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. 

Future Trends in Senior Living

Steve Moran is a celebrated publisher, writer and speaker who is known for his passion and commitment to the field of senior living. Through Senior Housing Forum, an extremely popular blog in our field, he takes on the tough topics that most others won't. More importantly, he elevates our field by talking about the positive contributions individuals and organizations are making to improve the lives of elders and team members.

Ten Things to Understand About a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

Skilled Nursing costs are covered by Medicare if the stay is for post-acute rehabilitation (usually following an injury or illness requiring a minimum of three overnights in the hospital, for up to 100 days). Medicare monitors progress and may stop paying if it is deemed that the patient can no longer improve by staying at the SNF.

Essential Conversations For Families

There are those subjects that we often avoid discussing with our family. Sometimes it can be privacy issues, or discomfort in asking questions that have until now been considered off limits. If and when a sudden illness or accident occurs and your loved one is no longer able (whether temporarily or permanently) to manage their affairs, someone needs to be at the helm, ensuring bills are paid, pets are cared for, obligations fulfilled.

Reinventing Retirement for Boomer Men

Dr. Thelma Reese, author of The New Senior Woman: Reinventing the Years Beyond Mid-Life, and also wrote The New Senior Man to satisfy the numerous requests from men who wanted their own book. She is the creator of the blog, www.ElderChicks.com, and is a retired professor of English and Education.

Minimizing the Stress of a Move for Seniors

Pete Shrock is Co-Founder & Chief People Officer at Legacy Navigator and for the past 15 years, Pete has served as an emotional first responder in situations of grief, trauma, and crisis both locally and on a national level. His early contributions in social work led to a 10-year career as the Chief Program Officer for Comfort Zone Camp, a bereavement camp for children. Most recently, Pete partnered with Craig Shealy and Matt Paxton to create Legacy Navigator, a full-service estate management company. Pete brings a deep understanding of the grief that accompanies death or other difficult transitions like downsizing or divorce. In 2017 Pete was named one of Richmond’s Top 40 Under 40.

Alzheimer’s Silver Lining

Eliezer Sobel is the author of one of the first series of books designed for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients: Blue Sky, White Clouds: A Book for Memory-Challenged Adults and is also the author of numerous other books, blogs for PsychologyToday.com Eliezer is first and foremost a son: his mother is 94 and currently in her 18th year of Alzheimer’s, and his late father passed away at 93 following a Traumatic Brain Injury and subsequent dementia after falling down a stairwell. Eliezer and his wife Shari Cordon moved in with his parents that same night and have managed their care ever since.

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.

About Don Minter

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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.