Our Services: Knox Care Management
A New Name - Aging Life Care Association
By 2012 it became clear that the term “care manager” and even “geriatric care manager” no longer adequately communicated the profession as practiced by members of The National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers.
They took a critical look at where we were as a profession. They studied family and caregiving statistics, aging demographics, services, and trends as well as our own members’ practices and the families they serve.
While they found navigators, advisors, and advocates of every kind providing services for aging or disabled adults, there is simply no other profession or practitioner who does what our members do!
Although our profession had been around for 30 years, our identity as “care managers” had been appropriated by any number of service providers.
Therefore, they recognized that now was the time for us to end the confusion. We needed to communicate that our members are owners of a unique knowledge base and represent the highest standards of practice and code of ethics. They share an unrivaled history and prestige.
After much research, investigation, discussion, and planning, a series of bold steps were taken.
On May 1, 2015 our new professional was reintroduced -- with a new brand -- designed to clearly distinguish our profession from all the rest.
The profession is Aging Life Care™.
Practitioners are Aging Life Care Professionals™.
The professional organization to which Ms. Walker belongs is the Aging Life Care Association™.
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