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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 the Phoenix Metropolitan 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.
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.
Top 10 signs your loved ones may need senior care
Increased falls or risk of falls
Wandering from home
Wearing the same clothes multiple days
Frequently forgetting to take medications
An unsafe/unclean home
Difficulty with one or more activites of daily living such as bathing, preparing meals, toileting.
Need for nighttime supervision that cannot be met by in-home caregiver.
Repeating questions and multiple phone calls with the same questions.
Not eating or drinking fluids regularly
Unsafe behavior (leaving the stove on, exterior doors opened)
We Do The Homework For You
We are here with personalized, professional service to support you and relieve the stress of finding the care that your loved one needs. We personally visit every senior living community we present to you to ensure they maintain the safety and security you expect. Together, we will find the living solution that will provide the best quality of life possible for your loved one. Following is our process to learn more about your loved to assist in finding the best options:
In our initial conversation, we will seek to get a comprehensive understanding of your elder care needs, answer your questions and set up a time to meet with you.
We meet with you personally and present the senior living alternatives that provide the safety, care, and comfort you expect and that meet your location and affordability requirements.
After identifying the providers that will meet your needs, we schedule tours and accompany you to each community. Once your selection is made, we can assist with the paperwork and arrangements for moving.
We will follow up with you to ensure that the location chosen is meeting the care, comfort, and safety needs of your loved one. We are always available to answer any questions you might have free of charge.
About Steve and Katy Gilbert
Do you know someone who needs assistance with memory care, medication management, has occasional falls, help with daily activities like meal preparation – bathing – cleaning – mobility? Or maybe they want to live in a community with people similar in age and interest? We work directly with them, a relative or close friend who has power of attorney to find the care and living options to best meet their needs.
We are committed, compassionate and diligent in personally guiding you through the options for senior living and care – matching your needs and budget to the best fit.
Don’t go it alone! It starts with a conversation…
We strive to be your trusted advisor, providing solutions to support your care needs, interests and goals, while treating you with respect and dignity. We will help you live the highest quality of life by matching your needs and budget with safe and reliable living options.
You have questions
We know the answers to these and much more. In addition, we’ll provide you questions to consider when making your decision.
- What level of care is provided?
- What are the costs?
- Where is there availability?
- What are their State identified citations?
- Which living option is best suited for me now and in the future?
We help identify your sources of payment options, and benefits such as Veterans Administration, long-term-care insurance and assistance benefits (Arizona Long-Term Care Services – ALTCS/Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System – AHCCCS/Medicaid).
We stay in touch and advocate on your behalf even after you have made your choice.
With over 45-years of combined service in social work, healthcare and financial services industries. Our unique background allows us to see the whole picture and match your needs and budget with options that work for you.
For Hospitals, Skilled Nursing And Rehabilitation Facilities:
As a Nationally Certified Readmissions Professional company, we consult and partner across the healthcare industry and case management teams to drive innovative processes to reduce readmission rates, increase efficiencies under the accountable care organization model, and increase patient satisfaction scores.
Steve and Katy are always happy to help with all the necessary services related to assisted living facilities or residential care home for your loved ones in Phoenix metro. You can see assisted living facility reviews in Arizona on their corporate page.