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Member Spotlight – Kim Gately

May 11, 2021 — Please welcome Kim Gately, BSW, MSW of Brandywine Elder Care Management. Kim is a new member of ALCA. She practices in Chester County, PA. Prior to joining Brandywine Elder Care Management as an independent contractor, Kim worked as a social worker in a post acute care setting for 13 years. She wanted to continue following... Read More

Corporate Member Spotlight – VGM Live at Home

March 16, 2021 — Please welcome Jim Greatorex of VGM Live at Home. VGM Live at Home is a national organization, with a national network of certified, vetted, full-service independently owned home accessibility contractors. VGM can connect ALCA members and their clients to a professional company that can educate the homeowner on modifications to help prevent falls, promote independence... Read More

Corporate Member Spotlight – RAZ Mobility, LLC

March 12, 2021 — Please welcome Robert Felgar of RAZ Mobility, LLC, a national mobile assistive technology company, and an ALCA corporate partner. RAZ Mobility specializes in mobile assistive technology. They can help ALCA members solve problems regarding the ability of our clients to communicate with their family members, friends and caregivers. RAZ Mobility specializes in helping people with... Read More

Member Spotlight – Chris Callahan

February 9, 2021 — Please welcome Chris Callahan of Maryland Senior Concierge Services, LLC to ALCA. Chris serves Washington DC and Maryland. A graduate of University of Maryland with a BS in Dietetics and Nutrition, Chris is a Certified Senior Advisor, is CPR/First Aid and COVID-19 (Safe Work Practices) certified by the American Red Cross, and a preferred vendor... Read More

Member Spotlight – Patricia Powers

February 9, 2021 — Please welcome Patricia Powers of Pathways in Aging. Patricia practices in Fairfax and Loudoun Counties. With a perspective as a longtime clinical pharmacist, as well as having aging family members, Patricia began to see the many challenges families and elders have managing and coordinating care. An opportunity to join Pathways in Aging became available, and... Read More

Member Spotlight – Susan Cantrell

January 30, 2021 — Please welcome Susan Cantrell of Aging Life Matters, LLC in Ashland, VA. A solo practitioner, Susan covers the areas of Northwest Richmond, Glen Allen, Short Pump, and the counties of Hanover, Henrico, Goochland, Caroline and Louisa. Prior to establishing her business, over the last 35 years Susan worked in non-profit services to seniors, assisted living... Read More

Member Spotlight – Colleen Dennis

January 27, 2021 — Please welcome Colleen Dennis of Richmond, VA. Colleen is a new member of ALCA. She works for Genworth, a long-term care company with headquarters in Richmond. Her areas of expertise are long-term care insurance, social work and gerontology. Colleen reports she came to the field of aging life care after her own personal experiences with... Read More

2020 – A Lemon of a Year? Not for Everyone

January 5, 2021 — by: Wendy Liebling, MSW, LSW, C-ASWCM During the COVID lull in August of 2020 Anna transitioned from her longtime home to the Personal Care (PC) community that she had chosen as ideal for her needs, socially and otherwise. The initial weeks were everything Anna had hoped for and was thriving with her new friends and... Read More

Ellen Platt Interviewed at Baltimore’s Power of Age Expo

December 7, 2020 — Ellen Platt, Owner and Care Manager at the Option Group in Baltimore, MD, was recently interviewed by the local news station as part of Baltimore’s Power of Age Expo. Check out the video via this link. Congratulations Ellen!

Member Spotlight – Kate McCullouch

December 4, 2020 — Please welcome Kate McCulloch of Debra Levy Eldercare Associates, to ALCA. Kate practices in Montgomery County, Maryland. Her background is in nursing, and she has a particular interest in dementia. She enjoys helping clients maximize their quality of life, as well as helping put a smile on their faces. By joining ALCA, Kate is looking... Read More