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Carla Cary

Carla Cary

Senior Living Advisor, Serving: Orange County
Carla has helped over 14,000 families since 2011
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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. Carla Cary is an expert in the Orange County area, and your single point of contact through the planning and moving process. Carla 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, Carla 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 Carla now and take the guess work out of finding senior living.

About Carla

Carla was born and raised in Southern California. Her professional background includes work as an Executive Recruiter where she helped many organizations find the right professionals to fulfill their staffing needs. Carla is also a former Real Estate Broker. Realizing education is the cornerstone of a good career, and inspired by the aging population, she chose to complete her degree in Health Service Management and just recently received her degree Bachelor of Science degree. Carla plans to use her new knowledge to enhance her role as a Senior Living Advisor.

What I'm passionate about:

Living and loving!

A Note From Carla

"I have elderly parents and I acknowledge that I will eventually have to find appropriate care for them. It is this first-hand knowledge that will allow me to undertake the position of Senior Living Advisor with passion and empathy."

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

"Dear Carla,

You've been more than a great help to me and my family, especially my mom. As you know I agonized over placing my mom in an assisted living facility, in fact, I fought the whole idea of it until I had no other choice. Mom did pretty good living with me for 2 years then living with my brother for a year although she is now into the moderate stage of Alzheimer's disease. My emotions were almost a hindrance to me to make the best decision for my mom as I wanted more than anything to protect her but the situation was out of my control.

You introduced me to the folks at Emeritus at Villa Colima in Walnut, CA and what a blessing that was! Thank you from the bottom of my heart. We moved my mom in about a month ago and she went from being sad and depressed to open and happy once again. She is making friends and participating in all the activities and she even loves the food! She is gaining weight after a pretty big weight loss and believe me, she is a tiny woman who can't afford to lose weight.

We all love you and A Place for Mom!!"

- Elizabeth K.

"Knowing that my dad is being so well taken care of has really been a huge relief for our entire family as this was a difficult decision that we knew had to be made."

- Debbie V.

"Your help to find the proper placement for my mother was invaluable. My mother's dementia had greatly advanced and this was obvious upon her arrival. The staff made us feel comfortable from the moment I interviewed the facility and especially on the evening we brought mom over."

- Julie L.

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