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 independent living, assisted living and memory care in Winston-Salem and surrounding areas. We offer:

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:

Whatever is required, we will tailor our assistance to support your family’s specific needs. 
Ten Things to Understand About a Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF)

Skilled Nursing costs are covered by Medicare if the stay is for post-acute rehabilitation (usually following an injury or illness requiring a minimum of three overnights in the hospital, for up to 100 days). Medicare monitors progress and may stop paying if it is deemed that the patient can no longer improve by staying at the SNF.

Essential Conversations For Families

There are those subjects that we often avoid discussing with our family. Sometimes it can be privacy issues, or discomfort in asking questions that have until now been considered off limits. If and when a sudden illness or accident occurs and your loved one is no longer able (whether temporarily or permanently) to manage their affairs, someone needs to be at the helm, ensuring bills are paid, pets are cared for, obligations fulfilled.

Reinventing Retirement for Boomer Men

Dr. Thelma Reese, author of The New Senior Woman: Reinventing the Years Beyond Mid-Life, and also wrote The New Senior Man to satisfy the numerous requests from men who wanted their own book. She is the creator of the blog, www.ElderChicks.com, and is a retired professor of English and Education.

Minimizing the Stress of a Move for Seniors

Pete Shrock is Co-Founder & Chief People Officer at Legacy Navigator and for the past 15 years, Pete has served as an emotional first responder in situations of grief, trauma, and crisis both locally and on a national level. His early contributions in social work led to a 10-year career as the Chief Program Officer for Comfort Zone Camp, a bereavement camp for children. Most recently, Pete partnered with Craig Shealy and Matt Paxton to create Legacy Navigator, a full-service estate management company. Pete brings a deep understanding of the grief that accompanies death or other difficult transitions like downsizing or divorce. In 2017 Pete was named one of Richmond’s Top 40 Under 40.

Alzheimer’s Silver Lining

Eliezer Sobel is the author of one of the first series of books designed for Alzheimer’s and dementia patients: Blue Sky, White Clouds: A Book for Memory-Challenged Adults and is also the author of numerous other books, blogs for PsychologyToday.com Eliezer is first and foremost a son: his mother is 94 and currently in her 18th year of Alzheimer’s, and his late father passed away at 93 following a Traumatic Brain Injury and subsequent dementia after falling down a stairwell. Eliezer and his wife Shari Cordon moved in with his parents that same night and have managed their care ever since.

5 Real Antidotes for Emotional Stress

You’re having a rough patch. A caregiver didn’t show up. Your loved one accuses you of stealing their money. You ‘re not paying enough attention to your job/kids/relationship and it shows. You feel isolated and alienated. So you decide to get together with a trusted friend and unload, problem-solve, and hopefully, feel better...

Top 10 signs your loved ones may need senior care

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 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 grandson and granddaughter. 

Cathryn is always happy to help with all the necessary services related to assisted living facilities or residential care home for your loved ones in Winston-Salem area. You can see assisted living facility reviews in North Carolina on her corporate page.