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February 6, 2024

Long-Term Care Insurance: How Life Care Managers Can Help

Most people hope to continue aging in their own homes, but long-term care (LTC) insurance policies can provide financial security and peace of mind for seniors and their families in the event they need extended care services. However, navigating the complex world of long-term care insurance policies, understanding their coverage, and recognizing benefit triggers can... Read More
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
January 11, 2024

Looking Ahead to an Exciting Year

What’s ahead for you in the new year? Health, wellbeing, and the love of family and friends are what we wish for you. At LifeCare Advocates, we go to work every day with the goals of promoting dignity and independence for our clients, as well as peace of mind for their family members. We’d like... 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
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
May 19, 2022

Celebrating National Aging Life Care™ Month

As the aging population continues to grow, so does the demand for caregivers. According to the National Alliance for Caregiving and AARP, the number of family caregivers in the United States grew by 9.5 million from 2015 to 2020. During National Aging Life Care™ Month in May, the Aging Life Care Association® (ALCA) is raising awareness... Read More
May 5, 2022

How Is Care Management Like Whitewater Rafting?

In May we and other Aging Life Care Managers® celebrate Aging Life Care Month. Sponsored by the Aging Life Care Association®, it’s a time to not just celebrate our profession, but also to raise awareness and educate people about the many ways we can help in the aging journey. So many people think of aging as... Read More
December 20, 2021

Is Your Aging Well Team in Place?

Did you know that aging well is a team effort? As people grow older and start thinking about their lifestyle and potential care needs in their senior years, one of two things generally happens. Some people realize they need to make plans, and hire experts – financial, legal, and others – to help them prepare.... Read More
August 11, 2021

How Life Care Managers Help in a Crisis

One of the most important ways we as life care managers help our clients – and by extension, their families – is our ability to be present in times of crisis. Often, the children of our older clients live far away, or at least not close enough to respond quickly in an emergency. Whether it’s a busy... Read More