know someone who has. Scams against seniors are on the rise. The Federal Bureau of Investigation reports that in 2021, there were over 92,000 older victims of fraud. Their total loss: $1.7 billion. That was a 74% increase in losses... Read More
May 25, 2023

How Aging Life Care Tackles the Myths of Aging

“Aging is an opportunity,” says LifeCare Advocates’ CEO, Kate Granigan (pictured at right). It’s probably safe to say that most people haven’t thought of aging in that way, but Kate has become a leader in the field. After more than 30 years of planning care for older adults and building a successful care management company,... Read More
April 28, 2023

LifeCare Advocates Now Offers a Wearable Monitoring Device

Wearable technology is a fast-growing market for older adults and their families. And with good reason: Wearables can track numerous aspects of the wearer’s health and activities, giving both users and families real-time info. Now, LifeCare Advocates offers the PacSana system to its clients. PacSana is a new remote monitoring wearable technology that measures movement... Read More
February 13, 2023

Staying Independent at Home

We know that most people want to stay in their own homes as they get older. But what happens when an older adult begins to have trouble maintaining their home or themselves? For older adults who want to stay in their home as long as possible, care managers can play a crucial role in ensuring... Read More
January 13, 2023

When You Have a Care Manager, You Have an Advocate

The word “advocates” is part of our company name for a very important reason. Aging brings with it a lot of changes and decisions, in everything from healthcare to ensuring one’s home is safe for aging in place. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a trusted advisor who can answer your questions, help find services... Read More
September 28, 2022

How Older Adults Can Protect Themselves Against Falls

At your annual physical exam, your doctor may ask you, “Are you afraid of falling?” Your answer—and the doctor’s follow-up questions—can help the doctor uncover risk factors you may have for falling. Each year, 36 million falls occur among older adults aged 65 and older. Over 950,000 older adults are hospitalized because of a fall injury... Read More
September 23, 2022

Care Management for Clients With Multiple Sclerosis

“Financial planning for people with chronic diseases is complicated and multifaceted. Start by building a team of people to help.” That’s the essence of a New York Times article that describes care managers—like us here at LifeCare Advocates—as experts who can help clients navigate their current and future needs. The article quotes Fred Schwartz, a... Read More