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 Richmond Area, Virginia - 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.

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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 Lisa Isbell

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Lisa Isbell is a Senior Care Advisor with Senior Care Authority. Before joining Senior Care Authority, Lisa has spent her career working with people and assisting them as they plan and prepare for various stages of life. After obtaining her undergraduate degree from Mary Washington College in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and her graduate degree from the University of Richmond, Lisa started her career in the corporate offices at Circuit City Stores, Inc. Realizing she preferred to be interacting with people and away from a desk, Lisa obtained her insurance license and started to work with seniors to navigate Medicare, long term care, and retirement planning. She became a Certified Senior Advisor and Registered Investment Advisor, operating her own business for over a decade before joining a local church staff and helping to lead church operations. Over the next ten years, Lisa managed over 70 different departments and over 1500 volunteers in the church, leading events and outreach efforts locally, nationally and internationally. Seeking to work with seniors and their families again, Lisa opened Senior Care Authority of Central Virginia after experiencing care need situations with her own parents. Knowing that finding the right care for loved ones can be stressful and frustrating, Lisa and her team work patiently with families, educating them on the many care options available in Central Virginia. Working with a wide range of experts and local resources, Lisa and her team help make the transition to care a smooth one for seniors and their families.