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Chris Barnard

Chris Barnard

Senior Living Advisor, Serving: Detroit, MI
Chris has helped over 6,000 families since 2012
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What We Do

A Place for Mom has helped more families find senior housing than any other service in North America. Chris Barnard is an expert in the Detroit, MI area, and your single point of contact through the planning and moving process. Chris knows the senior communities near you – their amenities, reputation and services – and will help you determine the very best option for you or your loved one.

Whether you’re choosing between several communities, or already have one in mind, Chris can walk you through the process, answer all of your questions, and make your move easier. Our service is free of charge to you and fully objective, focusing only on your best options and wellbeing.

Call Chris now and take the guess work out of finding senior living.

About Chris

Christine Barnard earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology with minors in English Language and Literature as well as Communication and Theatre Arts from Eastern Michigan University and went on to earn a Secondary Teaching Certification. She also holds a Masters in Business Administration from University of Phoenix. Chris has 20 years of experience in education, college admissions and sales and understands the stages of major life changes. She is well equipped to help families find the perfect community for aging loved ones based on their personal needs and lifestyle.

What I'm passionate about:

A Note From Chris

“I know that finding Senior Living arrangements can be very stressful for families at first. It is important that families feel comfortable with their selection based on the needs and lifestyle of their loved one. I also know that once the right decisions are made, families often feel a great sense of comfort knowing that their loved one is in the best care possible. I am happy to be able to guide you through this journey by carefully listening to the details of your situation and then showing you your options and helping you schedule visits to potential communities. I will be available to you until, together, we find the best solution.“

How Our Free Service Works

Talk with Your Local Advisor

Call us to get connected to your local Senior Living Advisor, who will do an assessment of you or your loved one’s lifestyle, care needs, budget, and preferences for senior living.

Get Information on Care Options

Based on your assessment, your Advisor will send you information on senior living communities tailored to your needs, saving you the time trying to find the right ones to evaluate.

Choose Communities to visit

Have tours scheduled for you, get tips on looking for the right fit for your needs, and consult with your Advisor at any time - all at no cost to you.

Transition to New Home

When you’ve selected the right living arrangement, get guidance on making the move as smooth as possible.

There is no cost to you for our services.
We are paid by our partner communities only if you move in.

Reviews and Testimonials


We have made arrangements with the community for my parents. Hopefully within the next two weeks we are able to get them relocated into their new home. Thank you for all of your help and advice as it was invaluable in our search for a new home for my parents. I will certainly refer your service to anyone else I encounter with similar issues in the future. Once again your help was greatly appreciated by everyone in my family."

- Paul N.

"Hi Christine,
Thank you so much for your help with this search! We can’t say enough about the important service A Place for Mom offers families who have to make this difficult decision! This will definitely be an adjustment for the entire family, but we think we’ve made an informed decision with your valuable input. Our heartfelt thanks go out to you and A Place for Mom!"

- Sharon S.

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