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Resources for Senior Living, Care and Assistance

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.

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

Escondido Chamber of Commerce
Escondido Chamber of Commerce website

Senior Case Assistance and Low Income 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 offers an array of personalized services including a HOME SHARING program.

Our Senior Solution Partners

AAll Care Home Care
AAll Care
Mary Mahon, Community Relations
Tel 760-471-7033, 619-297-9601

Care Choice Home Care
Care Choice Home Care
Jeani Groesbeck
Tel 760-798-4508 Cell 760-405-1493
San Marcos

Scott Samuels
Tel 760-724-7273

FirstLight Home Care
FirstLight Home Care
Pascal van den Berk
Tel 760-688-7607
Cel 858-997-5092

Family Matters In-Home Care
Family Matters In-Home Care
Andrew Frojelin
Tel 760-909-2007
Cel 408-355-8113

Home Helpers Home Care
Home Helpers Home Care
John Crick, COO
Tel 858-822-8587
Cell 760-585-5199

Homewatch CareGivers
Homewatch Caregivers serving Carlsbad, La Jolla, San Diego, Rancho Bernardo
Tanya Finnerty
Tel 760-260-8700 Cell 760-207-0711

Qualicare North County San Diego
Qualicare North County San Diego
Steve Kidwell
Tel 760-642-2119
Comprehensive nurse-managed in-home care services
Access Care Senior Living
Access Care Senior Living
In-home care services
Marilou Delarosa
Tel 760-402-4674
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
Tel 619-543-4700
Cell 760-310-4787

Engage Life Care Management
Engage Life Care Management
Senior Case Management, care assessment and care management services.
Alesia Clark, Gerontologist
Tel 760-990-3001

101 Mobility
101 Mobility
Provides access and mobility equipment, lifts and ramps, to help seniors remain in their home.

Kindra French
Tel 858-800-2820

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

Fritzi Gros-Daillon
Tel 800-984-1186

GSA Mobility Solutions
GSA Mobility Solutions
Age-in-place Design ~ Home Modifications ~ Ceiling Hoist Lifts.

Glenn Schwartz
Tel 760-621-0501 cell 760-613-6284

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

Loyd Davis, M.S.
Tel 760-758-5956

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

Sandra Lambarri-Johnson
Tel 800-995-6831 619-817-8042

Life Alert Pendants
Life Alert Pendants and Protection Systems
Tel 800-360-0329

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

Hospice of the North Coast
Hospice of the North Coast
Tel 760-431-4100

Seaport Home Health and Hospice
Seaport Home Health and Hospice
Tel 858-634-5870

The Elizabeth Hospice
The Elizabeth Hospice
Tel 760-737-2050

Helping Hearts LLC
Helping Hearts LLC
Darbie Lastra
Medi-Cal claims services
Tel 760-216-9387
San Diego

Light Source Medi-Cal Advocates
Light Source Insurance Solutions
Carol Costa-Smith
Tel 888-413-3113
San Diego

Medi-Cal Advisor Group Case Management
Medi-Cal Advisor Group
Jennifer Marcks, M.A.
Tel 619-564-7571

MedicareQuick - Medicare Advisor
Katherine Kline, ChFC, CRPS
Tel 866-445-6683
San Marcos

Veterans Benefits Aid Counsel
Veterans Benefits Aid Counsel
VA benefits representation and services for senior vets and their families.
Carroll Dale
Tel 931-739-3053 Toll Free 888-388-1404

Estate & Medi-Cal Planning - Littorno Law
Angela McGlasson
Tel 760-525-3140

Robert Skaggs - Help with Veterans Benefits
Robert Skaggs
Not part of Dept. of Veterans Affairs
San Diego and Riverside Counties
CA Insurance Lic #0B50375 Tel 877-600-0505

Bradley Associates Insurance Services
Bradley Associates Insurance Services‐Long Term Care Insurance
Bradley Kaskin
Tel 800-500-1916

Law Office of Patricia Andel
Patricia L. Andel
Tel 760-631-6360

Fischer and Ritchey, LLP
Barbara Fischer
Law Firm, Estate Planning, Trusts
Tel 760-471-1100
San Marcos

Estate Planning-Law Office of Dana Green
Dana Green
Tel 760-814-0158

Estate Planning - A.C. Howard Law
Anna C. Howard, Esq.
Tel 858-800-2532

Fiduciary Service - Jan Matthews
Jan Matthews, CLPF, NCG, DMM>
S D Coastal Fiduciary Services
Tel 619-446-7543

Fiduciary and Estate Planning - Colleen O'Harra
Colleen C. O'Harra
Tel 760-806-4651

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

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services
La Jolla CA
Craig Schniepp
Tel 858-459-0501 Cell 858-775-3767
BRE# 01732867

Blair Clark Real Estate
Blair Clark Real Estate
Brenda Clark
BRE# 00430931

Coldwell Banker - Marta Hall
Coldwell Banker
Marta Hall
Cell (760)809-7131

CA BRE License# 00598173

Coldwell Banker - Matthew Swisshelm
Coldwell Banker
Matt Swisshelm
BRE# 02029598

Coldwell Banker - Rita Harper SRES
Coldwell Banker
Rita Harper
Certified SRES - Seniors Resource Specialist
BRE# 00775287

Keller Williams Realty
Keller Williams Realty
Melinda Kruse DiPerna
Coastal Real Estate Specialist®
Melinda Kruse DiPerna - CA Bre Lic #01809497
Tel.858-848-7555 Voice and Text

Pacific Sotheby's - Bryan Devore
Pacific Sotheby's International Real Estate
Bryan Devore
Tel 760.908.3838
CA BRE# 01397835

Realty Groups San Diego
Realty Groups San Diego
Patti Phillips
CA BRE Lic #1300905
Tel. (619) 507-2100

Senior Move Masters
Senior Move Masters
Carlsbad CA
Linda Diller, President
Tel 760-942-4525

Silver Linings Transitions - Senior Movers
Silver Linings Transitions
Jami A. Shapiro
Tel 858-522-9518
Cell 904-477-7084
CA BRE #01954825

Bella Reflections - Relocation Service
Bella Reflections
Moving and Relocation Service for Seniors
Sandi Menderson, Owner
Tel 858-442-0103
Cell 858-442-3692

Oceanside CA
Gary Haase, Pres.
Tel 760-721-4357

Carlson Mobile Notary
Robyn Carlson
Tel 760-805-6064

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