Mary Marita is Senior Vice President and COO at Benjamin Rose Institute on Aging. She has 22+ years of executive and administrative leadership in the aging field including long-term care and community-based organizations and is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. In 2012, Marita was recognized by Crain's in the 40 Under 40 awards and was honored as a YWCA Woman of Professional Excellence. Lisa Weitzman is the Benjamin Rose Institute Care Consultation Manager of Business Development. She holds an LISW-S license and Dementia Care Specialist certification. She has a passion for social justice and the social determinants of health as they pertain to older adults aging well in the community.
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 the entire state of Louisiana - 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.
Dementia Consulting and Training
Get individualized assistance with your loved one
Senior Care Authority of Louisiana has certified dementia consultants and trainers on staff. Our consulting staff are certfied in dementia consulting and training by Teepa Snow and the Positive Approach to Care Team. They provides families with guidance and training through all stages of dementia.
Most dementia illnesses progress through stages. Our consultants assists families in recognizing these stages and provides ideas and activities that work best for the specific client.
Our staff acts as an advocate for the patient.Theirr recommendations will always be focused on the nest quality of living for the patient.
Please call 504-226-6830 and get the help you need to deal with dementia.
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
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:
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 Our Team
Larry Balyeat - Owner
Larry Balyeat now takes his 40 years of healthcare experience in hospitals, outpatient surgery centers and physician office management to assist seniors and their families in the local community. As the Senior Care Authority franchise owner in Louisiana, Larry will provide invaluable assistance. Senior Care Authority serves families throughout the country through its network of professionals providing elder care consulting and personalized senior placement assistance to families seeking the best care options at home, assisted living and memory care communities.
Larry is always happy to help with all the necessary services related to assisted living facilities or residential care home for your loved ones in Louisiana. You can see assisted living facility reviews in Louisiana on his corporate page.
Carolyn Olson - Senior Care Advisor
Carolyn Olson has joined Senior Care Authority Louisiana as a dementia and eldercare advisor. Carolyn will provide guidance, training, and assistance with housing solutions for families and professionals caring for the elderly and people with dementia.
Carolyn Olson has devoted her career to the healthcare industry serving in a variety of positions including clinic practice manager, rehabilitation community care coordinator, and business development. Most recently Olson worked as a Healthcare Account Executive for A Place for Mom where she assisted healthcare professionals and families with referrals to senior living communities
Carol Bailey, R.N. - Senior Care Advisor
Carol is a registered nurse and has worked in hospitals and managed care companies. Carol decided to become an Eldercare Advisor after seeing firsthand that the process of finding assisted living can be overwhelming and stressful. The job was especially appealing because of her passion to work with and interact with the elderly. “There is a lot we can learn about what really matters in life by talking with the elderly.”
Craig G. Condon – Senior Care Advisor
Craig has extensive knowledge of assisted living management and development. His experience stems both from business, as well as, personal. He is a native New Orleanian that shares a passion for giving back to the community and its people. Craig looks forward to working with families to determine each client’s individual needs and find the best possible living situation.
Janet Krane, O.T. - Senior Care Advisor
Janet started her career in health care as an Occupational Therapist. She has worked in hospital administration at Tulane Medical Center and the Baptist Hospital when Tenet Healthcare was the owner. Janet has most recently managed the physician group practice at Crescent City Physicians. She has had extensive personal experience working with the elderly. Janet brings this experience and caring personality to her new role in assisting our clients in finding the safest assisted living/memory care new home.
Senior Care Authority – serving the State of Louisiana
Senior Care Authority Lousiana
3900 N. Causeway Rd., Suite 1200
Metairie, Louisiana 70002
Business Phone: (504) 226-6830
Cell Phone: (504) 905-7300