A spirited mother and civic activist, Martha Maddux had just turned 50 when she was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's in 1997. Her husband Carlen was a career journalist, editor, and magazine owner in the Tampa Bay area who also was Martha's primary caregiver for 17 years. Carlen is the author of the book, A Path Revealed: How Hope, Love, and Joy Found Us Deep in a Maze Called Alzheimer's.
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 the State of Utah - 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.
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.
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 Jeremy and Lisa Pike
Strong family ties, a yearning to continue to help others and a background in recruiting professionals in corporate America – all make Jeremy Pike a perfect fit to serve as franchise owner of Senior Care Authority in Utah.
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.
Currently a recruiter placing finance and accounting professionals with companies, Jeremy spent the previous 9 years in corporate finance management roles. He explains:
“The business model is very similar to recruiting and also provides an opportunity to successfully help families as they deal with difficult decisions. As the eldest grandchild on both sides, I was born to young parents and had relatively young grandparents who still had kids at home. Having been raised around grandparents and great grandparents and being a part of their lives as they age, I have first-hand experience in seeing the decisions that were made as care was needed more and more in their lives. There is no better feeling than what is felt by helping others.”
Jeremy has spent the past few years getting to know companies and understanding their cultures and opportunities for employees. At the same time he met with people on an individual basis to get to know them and understand what they are seeking in an employer, as well as their career goals to create a long-term match between the parties.
He adds, “Effectively matching these parties and knowing that I’ve made people happy creates a fantastic sense of accomplishment. And creating these matches has helped me be one of the most successful recruiters in the US. The ability to empathize with those at both sides of the table plays a significant part of creating these matches."
- Similarly, Jeremy now will assist each senior care family through the process of visiting a selection of communities and residential care homes, based on the family’s requirement, and support them in making the best, most informed decisions. He can also continue to mentor families on an ongoing basis once a new home is selected. There is no cost to families for Jeremy’s placement services. Instead, he earns a fee from the facility after a placement is made.
Jeremy and Lisa are married and have 4 children, and their parents and siblings live in Utah, as well. They both earned their Bachelor’s degrees - Jeremy in Accounting and Lisa in Public Relations - from Brigham Young University in Provo, UT.
Jeremy and Lisa are always happy to help with all the necessary services related to assisted living facilities or residential care home for your loved ones in Utah. You can see assisted living facility reviews in Utah on their corporate page.
Senior Care Authority
63 East 11400 South, Ste 324
Sandy, UT 84070