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 Roanoke, Charlottesville, Fredericksburg and Shenandoah Valley regions. 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”

Changes in Skilled Nursing to Short-Term Rehabilitation

Phyllis Ayman is an Eldercare Consultant, Advocate, Speaker and Speech & Language Pathologist who brings an insider's view into the nursing home industry after working in 40+skilled nursing/short-term rehabilitation facilities for over 25 years. Phyllis is the author of “OVERDUE Quality Care for Our Elder Citizens”, published February 8, 2019and her first book “Nursing Homes to Rehabilitation Centers…What Every Person Needs to Know” was published in December 2017.

Functional Fitness: A New Approach After 50

After a successful 35-year Wall Street career, James P. Owen found new purpose in being an author, inspirational speaker, and social entrepreneur. His book, Cowboy Ethics, a best-seller with more than 150,000 copies in circulation, and two follow-up volumes, Cowboy Values and The Try, put a spotlight on the importance of shared values and personal character in our society. Jim’s books and speeches also launched a grassroots movement that has reached thousands of businesspeople, educators, students, and parents around the country. Now Jim has expanded his focus, becoming a passionate evangelist for fitness as a way of life. Jim shares this message in his newest book, Just Move: A New Approach to Fitness After 50.

Why Would One Need a Trust?

Attorney Roy Johnston practices estate planning, real estate law, and business law. He received his Juris Doctorate from Empire College of Law, and his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Wyoming. He is an active member of the Probate Section of both the California State Bar and the Sonoma County Bar Association.

17 Years of Caring for My Wife with Alzheimer’s - Lessons Learned

A spirited mother and civic activist, Martha Maddux had just turned 50 when she was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's in 1997. Her husband Carlen was a career journalist, editor, and magazine owner in the Tampa Bay area who also was Martha's primary caregiver for 17 years. Carlen is the author of the book, A Path Revealed: How Hope, Love, and Joy Found Us Deep in a Maze Called Alzheimer's.

Changing the Culture of Ageism

Jeff Rubin, author and advocate for positive aging, shares these thoughts about how we can start (or continue) to value insights about our lives observed by people of all ages, from young children to older adults.

The Other Side of Dementia

Carmen Davailus Buck creates magic with images helping us stand out in the world. She left her career as a nurse practitioner to document the lives of families impacted by dementia and authored Just See Me-Sacred Stories from the Other Side of Dementia. She is a consultant and photographer for businesses and individuals who want to leave a remarkable legacy. She uses photography as an Alzheimer's Advocate knowing less fear = more love, compassion and kindness.

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.

Kelly Myers

assisted living consultants Kelly Myers

I have worked for 27 years in Healthcare. I began in radiology, working with patients and their families throughout the hospital. My career continued in Orthopedics and Spine Specialties. After several years of managing a Spine Specialties Clinic, I had found my passion - assisting patients and their families with the difficulties of managing recovery from spinal disease and injury. Spinal issues truly impact every aspect of life for the patient and their family. I was able to advise them how to manage their work, their treatment options, and encourage them to make their way towards a better quality of life.

Decreased ambulation and chronic pain even more severely impacts our aging community. I find it very gratifying to work with families and caregivers to optimize comfort and restore functionality.

My background in healthcare has given me great insight into the experiences of our patients and clients. I assisted with trauma, surgery, diagnostics, recovery and the more acute care in a hospital setting. I then migrated to the outpatient setting where meeting the needs of our patients and families was my main focus.

Personal experience with my parents’ challenges as they have aged has sparked my passion to assist families with these life-changing events. My father’s health decline over his last 2 years has had significant impact on me as well as my family. I have been able to assist him and support my family through the difficult transitions from multiple open-heart surgeries, recovery and rehab. Ultimately getting him in a comfortable place where he was well attended with advanced care was helpful as his cancer progressed.

I spend a lot of time at church, with my children, grandchild and family. I love to camp, kayak, musicals and just catching up over dinner with friends and family. Exploring new cities, nature hikes and great food is my idea of a fun day. I spent most of my young and adult life playing volleyball and still enjoy a good game. My educational focus was Health Sciences and Health Administration Training. This was carried out throughout my career in healthcare from diagnostics to managing a spine specialty care clinic.

Through my professional and personal experiences I have learned how sudden or chronic illness can affect a family and how powerful it can be to have someone help you navigate the tough decisions. Finding the right help in a timely manner is imperative. I want to be that person who can help bring calm to the storm.