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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 State of Louisiana. 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
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.
New Orleans Metro Area
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.”
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.
Baton Rouge & Southwest Louisiana
Dawn Gonsoulin - Senior Care Advisor
Dawn has lived and worked in Southwest Louisiana her entire life. She attended college at Nichols State where she received a B.A. in Marketing. Dawn started two very successful business in the Houma/Thibodaux area before moving back to Lafayette. She has personal experience caring for elderly family members which led to her interest in joining Senior Care Authority. She understands the importance of finding a safe and caring environment for her clients. Dawn's territory includes Lake Charles, Lafayette, Alexandria and Houma/Thibodaux.
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.
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