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Our Tools and Documents
Senior Resource Organizations
Senior Case Assistance Services
Senior Centers and PACE Programs

Our Partner Network

Although our partners have been tested and are reliable providers, we cannot claim any knowledge of, or responsibility for, their continued performance.

In-home Care
Hospice Services
Senior Case Management
Medi-Cal and Medicare Advisors
Veterans Helpers
Legal and Financial Services
Other Services
Safe Home and Emergency Pendants
Real Estate and Moving Services

Our Tools and Information
Document Discussing Our Mission & Experience
This PDF document discusses our significant senior industry experience, especially that of Cathy Ellis our founder.

Document Discussing Typical Senior Options
This very useful PDF document describes various options for senior living and senior care, based on specific needs.

A Senior Care Options Tour Checklist
Use this SCO checklist to assist in asking the right questions on a senior home tour.

Low Cost Senior Housing-North SD County
Use this SCO checklist to assist in asking the right questions on a senior home tour.

Low Cost Housing Presentation Slides
A presentation by Oceanside Housing Programs Manager.

Physician's Report for RCFE - Form LIC602A
This Physician's Report will be required for entry into licensed Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly. This is the California State blank LIC602A.PDF form.

California POLST Form
The Physician's Order for Life Sustaining Treatment‐POLST‐ is a medical order that enables seriously ill patients to specify the type of medical treatment the patient wishes to receive at the end of life.

Senior Resource Organizations
Council on Aging Association SD
Council on Aging San Diego promotes the independence, health and dignity of older adults through compassion, education and advocacy.

Council on Aging Association OC
Council on Aging Orange County promotes the independence, health and dignity of older adults through compassion, education and advocacy.

Alzheimer's Association - San Diego Chapter
Alzheimer's Association provides programs and fund raising focused on Alzheimer's research, care and family support.

Alzheimer's San Diego
Supporting Alzheimer’s Care & Cure in San Diego County. Alzheimer's San Diego provides local families with free programs, services, support, information and resources, while advancing critical local research for a cure.

Alzheimer's Orange County
Dedicated to providing quality care and support services to residents of Orange County who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease or other related dementia, and also partnering with local researchers to populate clinical trials to help find a cure.

Parkinson's Association
The Parkinson’s Association serves all San Diegans affected by Parkinson’s disease.

SD County Long Term Care Ombudsman
The San Diego County Long Term Care Ombudsman program advocates for residents in Long Term Care Facilities, such as nursing homes, as well as investigates abuse in other licensed facilities.

California Medi-Cal Assisted Living Waiver Program
CA Department of Health Care Services operates the Assisted Living Waiver Program for Medi-Cal recipients

CA Dept of Social Services Community Licensing
CCLD licenses and inspects various types of senior communities and homes.

Oceanside Chamber of Commerce

Oceanside Chamber of Commerce website

Senior Case Assistance and Low Income Services
Interfaith Community Services
Foundation for Senior Care
Fallbrook-based Foundation for Senior Care provides senior activities and assistance in North San Diego County, especially focused on in communities of Fallbrook and Bonsall.

The Foundation for Senior Wellbeing
Knowledge center for linking seniors and those who serve them to resources in Escondido, San Marcos, Vista, and beyond so they may thrive. Phone:(844) 654-4636

Meals on Wheels San Diego Cty
The Meals on Wheels program is designed to specifically address food insecurity, declining health, and social isolation. Phone: (760) 736-9900

Alliance for Regional Solutions
Collaborative of North County leaders work together to insure that current and emerging human needs are justly met for the greater good of our region.

Medi-Cal Waiver Program
Explains how Medi-Cal may be able to assist with Assisted Living costs through the Assisted Living Waiver Program.

ElderHelp
ElderHelp offers an array of personalized services including a HOME SHARING program.

Community Health Group
CHG offers medical insurance for Medi-Cal recipients.
Helping Hands Senior Foundation
Rich selection of senior resouces for LA area.
Senior Centers and PACE Day Programs
Oceanside Country Club Senior Center
Oceanside Country Club Senior Center
455 Country Club Lane
Oceanside CA 92054
760-435-5250

Oceanside El Corazon Senior Center
Oceanside El Corazon Senior Center
3302 Senior Center Drive
Oceanside CA 92056
760-435-5300

Vista Senior Center
Vista Gloria McClellan Adult Activity Center
Brengle Terrace Park
1400 Vale Terrace Drive Vista CA 92084
760-643-5288

Carlsbad Senior Center
Carlsbad Senior Center
799 Pine Avenue
Carlsbad CA 92008
760-602-4650

San Marcos Senior Center
San Marcos Senior Center
111 Richmar Ave
San Marcos CA 92069
760-744-5535

Escondido Senior Center
Escondido Senior Center
210 E Park Ave
Escondido CA 92025
760-738-4210

Encinitas Senior Center
Encinitas Senior Center
1140 Oakcrest Park Drive
Encinitas CA 92024
760-943-2250

Gary and Mary West PACE PROGRAM
Gary and Mary West PACE PROGRAM
Program of All-inclusive Services for the Elderly - PACE
Comprehensive Medi-Cal Services Day Program
1706 Descanso Ave.
San Marcos CA 92078
(760) 280-2230

St. Paul's PACE PROGRAM
St. Paul's PACE PROGRAM
Program of All-inclusive Services for the Elderly - PACE
Comprehensive Medi-Cal Services Day Program
304 Seacrest Way
Encinitas CA 92024
619-677-3800

San Diego PACE
San Diego PACE
Program of All-inclusive Services for the Elderly - PACE
San Diego and surrounding communities
Alan Tornel
alan.tornel@syhealth.org
619-218-5955
www.syhealth.org
619-205-4585

Our Senior Solution Partners

IN-HOME CARE PROVIDERS
alphabetic
AAll Care Home Care
AAll Care
www.aallcare.com
Tel 760-471-7033, 619-297-9601

Canaan Home Care
Canaan Home Care
Sylvia Nestorov
sylvia.nestorov@canaanhomecare.com
www.canaanhomecare.com
www.canaancares.org
Cell 949-444-1844
Office 858-764-2663 x101
DSS Lic 304700021 and 374700014

ComForCare
ComForCare
Scott Samuels
scottsamuels@nccomforcare.com
www.nccomforcare.com
Tel 760-724-7273
Vista

Family Matters In-Home Care
Family Matters In-Home Care
Andrew Frojelin
andrew@familymattershc.com
familymattershc.com
Tel 760-909-2007
Cel 408-355-8113

Qualicare North County San Diego
Qualicare North County San Diego
Steve Kidwell
skidwell@qualicare.com
Lylene Balken
lbalken@qualicare.com
http://www.qualicare.com/north-county-san-diego/
Tel 760-642-2119
Comprehensive nurse-managed in-home care services
Brightstar Care Carlsbad
Brightstar Care Carlsbad
Dan Sweiger
dan.sweiger@brightstarcare.com
https://www.brightstarcare.com/carlsbad
Tel 760-448-1025
In-home Care services
Heritage Senior Care
Heritage Senior Care
info@heritageseniorcare.com
https://www.heritageseniorcare.com
Tel 800-562-2734
In-home Care services
Homewatch CareGivers
Homewatch Caregivers serving Carlsbad, La Jolla, San Diego, Rancho Bernardo
Tanya Finnerty
tfinnerty@homewatchcaregivers.com
HomewatchCareGivers.com/Metro-San-Diego/Carlsbad
Tel 760-260-8700 Cell 760-207-0711

Palomar Health Home Caregivers
Palomar Health Home Caregivers
Ask about low income grant program
http://www.palomarhealth.org/homehealth
Tel 800-525-3528
Right at Home In Home Care
Right at Home In Home Care and Assistance
San Marcos
Carmen Sanchez
carmensanchez@rahnorthcounty.com
http://www.rahnorthcounty.com
Tel 760-752-2888
In-Home Care and Assistance
Salus Home Care
Salus Home Care
Sarah Ferrara, MSW
sferrara@salushomecare.com
http://salushomecare.com/san-diego
Office (858) 278-1335
Home care agency accredited by the Joint Commission
Brightstar Care
Brightstar Care
Sanaz Vaziri
s.vaziri@brightstarcare.com
www.brightstarcare.com/carmel-valley-rancho-santa-fe
Tel 858-247-1111
Horizen Support Services - ORANGE COUNTY
Horizen Support Services - In-home Care Services
Orange County
Michele White
michelehorizon15@gmail.com
Tel. Mobile (714) 356-3343
OTHER SENIOR SERVICES
alphabetic
George G. Glenner Alzheimer's Centers
George G. Glenner Alzheimer's Care Centers
Adult day care and support services for families
affected by Alzheimer’s and other forms of
memory impairment diseases.
Lisa Tyburski
ltyburski@glenner.org
www.Glenner.org
Tel 619-543-4700
Cell 760-310-4787

Southern Caregiver Resource Center
ASSISTANCE AND SUPPORT FOR CAREGIVERS!
TEL: 858-268-4432
scrc@caregivercenter.org
www.caregivercenter.org

Mental Health and Alzheimer's Studies
Study of Alzheimer's Disease
healthsciences.ucsd.edu/som/psychiatry/research/alzcare
Tel 858-534-9479

Family Health Centers Mental Health Services
Mental Health Services
Miranda Burke
Mirandab@FHCSD.org
619-515-2300
www.FHCSD.org

San Diego Center for the Blind
San Diego Center for the Blind
Vision rehabilitation services that rebuild independence.

Loyd Davis, M.S.
ldavis@sdcb.org
www.sdcb.org
Tel 760-758-5956

California Telephone Access Program
California Telephone Access Program
Special phone programs especially for Deaf and Disabled.

Sandra Lambarri-Johnson
sjohnson@ddtp.org
www.californiaphones.org
Tel 800-995-6831 619-817-8042

Sonus Hearing Care Specialists
Sonus Hearing Care Specialists
Carlsbad
Wendy Wyman, HIS
wendyh.sonus24@gmail.com
www.americanhearingsd.com
Tel 760-434-0125

Dr. Kimberly Bell, DPT - Physical Therapy
Physical Therapy
Kimberly Bell, DPT
info@betterbalanceinlife.com
BetterBalanceInLife.com
Tel 760-652-9993

Dr. Kory Langwell PT, DPT Phyisical Therapy
Mobile Physical Therapy Services
Dr. Kory Langwell PT, DPT
korylangwellpt@gmail.com
www.UnlimitedPotential.biz
Tel 858-264-6985

HOSPICE SERVICE PROVIDERS
alphabetic
Hospice of the North Coast
Hospice of the North Coast
Sharon Lutz
slutz@hospicenorthcoast.org
hospicenorthcoast.org
Tel 760-431-4100

Silverado Hospice
Silverado Hospice
www.silverado.com/care-offerings/hospice-care/
Tel 888-328-4558

The Elizabeth Hospice
The Elizabeth Hospice
www.elizabethhospice.org
Tel 760-737-2050

Salus Hospice
Salus Hospice
Nenette Limcumpao
www.salushomecare.com
Tel (888) 881-4822

SENIOR CASE MANAGEMENT
alphabetic
Engage Life Care Management
Engage Life Care Management
Senior Case Management, care assessment and care management services.
Alesia Clark, Gerontologist
alesia@engagelifecare.com
www.engagelifecare.com
Tel 760-990-3001

Windward Life Care
Windward Life Care
Senior Case Management, care consultation and care management services.
agingwell@windwardlifecare.com
Charlene Vick
cvick@windwardlifecare.com
www.windwardlifecare.com
Tel 619-450-4300

A Hand to Hold
A Hand to Hold San Diego
Geriatric Case Management
Erica Smalley
ahandtoholdsd@gmail.com
www.ahandtoholdsd.com
Tel 760-230-3039

Life Care Management San Diego
Life Care Management San Diego
Geriatric Case Management
Cynthia Smith LCSW C-ASWCM
Cynthia@LifeCareManagementSD.com
www.LifeCareManagementSD.com
Tel 858-737-5259

MEDI-CAL AND MEDICARE ADVISORY
alphabetic
Medi-Cal Consulting Services
Medi-Cal Consulting Services
Lisa Ramsey
lisa@medihelper.com
www.medihelper.com
Tel 877-medihelp 633-4435

Bridlewood Insurance | Dave Lomox
Bridlewood Insurance
Medicare Made Easy
Dave Lemox
Medicare@DaveLemox.com
www.DaveLemox.com
South County
Tel (858) 395-4667
Cal. Lic. #0G37344

New Chapter Insurance
New Chapter Insurance
Bridlewood Insurance Affiliate
Medicare Consulting Vickie Braden
vickie@newchapterinsurance.com
CA Inbsurance #OM92451
Tel 858-412-7499

Russell Insurance Solutions
Medicare Benefit Plans
Richard Russell
rarffg@gmail.com
http://www.myuhcagent.com/richard.russell
CA License # 0F24744
Mobile: (760) 214-8715
MedicareQuick - Medicare Advisor
MedicareQuick
Katherine Kline, ChFC, CRPS
kathe@medicarequick.com
www.MedicareQuick.com/san-diego-medicare-insurance/
Tel 866-445-6683

SENIOR VETERANS HELP
alphabetic
Estate & Medi-Cal Planning - Littorno Law
Angela McGlasson
angela@littornolaw.com
www.littornolaw.com
Tel 760-525-3140

Veterans Advocacy Associates
Kevin Willis
President
Assistance with VA Aid and Attendance Benefit Application
kevin@myvaa.org
https://myvaa.org/
Tel 951-296-6755

LEGAL & FINANCIAL SERVICES
alphabetic
A&D Cares - Fiduciary Service
A&D Cares - Fiduciary Services
Arlene and Don Langston
arlene@andcares.com
http://andcares.com
Tel 619-851-4711

Law Office of Patricia Andel
Patricia L. Andel
patricia@AndelLaw.com
www.AndelLaw.com
Tel 760-631-6360

Fischer and Ritchey, LLP
Barbara Fischer
Law Firm, Estate Planning, Trusts
info@frlawfirm.com
www.frlawfirm.com
Tel 760-471-1100
San Marcos

Estate Planning-Law Office of Dana Green
Dana Green
dana@danagreenlaw.com
www.danagreenlaw.com
Tel 760-814-0158
Carlsbad

Estate Planning - A.C. Howard Law
Anna C. Howard, Esq. achowardlaw@gmail.com
www.achowardlaw.com
Tel 858-800-2532
Carlsbad

Fiduciary Service - Jan Matthews
Jan Matthews, CLPF, NCG, DMM
jan.sdcoastalfiduciary@gmail.com>
www.coastaldmm.com
S D Coastal Fiduciary Services
Tel 619-446-7543

Fiduciary and Estate Planning - Colleen O'Harra
Colleen C. O'Harra
coharra@cox.net
Tel 760-806-4651

Fiduciary Services - Laura Bassett
Laura Bassett, Fiduciary services
laurabassett50@gmail.com
Tel 760-583-0851

Merrill Lynch Wealth Management - Dana Albert
Dana J Albert, Vice President, Senior Financial Advisor
Carlsbad
dana.albert@ml.com
Tel (760) 930-3138
http://www.ml.com

Edward Jones - Rachel Currington
Rachel A Currington, CRPC®, Financial Advisor
Escondido
Rachel.Currington@edwardjones.com
Tel (760) 746-5184
www.edwardjones.com

Law Office of Andrea M. Gherini
Trust Attorney and Estate Planning
Law Office of Andrea M. Gherini
www.amgtrustlaw.com
andrea@amgtrustlaw.com
Tel 760-754-2381

San Diego Elder Law Center
Public Benefits Planning, Fiduciary and Estate Planning
San Diego Elder Law Center
Bonita CA
www.SanDiegoElderLaw.com
Tel 619-235-4357

Daniel Guillen Financial Planner
Daniel Guillen Financial Planner
San Diego
dguillen@mgoprivatewealth.com
Tel (858) 365-5967
www.mgoprivatewealth.com

SAFE HOME AND EMERGENCY PENDANTS
alphabetic
101 Mobility
101 Mobility
Provides access and mobility equipment, lifts and ramps, to help seniors remain in their home.

www.101mobility.com/sandiego
Tel 858-800-2820

Household Guardians
Household Guardians
Home safety and security inspection, modifications and consultation for seniors.

Fritzi Gros-Daillon
fritzi@householdguardians.com
www.householdguardians.com
Tel 800-984-1186

Life Alert Pendants
Life Alert Pendants and Protection Systems
www.lifealert.com
Tel 800-360-0329

MDWatch
Roxanne Sikorski
MDWatch is a GPS enabled medical alert program for seniors covered by Medicare
rsikorski@mdwatch.io
( P ) 877-257-0637
( C ) 858-414-9294
https://mdwatch.io

LifeStation Pendants
LifeStation Pendants
www.lifestation.com
Tel 877-515-2941

Southwest Lifeline
Southwest Lifeline
Emergency medical alert and call pendant services
Cindy Sawyer
Tel 760-936-3184 800-797-3694

REAL ESTATE SERVICES
alphabetic
Coldwell Banker - Matt Swisshelm
Coldwell Banker
Matthew Swisshelm
Senior Specialist
Tel 760.450.8879
matt.swisshelm@cbrealty.com
http://Matthewswisshelm.cbintouch.com
BRE# 02029598

Rebecca Benson REALTOR
Four Seasons Properties
Rebecca Benson
858-380-2005
rbenson7@Gmail.com
BRE# 01349930

http://www.fourseasonsrealty.com/
Coldwell Banker - Rita Harper SRES
Coldwell Banker
Rita Harper
Certified SRES - Seniors Resource Specialist
760-732-3213
rita@ritaharper.com
www.RitaHarper.com
BRE# 00775287

Berkshire Hathaway - Devore Realty
Berkshire Hathaway Real Estate
Bryan Devore
info@DevoreRealtyGroup.com
Carlsbad
Tel. 760-908-3838
CA BRE Lic#: 01397835
Wiegand Realty
Wendy Wiegand
Real Estate Broker GRI e-Pro, PSA
Wiegand Realty
Tel 760-579-9979
Wendy@WendyWiegand.com
www.WiegandRealty.NET
DRE #01946136
SENIOR MOVING SERVICES
alphabetic
Next Phase Move Assistance
Next Phase Move Assistance
Organization, Packing, Downsizing for seniors
Margaret Zamora
Tel 619-993-4107
margaret@nextphasemove.com
http://www.nextphasemove.com

Silver Linings Transitions - Senior Movers
Silver Linings Transitions
Jami A. Shapiro
Tel 858-522-9518
Cell 904-477-7084
jamishapiro70@gmail.com
CA BRE #01954825
http://www.silverliningstransitions.com/

Elena Sosa Moving Concierge
Elena Sosa
Moving conceirge, partner, organizer, helper
emsosa4@gmail.com

Mindful Move Management
Cari Drolet
Organizing and moving assistance
email: cari@mindfulseniormoves.com
Tel 858-444-5586
www.mindfulseniormoves.com

NOTARY SERVICES
alphabetic
Carlson Mobile Notary
Robyn Carlson
rcpc@cox.net
www.carlsonmobilenotary.com
Tel 760-805-6064

Nicholas Fry Notary Public
Nicolas Fry
Notary Public
nfry76@gmail.com
linkedin.com/in/nicholas-fry712
Tel 442-257-0210

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