Compassionate & Candid Senior Care Advisors in Los Angeles
Since 2003, thousands of families have been helped by Assisted Living Locators, one of nation’s leading senior housing placement services. Founded in 2003 by RN Angela Olea in Phoenix, AZ, the company spans the country with over 150 locally owned offices. Assisted Living Locators offers clients the best of both worlds – the attention and commitment of a locally owned business backed by the expertise and stability of a national organization.
The Los Angeles office is operated by Sarah Ordover, owner of Assisted Living Locators Los Angeles. With an office in Beverly Hills, Sarah and her team service clients from Los Feliz to the Beach, including Century City, Westwood, Santa Monica, and everything in between. The office also represents clients looking for senior living south of Ventura Boulevard in the San Fernando Valley in neighborhoods such as Sherman Oaks, Encino, and Studio City.
Meet Sarah Ordover
Owner/Senior Living Advisor, CSA, CDC
Sarah is dementia care certified and a trained aging specialist who sits on the City of Los Angeles Task Force for Alzheimer's Los Angeles. She is one of the few placement professionals in Los Angeles to hold an RCFE Administrators license. With more than 30 years experience in the business world before changing careers, Sarah is a practical, calming presence to families, able to help them effectively think through their options and strategize about the best ways to move forward.
Sarah grew up in New York and Los Angeles with an entertainment-industry father. Helping her father through his last years, with all the attendant stress and confusion, gave her first-hand experience into the challenges facing families. Learning about Assisted Living Locators and how it eases families like hers through difficult times proved to be a "eureka" moment. Finally, vocation and avocation joined together for her in a way she can effectively help others.
Sarah is an avid tennis player, active member of Wilshire Blvd Temple, and proud mother of two terrific adult children.
Meet Laura Barrett
Office Manager/Senior Living Advisor
Laura is a Dementia Care Certified® senior advisor who has worked with the elderly for more than 35 years. She understands the stresses of being a caretaker, having helped her parents when they were on hospice and taking care of her grandmother who had Alzheimer's Disease. Laura experienced first-hand how the disease progresses and gained proficiency in communicating with those diagnosed with dementia. Joining Assisted Living Locators has given Laura the opportunity to use her kindness, empathy, and experience in service to her clients.
Laura is a Chicago native, moving to Los Angeles in the early 90's. She enjoys visiting museums, traveling, and spending time with her nephew.
Browse Sarah's Blog: The Senior Living Insider
There are a number of different types of dementia care communities in the Los Angeles area. Sarah discusses them here.