Newsletters


Accountable Aging Care Management’s (AACM) long-time practice for its newsletters has been to combine some literature/Internet research with seminar and empirical data as the source material. Below are links to our newsletters covering a variety of topics. Our periodic newsletter is one avenue we use to disseminate helpful and relative information.

February 2018Home Is Where the Heart Is (Downsizing and Transitions), AACM News
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December 2017AACM's Multi-disciplinary Approach to Eldercare, How to Avoid Bureaucratic Impediments in the Aging Process, AACM News
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September 2017Medication Management, AACM News
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May 2017Social Interaction, AACM News
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December 2016Medicare and Pain Prevention News
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May 2016A Triumph or Tragedy by Ken Dychtwald, PhD
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November 2015A Closer Look at "Care Giving", AACM News
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August 2015Elder Financial Abuse, AACM News
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October 2014Music Therapy, Section 8 Housing, Medicare Open Enrollment, AACM News
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July 2014Resource Roundup, AACM News
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December 2013Interoperability, Home for the Holidays, AACM News
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September 2013Patient Safety, Medicare Open Enrollment for 2014, AACM News
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April 2013Notes From the 2013 ASA National Conference
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November 2012APS Changes, Emergency Preparedness, AACM News
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September 2012Brain Health, Medicare Reminders, AACM News
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May 2012Care Transitions, Shared-Savings Programs, AACM News
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February 2012Introducing Contingency Care, Tax Deductions, AACM News
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Articles


Navigating the maze of care management information can be draining. Here at AACM, we monitor and report on trends and issues pertaining to care management. Seek the links below for articles related to aging and care management. Providing easy access to relative articles is one avenue we use to disseminate helpful and pertinent information.

Forbes confirms what AACM has been educating their clients: There are tax breaks for the costs of care.
Learn more about the process from Forbes
Compare the types of facilities available to the elderly and what services each offers to their residents:
Educational Institute on Aging, "Continuum of Care Summary"
Learn more about the differences in residential options for your loved one:
Q&A for Independent Living with Jil Utterback, Executive Director, Morningside Ministries at The Meadows, San Antonio
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Q&A for Assisted Living with Kathy Key, Community Relations Director, The Emeritus at the Medallion, Dallas
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Q&A for Considering an Alzheimer's Care Facility with Jennifer Scott, Administrator, Collinfield House, Austin
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Depression exists in caregivers and persons with dementia. The Family Caregiver Alliance has excellent suggestions for diagnosis and treatment.
Learn more about diagnosis and treatment for dementia.
One of the common issues with all insurance coverage for prescriptions and especially Medicare Part D is denial of coverage for a particular medication.
Learn how to appeal
Financial abuse is real! The National Committee for the Prevention of Elder Abuse has excellent information for all.
Learn more about Financial Abuse.
Most are aware of the impact of medications on their overall health.
Read about how medications can impact oral health.
Do not wait too long to complete wills and powers of attorney. There are capacity requirements.
Learn more about the issues.

Informational Videos


When it comes to caring for an aging or physically challenged adult, it’s best to do your research to better understand the challenges you will face. AACM is here to help.

Personal Care Homes: Pros and Cons
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AACM: Learn the Difference
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Keeping Up With Medication: 1 Easy Tip
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Top 3 Emergency Room Essentials
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3 Tips: Hospital to Home
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Overwhelmed by Caring?
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Presentations


As experts in our field, we look for ways to educate and inform both professionals and individuals who are facing Care Management issues. Please contact us if you have a need that is not addressed by one of these presentations or would like for us to speak at your next meeting or event.

Some of these presentations are available for Continuing Education (CEs)* for nurses and Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for social workers and case managers. Many of our talks are free and open to the public.

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