Hamilton, OH (December 6, 2017) – Paula Dunlap, RN, CMC, of West Chester was recently voted to the Board of Directors of the Aging Life Care Association (ALCA) Midwest Chapter. The Midwest Chapter of ALCA covers Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Kentucky, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Kansas, and Ontario. Dunlap has been practicing as an Aging Life Care Professional, commonly referred to as a Geriatric Care Manager, with LifeSpan since January 2015.
“I am proud to have Paula represent our region in ALCA. This is a wonderful opportunity to share best practices and benchmark ourselves with other ALCA Care Managers across multiple states,” said Joyce Kachelries, LifeSpan Chief Operating Officer. Members of the Board of Directors of ALCA serve for one year with the opportunity for reelection.
As Program Manager for LifeSpan’s Family Connection, Paula Dunlap provides guidance and advocacy for families who are caring for older relatives or disabled adults. Dunlap assists clients with tasks such as in-home care and referrals to medical providers or elder law attorneys; always providing families peace of mind.
“I am proud to be part of an Association that defines excellence in my profession and is dedicated to education, professional development, and the highest ethical standards,” said Dunlap.
LifeSpan, founded in 1945, serves clients from Butler, Warren and Hamilton Counties by offering innovative, cost-effective programs for individuals, families, groups and schools.
LifeSpan’s Family Connection serves as a liaison between older adults, family members, doctors, and other resource providers by coordinating communication to ensure all parties are well informed. Family Connection creates a professional relationship that allows older adults to stay in their homes for as long as possible while maintaining a high quality of life.
About Aging Life Care Association (ALCA)
ALCA (formerly known as the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers) was formed in 1985 to advance dignified care for older adults and their families in the United States. Aging Life Care Professionals have extensive training and experience working with older adults, people with disabilities and families who need assistance with caregiving issues. The practice of Aging Life Care™ and the role of care providers has captured a national spotlight, as generations of Baby Boomers age in the United States. To learn more about ALCA, please visit www.aginglifecare.org.