Ira Pastor is the Chief Executive Officer of Bioquark Inc., a life sciences company, a company involved in the regeneration and repair of human organs and tissues. Ira has over 30 years of experience across multiple sectors of the pharmaceutical industry including pharmaceutical commercialization, biotech drug development, managed care. He also sits on the Board of various companies focused on regenerative healthcare interventions and is a member of the Executive Council of the World Academy of Medical Science.
Senior Placement Services
No Service Fees
Find Senior Living and Care Options
Senior Care Authority has the expertise to help you identify and access all available options in assisted living and memory care in Johnson County. We offer no-cost services to help you find appropriate senior living when your loved one can no longer care for themselves at home. Our personalized, face-to-face assistance can help relieve some of the stress and overwhelm during this difficult transition - our expertise and compassion will help lighten the load for you and your family.
Elder Care Consulting
Service Fees May Apply
Get individualized assistance with your loved one
Sometimes families just need more help. Decisions and transitions for an aging loved one can be so challenging! We can help with exploring in-home care options, caregiver selection, facilitation of meetings with family members, access to valuable resources, or regular visitations with a loved one to provide you with peace of mind. Whatever is required, we will tailor our assistance to support your family’s specific needs.
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
Our process is aimed at relieving you of the stress and confusion in finding the right care needs.
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 Don Minter
Don Minter finds satisfaction in taking care of people. His compassion was unparalleled during his 11 years as a food and beverage director in a continuing care retirement community. He has always taken pride in providing the best food and care in the industry by utilizing his high energy style and 35 plus years of restaurant background. This has given the residents what they want most: many choices for the best food quality in a clean, friendly environment. Don implemented restaurant style dining in his community of 260 residents at Brandon Woods at Alvamar in Lawrence, KS. He hired an excellent staff committed to and passionate about taking care of people which proved to be a formula of success.
Why SCA? Don has first hand knowledge of many of the struggles that families have in placing their loved one in the proper facilities with the proper care. All needs are different and Don's goal is to know the systems inside and out to be able to help the families make informed decisions.
Don is always happy to help with all the necessary services related to assisted living facilities or residential care home for your loved ones in Johnson County. You can see the assisted living facility reviews in Kansas City metro area on his corporate page.
In his spare time Don enjoys family, fitness, tennis, boating, and generally anything having to do with the outdoors.