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 assisted living and memory care in Dallas-Fort Worth Area . We offer no-cost services to help you find appropriate senior living when your loved one can no longer care for themselves at home. 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 exploring in-home care options, caregiver selection, facilitation of meetings with family members, access to valuable resources, or regular visitations with a loved one to provide you with peace of mind. Whatever is required, we will tailor our assistance to support your family’s specific needs. 

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Essential Conversations For Families

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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:

About John Alagood

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John Alagood grew up on stories about new model T’s and prohibition, WWI to Vietnam, and canning food for lean winters. Experiences around three generations of care needs, including decades of independent living, memory care for protracted Alzheimer’s, a 100th birthday, and home care after sudden strokes, have been huge sources of joy and pain.

Before professionally assisting seniors, John worked as a management consultant and crisis manager. Over the course of 20 years, he and his teams served more than 100 businesses and charities, ranging from Fortune 500 to startups, in over 20 industries and on four continents.

A Certified Senior Advisor, John is now focused entirely on serving seniors in his local community of Dallas-Fort Worth. His crisis experience, both in his professional and personal life, allows him to help families make courageous and informed decisions under difficult circumstances.

“It shouldn’t be this hard for families to find the best senior living options, especially when the stakes are so high,” says the long-time Dallas resident. “However, there are over 500 options in DFW for assisted living alone, with wildly varying degrees of quality and service. My goal is to make the advocacy and guidance I would want for my own family accessible to seniors throughout DFW.”

John spends a great deal of time touring and reviewing the local living communities — including assisted living, independent living, dementia and memory care, and residential care homes — to help his clients make the best possible decision for their loved ones.

When asked about his approach, John says, “I get to do a lot of listening, understanding each family’s unique circumstances. This allows me to make the process less overwhelming by providing them with a short-list of the best care options to meet their needs. I then tour communities with the family, assist with negotiations and paperwork, and follow up with the senior after they’ve moved in.”

John’s team offers a complimentary Needs Assessment with no obligation. Then, a Best-Fit Evaluation of up to 100 area options begins with a good faith deposit, which is typically applied to the first month’s rent.

When not serving seniors, John enjoys time with his wife and middle-school daughter, playing his Martin backpacker guitar, and close fellowship at church. He also is a long-time and passionate Child Advocate with Compassion International.

John is always happy to help with all the necessary services related to assisted living facilities or residential care home for your loved ones in Dallas Forth Worth area. You can see assisted living facility reviews in Texas on her corporate page.

Senior Care Authority – serving greater Dallas Fort Worth area
John Alagood
106 N. Denton Tap Road, Suite 210-153
Coppell, TX 75019
Phone: 469-333-8833
Fax: (469) 333-8828