Sara L. Shelton

  • Gerontologist and Eldercare Consultant
  • Seattle Aging Solutions
  • Seattle, WA    
  • Website


Contact me for: Guidance in navigating care options and solutions for your aging parents or family members.

As a professional gerontologist, Sara is an expert in the field of aging and has assisted thousands of families faced with challenges associated with eldercare. She has a passion for interacting with seniors and their families to identify and apply an effective plan of action according to their unique needs. Whether creating a plan to prevent a crisis situation in the future or addressing an immediate need for decisive action, Sara responds efficiently and with compassion to implement appropriate solutions.

Her background includes over 14 years of expertise in a variety of areas within the aging industry. While earning her graduate degree, Sara contributed to research at the University of Arizona Center on Aging, gathering data from local seniors and assisting in the statistical evaluation of social service programs.
She held management roles at several retirement, assisted living and Alzheimer's communities in Washington State and Arizona. Sara then became an eldercare advisor with the nation's largest eldercare referral service. In 2009, she launched Seattle Aging Solutions to provide highly individualized support to families in the midst of aging-related transitions.

Sara holds a B.A. in Business Administration and Management from Washington State University and a M.S. in Gerontology from the University of Arizona. She is a member of the Gerontological Professionals Network of the Greater Seattle Area and the current Board President of Elderwise, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing holistic day programs and outreach programs for those with dementia.

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