Senior Placement Services
No Service Fees

Find Senior Living and Care Options
Senior Care Authority has the expertise to help you identify and access all available options in assisted living and memory care in San Diego County. We offer no-cost services to help you find appropriate senior living when your loved one can no longer care for themselves at home. Our personalized, face-to-face assistance can help relieve some of the stress and overwhelm during this difficult transition - our expertise and compassion will help lighten the load for you and your family.

Elder Care Consulting
Service Fees May Apply

Get individualized assistance with your loved one
Sometimes families just need more help. Decisions and transitions for an aging loved one can be so challenging! We can help with exploring in-home care options, caregiver selection, facilitation of meetings with family members, access to valuable resources, or regular visitations with a loved one to provide you with peace of mind. Whatever is required, we will tailor our assistance to support your family’s specific needs. 

How to Die Living and Not Live Dying

Fred Bartlit is a trial lawyer considered by Chambers USA Legal Rankings 2017 as, "arguably the best trial lawyer in the United States." He is also the only trial attorney to have been selected by two U.S. Presidents from two different parties for representation on cases. Fred co-founded StrongPath.com and co-authored Choosing the Strongpath--both created to educate adults on how strength training can help combat disease.

Life Insurance You Don’t Have to Die to Use

Christopher Sarantopulos has been in the insurance industry since 2004 and well versed in all lines of insurance, auto, home, commercial lines, employee benefits, life and disability. In recent years, Chris has been specializing in life and disability insurance, offering life insurance with chronic, critical and terminal illness riders.

Future Trends in Senior Living

Steve Moran is a celebrated publisher, writer and speaker who is known for his passion and commitment to the field of senior living. Through Senior Housing Forum, an extremely popular blog in our field, he takes on the tough topics that most others won't. More importantly, he elevates our field by talking about the positive contributions individuals and organizations are making to improve the lives of elders and team members.

Ten Things to Understand About a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

Skilled Nursing costs are covered by Medicare if the stay is for post-acute rehabilitation (usually following an injury or illness requiring a minimum of three overnights in the hospital, for up to 100 days). Medicare monitors progress and may stop paying if it is deemed that the patient can no longer improve by staying at the SNF.

Essential Conversations For Families

There are those subjects that we often avoid discussing with our family. Sometimes it can be privacy issues, or discomfort in asking questions that have until now been considered off limits. If and when a sudden illness or accident occurs and your loved one is no longer able (whether temporarily or permanently) to manage their affairs, someone needs to be at the helm, ensuring bills are paid, pets are cared for, obligations fulfilled.

Reinventing Retirement for Boomer Men

Dr. Thelma Reese, author of The New Senior Woman: Reinventing the Years Beyond Mid-Life, and also wrote The New Senior Man to satisfy the numerous requests from men who wanted their own book. She is the creator of the blog, www.ElderChicks.com, and is a retired professor of English and Education.

Top 10 Signs Your Loved Ones May Need Senior Care

We Do The Homework For You

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

San Diego Team

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This Senior Care Authority Team is spending valuable time understanding all of the senior resources and living options in San Diego County – including assisted living, independent living, memory care, and residential care homes. They are hands-on and welcome the one-on-one interactions with clients and families to assess their needs and to accompany them on tours.  Their professional backgrounds lend valuable insights on assisting with negotiations, paperwork and move-in process, ensuring that the transition progress is organized and smooth.  Being local and present in their clients’ communities allows them to follow-up with their clients even after the placement is made.

Christine Schultz

Christine Schultz has been working in the financial services, real estate and architecture fields for over 20 years.  Her personal experiences in managing real estate decisions while balancing fiscal constraints has prepared her to assist families in finding the best aging in-place solutions.  Having acted as a fiduciary for most of her investment career, she understands the value of having a well-resourced advocate on the team, a role she enthusiastically fills for the families she represents.  She is an active member of Urban Land Institute, where she is focused on senior housing research and trends.  Christine earned her undergraduate degree in Architecture at UC Berkeley and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business at University of Pennsylvania. She also holds a California Real Estate Brokers License.

“As a Senior Care Authority franchise owner, I can now utilize my multi-disciplinary skills in real estate and finance to help families in San Diego County find the best residential and health care needs through professional placement assistance. I have a compassionate and resourceful team that understands the importance of transitioning seniors to stable residential environments that meet their long term comfort and care needs.  It’s culturally ingrained in me and practiced daily – we take care of our seniors as they have nurtured us to our own abilities.” says Schultz.

Caselle Reinke

Caselle Reinke has been working in the healthcare community in San Diego County for nearly a decade.  Before joining Senior Care Authority, Caselle was the Business Administrator of a 30-bed long-term care community where she managed the business operations, recruited and trained care staff, and internally audited operating protocols to meet state regulatory requirements.  She specializes in memory care needs and high acuity services and can offer families a practical perspective into care planning.  Through her direct care experiences, intermediate nursing classes, and volunteer work at hospitals, she offers her clients a 360 view in assisting through a delicate transition process. Caselle earned her Associate Degree in Biology from San Diego Mesa College and is currently perusing a Bachelor Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at San Diego State University.

Rebecca Van Wieren

Rebecca Van Wieren has been working as a real estate professional for over 16 years.  Rebecca began her career at Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, then escalated to Prudential California Realty in Del Mar to become a member of one of the country’s top-producing real estate offices selling some of the most exclusive and desirable homes in San Diego County. She has been helping seniors in transition from active living to retirement, and retirement to aging-in-place, most notably for the past 4 year while working as a salesperson on the La Costa Resort Villas sales team. Rebecca has a Bachelor Degree in Communication with an emphasis in Advertising from San Diego State University. She has been a licensed REALTOR since 2003 and carries designations as Senior Real Estate Specialist, Accredited Buyer Representative, and Certified Distressed Property Expert.

Hannah Sebahar

Hannah Sebahar is a media and marketing consultant, specializing in helping entrepreneurial businesses launch and maintain an internet presence.  Hannah has worked with healthcare and sports related companies in Southern California and Eugene, Oregon since 2011. Having been exposed to a family-owned medical practice in Carlsbad at a young age, she obtained a well-rounded approach to helping the Senior Care Authority Team communicate their mission of helping families with senior placement in San Diego County.  Through her experiences producing events, developing community relations, and creating multifaceted marketing strategies, Hannah has been able to showcase the team’s healthcare and real estate expertise. Hannah earned her Bachelor Degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing from the University of Oregon.”

Senior Care Authority team is always happy to help with all the necessary services related to assisted living facilities or residential care home for your loved ones in San Diego area. You can see assisted living facility reviews in California on team's corporate page.

Senior Resources

Finding the right resources for families to help a loved one can be a challenge. Here are some helpful websites to guide you in your research.

Legal Resources for Seniors

Veterans Benefits for Seniors

Keeping Seniors Safe with While Remodeling

Disaster Preparedness for Seniors

Advanced Care Planning

Home Accommodations for Seniors

Tips for Seniors to Declutter and Organize their Home