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Solvang: a beautiful, safe, HOME

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...

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Dear Dementia Whisperer

A letter from a current Family Connect Memory Care Team Member -- In response to your question about what I kow about FCMC, allow me to consider this a short "essay style" exam question! As I navigate the company website, I always find myself drawn toward the...

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Lauren puts a lot of thought and heart into what she does

I recently sold Lauren Mahakian a home in Solvang for the purpose of renovating it and utilizing it as a boutique care home for her clients that have Alzheimer’s and/or Dementia. She has several boutique homes in the South Bay area in Torrance and her clientele and...

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From our Residents

Dear Lauren, We would like to thank you and all the employees who take such good care of us. Thank you for the Christmas presents and decorations, especially for the poinsettia plants on the patios. We appreciate all the Christmas thoughts you bring everyday. Thanks for all you do.

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True Boutique Facility and Care

Almost 2 years ago Lauren and her team came to our rescue. My aunt, who had been at an assisted living facility needed surgery and could not return to that facility, so we had to act quickly. One call to Lauren and after assessing my aunt would be a good fit at the...

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The Best Decision We Made, Even During Covid-19

South Bay Memory Care and the Family Connect Care group have been a blessing to our family. In March of 2020, our family made the very difficult decision to move my father, who had dementia, from a larger facility. From day one, he and our family were welcomed into...

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Advocacy to Keep my Father Young

LAUREN and her company Family Connect Care offers something wonderful and unique for those who want to age at home. We started using LAUREN's services about two and half years ago when my father’s wife died. Dad, who is a very young 93 year old, lives by himself, and...

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A Vision of Care and Continuing Support

Thank you Lauren and FCC. I recognize that the exceptional care for my wife and the other residents comes from your vision for and commitment to a unique and special kind of care that you envisioned and have implemented. Your staff selection, retention, ongoing...

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Clean Home Where Mom Can Feel Comfortable

My mother has been living at Family Connect Care Greenwood for a year and I wish I had known about the residence sooner. I am so happy with the excellent and nurturing care that she receives and the stimulating activities, both indoors and outside, that she is...

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Navigating Mom and Dad’s Individual Needs

I cannot begin to tell you how much I appreciate you and your staff. Because of your guidance and help, I was able to navigate my father's sudden illness and extended care. Your compassion was so important to me at his death last year. With my living out of the area,...

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Finding Care for Mother with Dementia and a Leg Wound

My 90+ year old mother, who had moderate dementia, fell at her home and suffered a serious leg wound. She went from the hospital to a nursing home where her leg was treated. After her Medicare re-imbursement ran out, the nursing home released her. We applied at a...

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LAUREN dropped everything and became personally involved…

LAUREN and her entire Staff at Family Connect Care have been phenomenal in every way to help me with unexpected medical emergency care needs for both of my elderly parents this year. I highly recommend LAUREN and Family Connect Care for their fine expertise and utmost...

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Genuine Interest…

I have had a relationship with LAUREN for many years and can only say wonderful things about her. Her knowledge, compassion and support far surpass anyone else I have encountered in her field. Her genuine interest and the love she gives to the family and the patient...

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“Respect for the Senior Community…”

Gifted by age is the endearing term coined by LAUREN which reflects her respect for the Senior community. LAUREN is a professional consultant in the field of geriatrics and provides the highest quality care for those who are gifted by age. ~ Lucia Johnson

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Caring for the Entire Family in the Toughest Times

LAUREN is a consummate professional. She is honest, straightforward and possesses the highest level of integrity. While always remaining professional LAUREN has a huge heart and knows the right words to get you and your family members through some of the toughest...

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“A Woman of Vision….”

LAUREN is a beautifully caring and compassionate woman. She often goes above and beyond the call of duty to help a client (elderly person) in need. I would want her on my team if I were no longer able to function well on my own! She is also a woman of vision,...

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Assessment of my Mom’s Condition

LAUREN has a special gift when working with seniors and their families. She endeared herself to my mom within 5 minutes of meeting her. This was not an easy task as my mom is not a “people” person. LAUREN was very thorough in her assessment of my mom’s condition as...

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When Family Members did not Agree

LAUREN came into a very touchy situation where various family members didn’t agree on the level of care our mother needed. She was so compassionate and loving with my mom and the rest of the family. Her respect for those that were caring for her as she explained very...

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Caring for the Elderly is a Full Time Job….

I am very grateful for LAUREN’s expertise and compassion. I have known her for several years through a businesswomen’s group we attend and am very impressed with her knowledge and commitment to her clients and their families. I have been dealing with the aftermath of...

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She Drove 200 Miles to Evaluate Him…

I am very grateful for LAUREN’s expertise and compassion. I have known her for several years through a businesswomen’s group we attend and am very impressed with her knowledge and commitment to her clients and their families. I have been dealing with the aftermath of...

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Related News / Posts

Solvang: a beautiful, safe, HOME

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...

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Take yourself, or a loved one, on a joy ride

By Lauren Mahakian Contributing writer. Originally published in PV News on 03/9/2022 Joy riding. Who said it was just for the young? When we think of joy riding, the sounds of music, hair in the wind, and the freedom to dream comes to mind; none of which should be...

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Design menus around finger foods

By Lauren Mahakian Contributing writer. Originally published in Santa Ynez Velley News on 02/13/2022 Our Solvang home is now a true home. We have welcomed some beautiful residents, the sun is shining in our outdoor spaces, and there is always something cooking — an...

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