In conjunction with February as Black History Month (BHM), the Aging Life Care Association® (ALCA) continues its discussion around diversity, with a free, public panel discussion "Caregiving and the Black Family."
A panel of experts will discuss the traditional caregiving roles many BIPOC families shoulder, explore how professional Aging Life Care Managers® can build trust and respect for clients, and offer strategies to incorporate into a care management practice. A recent survey, conducted by the Nationwide Retirement Institute®, cites that while 73% of Black caregivers would like more help, 67% would not be comfortable with an at-home care provider.
Since its founding in 1985, ALCA has been focused on advancing dignified, coordinated care for older adults in
"We are excited to kick off our Diversity & Inclusion efforts in 2021 with this panel, which directly addresses cultural and systematic issues facing family caregivers and Aging Life Care Professionals® today," commented ALCA CEO
This panel, inspired by the
WHO: Open to the public
Derrick Y. McDaniel, author and CEO of Mr. Eldercare 101
McDaniel is a nationally recognized eldercare expert, published author, professional speaker, and consultant focused on helping corporations manage through the challenges created when employees face eldercare challenges (productivity declines, increased healthcare expenses, recruitment and retention challenges etc.)
Kizzy Chambers, MSW, LCSW, CMC, Owner of RR Care Management
As an Advanced Professional ALCA member, Chambers is deeply involved in both national ALCA committee work serving on the
Abbe E. Udochi, Founder of Concierge Healthcare Consulting
Having worked as a leader in the health insurance industry since 1996, Udochi is an accomplished professional bringing diverse expertise to her role as an ALCA member and a
About the Aging Life Care Association® - Aging Life Care Association® was formed in 1985 to advance dignified, coordinated care for older adults in