A six-resident home open in SOLVANG.
Three Memory Care Homes open in TORRANCE.
A 4-home campus in WESTCHESTER, opening Spring 2023 to meet varying /advancing needs.
Everything we own, including our clothes, should work for us, and that is no different for people with memory loss. That’s why Lauren Mahakian is creating clothing with memory-impaired people in mind. Stay tuned, as we will be sharing more information soon!
Residency Available in Solvang: Female Shared Suite with attached bath. Call 310-383-1877 to Inquire.
From our Families…
Memory, Coffee, and Compassion Support Groups®
for anyone navigating memory care issues or loved ones
VIRTUAL. From Anywhere!
1st & 3rd Wednesdays
10AM to 11AM
Part of our Memory, Coffee, and Compassion Series led by FCMC CEO Lauren Mahakian. Open to caregivers and family members for all stages of memory disorders. Relaxed, blunt, and from the comfort of anywhere, anyone can join our supportive community.
ROLLING HILLS - IN-PERSON
Nov. 30 10am | Dec. 14 11am ("Dashing Through Dementia" talk)
Regular 2nd & 4th Wednesdays
10AM Resumes Jan. 11.
Rolling Hills United Methodist Church | Aldersgate Room
26438 Crenshaw Blvd.,
Rolling Hills Estates CA 90274
Safety guidelines in place. Limited Space.
SOLVANG - IN-PERSON
2nd Thursdays of the Month:
10:30AM to 11:30AM
A monthly support group for anyone navigating memory care issues for loved ones or themselves--Informal conversations led by Lauren Mahakian.
Solvang Library, 1745 Mission Drive, Solvang CA
Safety guidelines in place. Limited Space.
Take a Tour of our New Home in Solvang!
Memory Care Homes
5 and 6-Resident State-of-Art Homes in Torrance and Solvang, California, offering all-inclusive specialty services. Learn more.
Care Management at Home
For the many families that prefer that their loved one stay at home, Care Management is a great option. Our Memory Care Certified Staff will provide an Assessment of the patient’s condition, offer Recommendations, design a Personalized Care Plan, and Coordination and Advocacy with the extensive medical and care teams. We will monitor and guide. We will even incorporate aspects and provide access to many of our Stimuli™ activities and menus that make our memory homes so successful. You are not alone.
Read our Latest Posts on our Education page!
A letter from a resident's spouse-- Thank God for Lauren and the Chalk Hill care home. And I do! There comes a time for all of us caregivers when we realize that the care for our loved ones exceeds our ability. I had exhausted options for in-home care and day...
A letter from a current staff member -- Family Connect Care… I love helping people and I have found Family Connect Care to be a place where I have learned a great deal from both the amazing seniors and staff. FCC is definitely a company where employees can learn and...
A heart-felt letter from a resident's daughter -- Lauren, I’ve been writing this letter, in my mind, for more than a year. My mom, Judy, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s/dementia several years ago. I had no idea what that meant as far as my mom’s future and her...
Lauren Writes for the Santa Ynez Valley News.
Lauren is thrilled to open her fourth home in the valley were she spent many of her younger years. She is looking to learn more about her neighbors and to serve them with her new construction, state of the art, 6-resident home opening in Spring 2021 in Chalk Hill – Solvang. As she serves her residents, she continues to serve families with valuable information in the Santa Ynez Valley News column.
Lauren Writes for PV News.
Great articles in PV News by Lauren Mahakian, contributing writer. She addresses everything from Dietary choices, Stimulating Activities, Emotional Guidance and Safety Precautions when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Cognitive Disorders.
Great article by Duane Plank in the El Segundo Herald. Learn more about Family Connect Memory Care and Lauren Mahakian’s commitment for the families she serves.
FAMILY CONNECT MEMORY CARE’S INNOVATION
When your loved one is confronted with Alzheimer’s or dementia, it’s difficult to know all the answers. However, when you call Lauren at Family Connect Care, you can get the facts you need as well as the emotional support your family deserves. With multiple packages, Family Connect offers your family help based on your own individual needs.
We are more than proud of developing and bringing the StimuliTM program to our homes and care management! Focusing on ongoing assessments and integrated sensory stimulation, we focus on activities to encourage, heighten socialization, concentration, mood, and self esteem for those experiencing memory and cognitive challenges, increasing responses and interactions.
Plenty of research has demonstrated the connection between mental health and music. Here at Family Connect Care, our staff is trained and certified in music therapy, which allows them to treat our clients through artistic and holistic methods. Not only does music therapy assist our clients in terms of health, but it drastically improves their quality of life.
CRANIAL SACRAL THERAPY
FCMC is the only memory care home utilizing this amazing, gentle, soft touch method of evaluating and enhancing the functioning of a physiological body system. It is shown to improve the central nervous, respiratory, digestive, musculoskeletal, and circulatory systems, and help with PTSD, depression, and anxiety.
PIXIE is a new program to diagnose and monitor urinary tract infections. Family Connect Care is the only memory care facility in LA County to implement such a program, putting our clients in a position of knowledge and safety regarding their health. PIXIE is available for all our clients, from those in our memory care homes to those tracking their health from home.