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Long Term Care (LTC) Life Challenges

Elders living in Long Term Care (LTC) face life challenges that are different and unique from their peers in the larger community which include: Acclimating to a facility environment Changes in family structure Decreasing activity level Dependency issues Diet restrictions Expanding support systems Feelings of isolation and loneliness Grieving without friends and family Holiday activities

GENERATIONS – Journal of the American Society on Aging – Caring for an Aging American in the Twenty-First Century

By Robyn I. Stone and Linda Barbarotta Editor’s Note: This article is taken from the Winter 2010–2011 issue of ASA’s quarterly journal, Generations, and is an overview of both the contents of the issue and the topic that it addresses, “Building an Eldercare Workforce.” ASA members receive Generations as a membership benefit; non-members may purchase subscriptions or single copies

Elder Care Study

HIGHLIGHTS OF FINDINGS From the quantitative study, we find: • Almost one in two individuals in the workforce (42% or nearly 54.6 million employees) have provided elder care over the past five years. • Among those who have provided care in the past five years, almost half (44%) have cared for more than one person.

State Licensure

Engaged Behavioral Health, PLLC is licensed and credentialed by North Carolina. Florida Medicaid and Florida Medicare is credentialing is underway. DMS as well as Medicare and all private insurances. All our clinicians our insured and bonded by the State of North Carolina and/or Florida.

Learning Organization

Our clinicians are open to suggestions and optimizations of our program. Please contact us to let us know how we can be better.

Offsite Therapy

We provide private therapy services at our historic Flatiron building clinic. Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance patients many benefit from one-one-one sessions with one of our Engaged Behavioral Health clinicians.

Engaged Behavioral Health, PLLC

20 Battery Park, Suite 800
Asheville, NC 28801
(828) 231-1001 EST
engagedbehavioralhealth@gmail.com

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