Senior Placement Services
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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 Manhattan, Bronx, Brooklyn, Queens and Staten Island - 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.

Caregiver Stress: What You Can Do

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:

Foods We Must and Must NOT Eat

In 1983, Dr. Josef Arnould opened Strength for Life® Health & Fitness Center, in which he integrates the healing arts of exercise, nutrition, and chiropractic as completely as possible. In 2005, he authored Stronger After 40, a 600-page text on strength training for adults from 40 to 100. Now in his ?Os, Dr. Arnould released two new books on exercise in 2018: Neck Strength for Life and Abdominal Strength for Life. In March 2019, Morgan James published his latest book, American Diet Revolution!

In The End – What is the Meaning of Life?

Dr. Michael Weisberg has been a practicing gastroenterologist for over 28 years in Plano, Texas. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology. He has been recognized as a ‘Super-Doctor’ by Texas Monthly and named to D Magazine’s list of best doctors eight times. Dr. Weisberg also serves as a board member of Digestive Health Associates of Texas. The Hospitalist was Dr. Weisberg’s first novel. He also did a TED talk based on ‘how the art of medicine has become a business in the 21st century’. We’ll be discussing his second novel, which is called In The End.

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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.

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Cynthia Perthuis leads the Senior Care Authority office in New York City after a 30+ year career managing teams in client support and service, sales and relationship management, product and business development.  Her own personal experience with her parents and her entrepreneurial background brought her to SCA. She worked with her parents between 2010 and 2017 to find the right care, both in-home and assisted living. The stress of helping aging loved ones and working full-time and caring for her own family while living over 1500 miles apart was overwhelming at times.  She often wished there was a non-conflicted industry professional to help when facing these life-changing decisions. However, at the end of that process, she also felt she had earned a degree in assisted living and aging issues including the Alzheimer’s disease that affected her father.

As a Baby Boomer and business owner in the elder care space, Cynthia finds that each and every day, friends and clients are seeking her advice about aging issues including care for aging parents.  She has a passion for helping others and advocating for those that do not have the ability to speak for themselves. Her listening and communication skills as well as her networking abilities give her an insight into potential solutions to difficult and seemingly impossible challenges.  Her diverse business experience and her advocacy work through the years give Cynthia a unique skillset for assisted living placement.

Cynthia has been an active volunteer, board member and fundraiser for over 35 years with nonprofit organizations in the areas of arts and culture, healthcare, child welfare, environmental sustainability and church.  She is passionate about continuing education opportunities in the field of elder care and is an avid reader of industry articles around the latest trends.

Cynthia is originally from Texas and holds a degree from Baylor University.  She has made her home, for the past 17 years in New York City. She enjoys everything the city has to offer across all five boroughs including food, art, sports, education and cultural events.  She enjoys travel and outdoor activities and has practiced yoga regularly for over 15 years. She currently divides her time between New York and Florida.