Meet your local advisor

Lawrence (aka “Lawrie”) has spent her career furthering Healthcare solutions to improve the quality and efficiency of patient care. She worked in the hospital division of Eli Lilly & Co. specializing in contract negotiations, market research and product launches, managed compounds in development from discovery science through launch at Rhone-Poulenc-Roher (now Sanofi), was Global Director of Marketing for the launch of Plavix world-wide, then lead development of advertising Campaigns as Senior Vice President of Client Services for Saatchi & Saatchi/Publicis. After having children she returned to her passion of sales and thrived on improving patient care with diagnostic testing and technology for physicians in private practice. Finally she has found a way to use her experience to make a difference in her community. As the area owner of Senior Care Authority West L.A. and Santa Monica Bay, she looks forward to helping seniors and their families expertly and calmly navigate the challenge of finding exceptional senior care and residences. Lawrence also partners with hospital and other medical facilities and professional to help them optimize post-acute care plans moving towards the goal of discharging directly to “home”, be that independent or assisted living.

Lawrence is always happy to help with all the necessary services related to assisted living facilities or residential care home for your loved ones in West Los Angeles area. You can see assisted living facility reviews in California on her corporate page.

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 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.

5 Real Antidotes for Emotional Stress

You’re having a rough patch. A caregiver didn’t show up. Your loved one accuses you of stealing their money. You ‘re not paying enough attention to your job/kids/relationship and it shows. You feel isolated and alienated. So you decide to get together with a trusted friend and unload, problem-solve, and hopefully, feel better...

Regenerations and Repair of Human Organs and Tissues

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.

Dementia with Agitation...Now What?

Elizabeth A. Landsverk, M.D. is a triple board-certified Geriatrician, Internist and Palliative care physician, with extensive experience in addressing complex medical and psychosocial issues in the older individual. Her expertise is addressing complicated medical and psychological conditions, with particular emphasis in dementia and agitation, helping her to improve systems of care for the most challenging patients.

Blue Sky White Clouds

Eliezer Sobel, author, artist, musician, and by his own description, a human being, has been caring for his parents for many years. His father Max had been the loving caregiver for his mother, Manya, who is in her 16 th year of Alzheimer’s Disease! Three years ago, Max suffered a traumatic brain injury and now is also in full time care at home.

Top 10 signs your loved ones may need senior care

We Do The Homework For You

We are here with personalized, professional service to support you and relieve the stress of finding the care that your loved one needs. We personally visit every senior living community we present to you to ensure they maintain the safety and security you expect. Together, we will find the living solution that will provide the best quality of life possible for your loved one. Following is our process to learn more about your loved to assist in finding the best options:

Making the right care decision for parents and other senior loved ones can be a daunting task filled with stress, tension and pressure. Senior Care Authority helps families find the best care options for their needs, including Independent and Assisted Living Facilities, Memory Care, Residential Care, and In-Home Care. Our mission is to help families make courageous, informed care decisions under difficult circumstances to preserve the safety, dignity, and joy of seniors. We undergo extensive training and spend countless hours inspecting communities, meeting staff, and reviewing state reports to best advise families on senior living and care options. Alzheimer's, strokes, and falls have left seniors I love and respect highly vulnerable. I leverage 20 years of healthcare and consulting experience to ensure our clients are equipped to make educated care decisions. Our services are at no charge to families, as we are paid by the communities and services they choose.