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Senior Placement Services
Senior Care Authority provides all the necessary services to identify the proper assisted living facilities or residential care home in Winston-Salem Area for your loved ones. We offer a no-cost consultation service to help find the appropriate senior housing when your loved one can no longer care for themselves at home. Our personalized service will help relieve the stress and challenges associated with this major transition, and our expertise and compassion help lighten the load for you and your family.
Sometimes our families just need more help with the challenging transitions and decision-making. This may include vital conversations and facilitation with family members, home care agency or caregiver selection, connections to valuable resources or regular visitations with a loved one providing "peace of mind" with family members. Whatever the need, we customize the program for each client.
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
Our process is aimed at relieving you of the stress and confusion in finding the right care needs.
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, find assisted living facilities in North Carolina.
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 Cathryn Petit
Growing up with an older sister with Cerebral Palsy, Cathryn knew at a young age she would spend her life dedicated to helping and serving others. With a long career as a Registered Nurse, she has been able to do just that. After working in various clinical settings, Cathryn is now using the skills she acquired in her nursing career, especially her case management skills, to assist the aging population and their families in making important life decisions and assuring gentle transitions to more supportive living communities.
"When I felt a calling to start my own business, I knew it would need to be a business where I could continue to help and serve others. I researched many senior service providers and determined the dedication shown by Senior Care Authority in serving others with the utmost quality best fit my purpose".
As someone who believes in fiscal soundness in health care, Cathryn obtained her MBA degree from Walden University and served as a director of a non-profit agency that assisted the uninsured in obtaining much needed health care. Through this position, Cathryn built strong partnerships with various types of health care providers and facilities. This role has also prepared her for locating and evaluating the best resources to fit her client’s needs.
Cathryn looks forward to assisting you and your family in what may be the most difficult time you have ever faced. Her expertise and gentle caring can assure the best experience possible in finding a solution that works for everyone.
Cathryn feels very blessed in having two sons, a daughter-in-law, a 3-year-old grandson and a granddaughter on the way.