Senior Living Selection

Senior Care Authority has researched all the senior living options in Denver Metro Area to help you find "the one" that will best meet your loved one's specific needs. We've done the research for you so your don't have to spend your valuable time researching and touring communities on your own. Whether you are searching for independent living, assisted living facilities, memory care or residential assisted living homes, we can match you with the best of the best. Having served more than 300 families exclusively in senior moves and transitions, our personalized service helps relieve the stress, challenges and heartache of making these major decisions alone. 

ElderCare Consulting

For families with more complex needs, concerns and dynamics, our ElderCare Consulting program allows us to support you through every stage of decision-making regarding your loved one's future and current care needs. This service may include facilitating vital conversations with family members, finding Medicaid resources and care communities, vetting home care agencies and caregivers, connecting you with other valuable resources and so much more. Whatever your senior care needs and concerns may be, we can customize a specific program to find the best care and support for your loved one.

Medicare – What You Need to Know

During his career, Dean Zellers has been a Financial Advisor, Estate Planner and independent producer to offer clients access to all types of Insurance Policies. His expertise today lies in Health Insurance and the nuisances of Medicare where he has been advising families on for over 20 years and is one of the top selling agents in Northern California for Medicare Advantage plans.

Approaching Senior Years with Humor

Lyn Widmyer is the author of Chasing Pills: I Must be Old, I Have a Pill Dispenser is a humorous guide to overcoming the pitfalls of aging—like unwanted body noises and the fear of dementia. For the past 15 years, she has shared humorous thoughts and observations about living on a farm, parenting, travel, serving as an elected official and growing older. Her columns have appeared in various newspapers around West Virginia and Maryland.

Extending Health Span

Michelle is an entrepreneur with a passion for social impact. She built and runs an international organization transforming health and the economy through the science of Nutrigenomics. Her passion is helping people biohack the aging code, extend health span and live this one incredible life we have been given to make a difference in the world and live your greatness.

How to Die Living and Not Live Dying

Fred Bartlit is a trial lawyer considered by Chambers USA Legal Rankings 2017 as, "arguably the best trial lawyer in the United States." He is also the only trial attorney to have been selected by two U.S. Presidents from two different parties for representation on cases. Fred co-founded StrongPath.com and co-authored Choosing the Strongpath--both created to educate adults on how strength training can help combat disease.

Life Insurance You Don’t Have to Die to Use

Christopher Sarantopulos has been in the insurance industry since 2004 and well versed in all lines of insurance, auto, home, commercial lines, employee benefits, life and disability. In recent years, Chris has been specializing in life and disability insurance, offering life insurance with chronic, critical and terminal illness riders.

Future Trends in Senior Living

Steve Moran is a celebrated publisher, writer and speaker who is known for his passion and commitment to the field of senior living. Through Senior Housing Forum, an extremely popular blog in our field, he takes on the tough topics that most others won't. More importantly, he elevates our field by talking about the positive contributions individuals and organizations are making to improve the lives of elders and team members.

Top 10 Signs Your Loved One May Need Senior Care

We Do The Homework For You

We are here with personalized, professional services to support you and relieve the stress of finding the care that your loved one needs and deserves. Together, we will find the best senior living and senior care solutions, so that your loved one will experience the quality of life you wish for them. Here is the process we use to help you accomplish that goal:

About Senior Care Authority, Denver Metro

The care team at Senior Care Authority, Denver Metro has a combined 50+ years of experience to dedicate to your family. Our sole purpose is to support you in your role as decision-maker regarding the future or current care needs of your loved one. 

Our founder Kelly O'Connor knows exactly what it’s like. For most of her 20s, Kelly cared for older and ailing family members, serving as a caregiver for her mother who had cancer, and as a long-distance caregiver for her two grandmothers. At a young age, she held the responsibility of making critical healthcare and estate decisions during a time of crisis.

After their unfortunate passings, Kelly returned to her career as corporate communications executive in the fashion industry. She worked with all the top magazines, television shows, movies and celebrity stylists, but her heart was calling her to contribute her talents and experiences in a larger, more meaningful way. She went to graduate school school and started volunteering with various philanthropic organizations, including a local hospice in Denver. Then she received the call that changed her life...a well-known senior industry professional said, “I have the job for you.” And the rest is history.

It was then that Kelly began a heartfelt second career in the senior living industry, specializing in moves and transitions. She has worked in almost every area of the field: independent living, assisted living, memory care, skilled nursing, hospice and home care. She holds a master's degree in Spiritual Psychology and a Professional Advancement Certification in Gerontology. She also received her Certified Senior Advisor designation which confirm her proficiency as a specialist in aging, as well as expanded her network nationally. She completed Certified Eden Associate Training with the Eden Alternative, an international organization transforming how nursing homes operate worldwide. In addition, she completed Masterpiece Living Academy associate training for Successful Aging and associate training through Naomi Feil’s Validation Training Institute. Kelly is an active member of the Denver Senior Coalitions and the Colorado Senior Lobby. She has also served as a "Music and Memories” volunteer for residents with Alzheimer’s and dementia and regularly teaches at Clermont College of Creative Life, where the average student age is late-80s. 

Clearly, Kelly's dedication to elders and their families is paramount in her life. Alongside her work, Kelly makes time to sneak away with her handsome four-legged companion, Buddy, exploring the trails, lakes and coffee shops in Denver and throughout Colorado. 

Kelly is always happy to help with all the necessary services related to assisted living facilities or residential care home for your loved ones in Denver metro area. You can see assisted living facility reviews in Colorado on her corporate page.

“Seeing the relief on our clients' faces when we rally around them makes my heart sing. It is our sole objective to take the complexities of senior care, break them down so they aren't so daunting, and then offer compassionate solutions to meet your specific needs."