Senior Care Authority
755 Baywood Avenue
Petaluma, CA 94954
Visit Marcy's website to find out more about her Assisted Living Facilities Services in Sonoma, Marin, Napa, Solano and Mendocino Counties
Marcy Baskin, CSA, is a certified senior advisor and studied Patient Navigation at Sonoma State University. She then worked in a community clinic as a patient navigator and advocate. Marcy has focused much of her efforts on senior placement, eldercare management, and the impact on family members . She has assisted many families as a caregiver support group facilitator, eldercare manager and family coach. Marcy is also the author of a book called “Assisted Living: Questions I Wish I Had Asked.” She has also appeared on “The Aging Boomers” as an expert on assisted living. She is currently on the faculty of Sonoma State, teaching Health Navigation and Advocacy.
Marcy researches assisted living, residential care and memory care locations to provide families with the best options with the least amount of stress. In addition, she is a true advocate for her clients. Marcy provides additional services at your option which can include the following:
- Provide resources for services and technology to age at home.
- Visit with your loved one if you are caring for them from a long distance, and report back to you, assure they are getting the care they require, arrange for transportation, meal delivery, or anything else you would do yourself if you were close by.
- Help you decode your medical bills, learn what is covered and what is not, investigate denied claims.
- Facilitate communication among your medical providers to better understand a diagnosis, the treatment options presented and assist with discharge planning.
- Accompany you or your loved one to medical appointments.
- Help your family work through challenging care decisions.
- Begin or continue a conversation about end of life care, including hospice; provide the necessary forms to ensure all wishes are honored.
At Senior Care Authority, your Senior Care Advisor will assist you with the most appropriate options listed above based on your needs or your loved one’s needs. All of the options listed above with a hands-on-approach.
Proudly serving the following areas:
Counties: Marin, Sonoma, Napa, and Mendocino
- American Canyon
- Belvedere Tiburon
- Birds Landing
- Bodega Bay
- Boyes Hot Springs
- Camp Meeker
- Corte Madera
- Deer Park
- Dillon Beach
- Dos Rios
- Duncans Mills
- El Verano
- Forest Knolls
- Fort Bragg
- Glen Ellen
- Little River
- Mill Valley
- Monte Rio
- Point Arena
- Point Reyes Station
- Pope Valley
- Potter Valley
- Redwood Valley
- Rio Nido
- Rio Vista
- Rohnert Park
- Saint Helena
- San Anselmo
- San Geronimo
- San Quentin
- San Rafael
- Santa Rosa
- Stewarts Point
- Stinson Beach
- Suisun City
- The Sea Ranch
- Travis AFB
- Valley Ford
- Villa Grande
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24 Apr 2017
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21 Apr 2017
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There are many things to consider when searching for the right living situation for your loved one. Quality of care, activities, environment, location, and more. Although cost won’t be the only thing on your mind, especially if this is the first time you’ve considered this option, long-term care can be expensive. Not only will you need to understand the cost today; you’ll also want to make yourself aware of what to expect as health conditions change. This article will help you ask the right questions about how charges are calculated.[read more...]
Marypat Habermas is a Doctor of Pharmacy and a Certified Geriatric Pharmacist, Certified MTM pharmacist. She has 20 year history of older adult medication expertise and specializes with older adults, diabetes, fall risk reduction, hospital admission risk reduction and nursing home admission risk reduction. Marypat is a clinical pharmacist who works with older adults to ensure medications are safe, effective, and optimal for individual health.[read more...]
Sherry Picker, MSW is has been working in Elder Care Services for 15 years. Her background includes counseling, support group facilitating, Geriatric Care Management and she currently works in Home Care at Paradise Home Health Care and All the Best (Medicare Agency). She is also a volunteer with the South Palm Beach County Chapter of the National Parkinson Foundation.[read more...]