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Local Senior Services Industry Professional/Expert Available
for Interview and Speaking Opportunities
ATLANTA, Oct. 11, 2012 – Owner and LivHOME Atlanta Executive Director, Chris Foster, CSA takes an interest in sharing his knowledge about aging and the important health, social and financial aspects that affect seniors. He will be available for media interviews, quotes or speaking opportunities on a variety of topics related to aging in place, senior needs and senior care services.
Foster is a distinguished Certified Senior Advisor (CSA®) looking to educate the local community by providing them with information to better answer questions such as:
- Do I have to move out of my home? Where can I go?
- What legal, financial or medical documents should I have?
- What are the social, health and financial aspects of aging?
- What resources are available to meet the needs of seniors?
“There are many areas within the senior services industry that the general population are unaware of. I look forward to uncovering these services to help seniors and their families better plan for their future,” said Foster.
Foster is currently the owner and Executive Director of LivHOME Atlanta. His 25 years of experience with business management complements his extensive training and knowledge about seniors and aging. He incorporates a Care Management level of service to LivHOME, the premier provider of professionally led at-home care for seniors. With LivHOME Atlanta, serving the metropolitan Atlanta area, family members can feel at ease knowing that their senior’s Caregiving is overseen by a professional Care Manager trained in nursing, geriatric care or social work.
To schedule an interview or appearance with Chris Foster, please contact him at
LivHOME Offers Webinar on Helping Families Care
for Seniors Living with Dementia
ATLANTA, Sept. 25, 2012 – LivHOME Atlanta, a premier provider of professionally led at-home care for seniors, has announced it will be offering a free webinar on how to better help family caregivers understand and care for their seniors who have dementia. This webinar, open to the public, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 at 12:30 p.m. EST.
Steve Barlam, LCSW, MWS, CMC, the Chief Professional Officer and Co-Founder of LivHOME, Inc., will be leading the webinar entitled, “Helping Families Living with Dementia: Effective Strategies that Work.”
Barlam will offer insight on assisting seniors affected by dementia, a condition in which there is a gradual loss of brain function resulting in memory loss, confusion, changes in personality and behavior, and an increased reliance on others. Participants in the webinar can expect to learn:
- How to understand the difference between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease
- How to use a brain mapping model and how to educate family caregivers on what is happening
- Important communication tips to help in successfully interacting with someone suffering from dementia
- How understanding its stages can help determine the most appropriate way to communicate with someone who is cognitively impaired
Barlam is a recognized leader in the field of geriatric care management and is professionally active as a speaker and writer at both the local and national levels. He is actively involved in the professional credentialing process for care managers through his involvement with the National Academy of Certified Care Managers and is the past-President of the National Association of Professional Geriatric Care Managers (NAGCM).
Further information and registration for the webinar is available at: www.livhome.com/webinar.
LivHOME Atlanta Executive Director Chris Foster
Attains Certified Senior Advisor Designation
ATLANTA, Sept. 21, 2012 – LivHOME Atlanta announced today that its owner and Executive Director Chris Foster has become a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA®) after successfully completing the educational program and exam conducted by the Society of Certified Advisors®, the world’s largest membership organization educating and certifying professionals who serve senior citizens.
By earning the unique CSA designation in the senior services industry, Foster has demonstrated his knowledge about aging, his ability to communicate effectively with seniors, and his knowledge about the important health, social and financial issues that affect them. He has pledged to follow the CSA Code of Professional Responsibility principles of competence, honesty, trustworthiness, fairness and professionalism. The Society of Certified Advisors requires CSAs to meet continuing education standards, guaranteeing that Foster will remain current and informed with issues facing the senior community today.
Foster decided to take the initiative in becoming a CSA to better advise, inform and refer seniors to manage their needs. With Foster’s leadership and expertise, LivHOME Atlanta seniors may feel protected and capable to age in the comfort of their own home.
“I look forward to guiding families as they manage the care of their aging seniors,” said Foster. “My role as a CSA is rewarding on many levels, but it is especially so when I see family members relax for the first time as they come to realize the vast resources that are available to them, and that they have a guide to help them through the process.“