Senior Placement Services
No Service Fees

Find Senior Living and Care Options

Making the right care decision for your loved one can be a daunting task filled with stress, tension and pressure. There are so many assisted living, memory care, nursing, and other care options available in South Alameda County Area - the terminology is often unfamiliar. Senior Care Authority® will streamline the process to make it easier for you to make an informed decision.

Our national team of Senior Care Advisors spends countless hours inspecting locations, from mid-to-larger size communities as well as smaller, residential care homes, meeting the staff and reviewing state reports to advise you of any citations that may have been issued against a particular location.

A Senior Care Advisor will meet personally with you to discuss your options, accompany you on visits to locations and ensure that all your questions are answered. The hallmark of our service commitment is that we are by your side every step of the way. We would be happy to put you in contact with an advisor in your area who will provide you with expert advice on any of the assisted living locations listed in our directory of locations.

“8 Steps to Senior Placement”

Elder Care Consulting
Service Fees May Apply

Get individualized assistance with your loved one

Sometimes our families just need more help with challenging transitions and decision-making. This may include facilitating essential conversations between family members, home care agency or caregiver selection, connections to valuable resources or regular visitations with a loved one providing "peace of mind" to family members when they are unable to visit themselves.

It can be comforting to have someone partner with you who is outside the emotional landscape of the family, doing research, talking to providers, organizing paperwork, or finding those "needle in a haystack" resources. A go-to person you can turn to when things get overwhelming. Whatever the need, we can customize our services for your family or provide you with vetted referral sources.

“8 Additional Ways We Can Help You”

 

 

Long-term Care Planning - What NOT to do

Info Comments Talk, #elder_law, #estate_planning, #incapacity, #medicaid_planning, #power_of_attorney Attorney Daniel J. Umlauf is a noted speaker on estate planning. Born in Texas, he attended Texas A&M University before meeting his wife in Switzerland and following her back to North Carolina. He was introduced to estate planning and elder law in law school at Wake Forest University when he wrote a grant to help small farmers in North Carolina who were losing family farms in part due to poor estate planning. He began his own firm, Salem Law, in 2010, and practices exclusively in the areas of estate planning, probate, guardianship, and elder law. Daniel serves as a Deacon at Salem Presbyterian Church, and is the Vice President and President-Elect of the Stratford Rotary Club.

Preparing for Emergencies in Senior Living

Cate Steane leads an organization by the name of Make It Happen Preparedness Services. She enables businesses to outsource emergency preparedness planning & training. Cate spent 12 years practicing law, representing the City of Oakland Hills Fire litigation, training in Community Emergency Response Teams, Wilderness First Aid, & project management. She spent over 20 years leadership in risk management, facilities and human resources responding to the Loma Prieta Earthquake, Oakland Hills and Wine Country Fires.

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Being a family caregiver is no small feat. Balancing your own needs with those of the person for whom you are providing care is tricky. Here are some ideas for coping and giving yourself a much-needed boost:

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We Do The Homework For You

Our process is aimed at relieving you of the stress and confusion in finding the right care needs.

DD Piyanontalee

assisted living consultant DD Piyanon

I have always thought that the most critical stages of our life are the beginning when babies are born and children are growing and when we are reaching our senior years. At both stages, we tend to be more vulnerable; children aren't ready and capable to be independent as is similar in the elderly, who are becoming more dependent on help and support. It is critical at both stages to stay in a trusted and caring environment. I have always had an affinity for the “vulnerables”. My attitude in life has been to treat others in the way I want to be treated -- being kind to others and being of help where I am able. Human kindness and gratitude makes the world a better place for everyone.

Joining Senior Care Authority is another step that I have taken to give back and help families who are struggling with difficult decisions. My goal is and always will be to find the best care solutions, knowing there is no “one size fits all”. Each individual has particular needs and criteria, which I always take into consideration when helping a family sort out their situation.

I am fortunate in that that my mother, in her eighties, is currently under the loving care of one of my sisters. I see my mother’s physical and emotional needs, and understand what it takes to provide the best quality of life possible.

I look forward to helping your family put the “care puzzle” together.