Testimonials

“We are so pleased with the care that Senior Planning Services has provided for my aunt. The close and candid communication provided by our SPS Care Manager has provided us with invaluable peace of mind.  A truly outstanding agency providing top notch services.” Lisa, DPAHC


“Because we live out of the area, we have been grateful that SPS has taken over necessary functions that make (the clients) home and lives run more efficiently. They have also been able to give us referrals for other professional services that have been needed from time to time.” LH and GD, nieces and DPAHC agents


“As a professional in the eldercare field in Santa Barbara, I was familiar with Senior Planning Services and its excellent reputation.  When my mother’s husband passed away, I was suddenly faced with the task of relocating her from New Jersey to Santa Barbara and setting up care for her.  I immediately called Senior Planning Services and was given support and much needed advice that same day. ” Susan, daughter


“The kind and resourceful caregivers would go to any lengths to ensure her comfort, safety, and happiness. Their skills in the kitchen were also remarkable and she benefited greatly from their delicious cuisine. “  Lisa DPAHC


“Our client’s eyes always sparkled when her caregiver was with her, and she loved that they could speak Spanish together.” Jennifer P., realtor


“I feel blessed as I know I cannot now do what I could just a month ago and it is hard to give up that independence! Your caregiver makes it easier with her cheerful and optimistic demeanor.” Louise D., client


“In our business, we come into contact with people in many different professions, and we rarely have been as impressed with someone as we are with your caregiver. She stands out to us as an exemplary, extremely caring and skillfully competent person” Jennifer P., realtor


“I am delighted with Lenda’s choice in sending M to help with my household chores. She is a jewel and she makes it easier with her cheerful and optimistic demeanor. My daughters share in my peace of mind in having SPS help me traverse through this uncharted road.” Louise D., client.


“Please pass along my gratitude and appreciation to Suzanne, as last night’s (radio show) was truly wonderful. She did a fantastic presentation and really got the conversation going between callers. I could tell the audience enjoyed the discussion. It’s always a pleasure having her on the call. Thanks for everything!” Susan L., LMSW, QDCP, Alzheimer’s Foundation of America


“This is my official letter of thanks and praise to you and your superb team for the care and supervision of my dad, JRM, through the difficult ordeal of his dementia decline and all the psychosocial and complex issues. Nancy and I are truly grateful. “ Dr. Jim M., son


“We were finally able to settle the client’s case. I am convinced that settlement would not have been possible without the very thorough report you prepared and the incredible knowledge you were able to convey to the other side in such a professional manner. What a terrific team you are!  We are most grateful!” Maureen G., attorney


“Senior Planning Service has been a very important resource to me in dealing with a challenging family situation. They were compassionate, respectful and helpful, but most importantly, objective. Their stability and guidance helped me through an emotionally charged experience. I can’t recommend them highly enough.” John M., client


“Suzanne, Your unique blend of practicality and compassion is so refreshing. I appreciate how you take into consideration the reality of actual dollars and cents as well as the various levels of care anticipated. When discussing the big picture, you are always conscious of the need for the elderly to have as fulfilling a social life as possible whether they stay in their homes with support or move to a retirement facility.” Jacqui D., daughter


“I’ve been using your ‘Resources’ page. My husband has been having some trouble sleeping the past few weeks and while he’s never had any issues before, I wanted to do a little bit of research about sleep disorders. Thanks for putting the page together, we really appreciate it.”  Annie N., wife


“I had turned to Senior Planning Services because I was familiar with them and needed assistance. I didn’t realize that they would be able to provide me with such peace of mind.  I know that my mom is safe and happy and I sleep well at night. What a gift!”  Susan, daughter


“Jackie, I wanted to take this opportunity to express my appreciation for the collaboration we shared in caring for Mrs. D. Your agency’s involvement in her care and oversight was very professionally handled. I look forward to working with and collaborating with your agency again, and especially your caregiver E.”   D N. Registered Nurse and Hospice Case Manager “


“Never once did I feel any sort of sales pressure from you, just the respect that comes from caring about what the children of frail, aging parents are going through, and respect for the dignity of those parents.”  Jacqui D., daughter


“SPS has always communicated with us in a regular and timely fashion.  As a result they have made these past two and a half years run smoothly for our family.” Linda H. and Ginny D., DPAHC