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 Kansas City - the terminology is often unfamiliar. 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”

Assisting Visually Impaired Older Adults

Gina March has been the Director of Community Relations at the Mary Culver Home for Visually Impaired Women in Kirkwood, Missouri since January of 2019. Before joining the staff, she served on their board of directors for over seven years and was an active volunteer. In addition, her mother was a resident at the Home in 2012. Before coming to the Home, Gina was the Executive Director of the Brentwood Chamber of Commerce.

Navigating the Complicated Health Care System

Suzanne Paolucci is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has dedicated her career spanning three decades to the field of geriatrics and life care planning. Suzanne's Advocacy Company, NY Care Consultants, LLC is a sought after company with professionals and patients due to her proven record of ensuring that her clients receive the best care possible and obtaining, when required, 24-hour live-in personal, or skilled care services through Medicaid Managed Care and Long-Term Care Insurance. In the past two ye?rs alone, she has secured over 1 million dollars in care benefits for the clients she has worked with.

Why a Healthcare Advocate Can Be a Good Idea

When faced with a significant medical or care decision, having another set of eyes and ears on the situation can provide important, objective feedback that otherwise might go overlooked.

How to Respond When Your Loved One Repeats Themselves

You just never really know why someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia repeats the same question or comment over and over. Is it really simply a lack of short-term memory or are there other possible reasons?

Gum Disease Leading to Alzheimer's

Janice King, co-founder and CEO of TRI-OLOGY, a breakthrough oral health product focused on strengthening oral health for overall systemic health. Janice is a 20-year researcher in the area of oral health and the oral-systemic connection, a formulator with three U.S. patents and co-founder of NOWsystem, Inc. With a grant from the National Science Foundation, Janice and co-founder Dale Winetroub are currently researching the risk factors relative to age-related Alzheimer’s Disease.

Preventing Dangerous Drug Interactions

Medication is often a fact of life, especially as we age. Just as we explore potential side effects, equally as important is to understand possible interactions with other medications, both over-the-counter and prescribed.

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 and Elaine Minter

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Don and Elaine Minter have found great satisfaction in helping guide seniors and their families to excellent outcomes. Don's compassion was unparalleled during his 11 years as a food and beverage director in a continuing care retirement community. It was there where he developed his love for working with the residents and their families to insure the best experience possible. Elaine is a registered pharmacist with a total of 10 years experience in long term care. Together they are a team who care about the best interest of their clients-true senior advocates!

Why SCA? Don and Elaine have firsthand knowledge of many of the struggles that families have in placing their loved one in the proper communities with the proper care. All needs are different, and Don and Elaine's goal is to know the systems inside and out, and to be able to help the families make informed decisions. Don is a Certified Senior Advisor which arms him with the most current information and continuing education to help families navigate all of the complexities of today's senior care.

Don and Elaine are always happy to try to help with all the necessary services related to assisted living facilities or residential care home for your loved ones in the greater Kansas City area. You can see the assisted living facility reviews in Kansas City metro area on his corporate page.

Collectively Don and Elaine enjoy family, fitness, boating, cooking, skiing, dog time and generally anything having to do with the outdoors. Individually Don enjoys strength training and running where Elaine enjoys yoga and anything relating to wellness.