Welcome to Senior Care Authority

UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center has partnered with Senior Care Authority to provide you with a go-to resource for eldercare needs. On this page you will find access to blogs, podcasts, and tips relating to senior care. This program provides you with access to high touch, white glove local service where we can help you assess and navigate available resource for your aging loved ones .

The initial consult is no cost to you. You will be personally connected with a Senior Advisor for a detailed consultation. Simply click on the button to schedule your free consultation. We want you to know that you don’t have to do this alone!

Dear Colleagues,

We are excited to share our partnership with a local company dedicated to serving seniors and

their families. Many of you have friends and family members who depend on you for guidance

and assistance. We understand that juggling work obligations, raising children, and attending to

various responsibilities in your life can sometimes hinder your ability to fully devote yourself to

supporting an aging loved one, despite your desire to do so.

In working with Senior Care Authority, we know there is help available on so many levels and in

so many ways to ease your burden. The task of caregiving can be a complex and daunting

undertaking, but we want to help you by connecting you with resources tailored to your specific


The UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Services (EACC) can answer questions about

these resources, or you can reach out to Senior Care Authority to speak directly with a trusted

eldercare advisor. The consultation is always provided to you free of charge and will help give

you an understanding of what you can expect.

We appreciate you for stopping by the Senior Care Authority referral webpage. The EACC

understands the importance of physical, mental, and emotional health and well-being and are

committed to assisting you in achieving a balanced and fulfilling life.

Warm regards,

Tami Long, PhD, LPC, CEAP


UAB Employee Assistance & Counseling Center

Below Are Some of the Direct and Referral Services Offered

An initial consult will help determine which services may be appropriate and available to you.

Discover and Learn

Our blog article library will keep you in-the-know about the latest developments on dementia, financial planning, moving, technology, healthy habits and more.

Printable Fact Sheet

Whether you are managing resources, or looking for resolutions to sensitive issues, we offer you smart solutions and peace of mind.


Watch our latest live event and webinar replays.


Listen to our latest podcast which features industry leaders from across the nation discussing a wide variety of relevant topics related to aging.

Our gift to you, a FREE ebook full of information on eldercare

Receive a FREE digital version of this indispensable collection of valuable information. This book is like being in a room full of smart people who can answer all your aging questions.

Get Answers To Your Most Pressing Questions.

What Our Clients Are Saying


David Johnson, MHA

David Johnson is the owner of Senior Care Authority – Gulf Coast Region. His background and experience in healthcare management for over 30 years positions him perfectly for helping aging adults and their families. Over the past seven years he and his team have assisted over 300 families discover the options that fit their needs to obtain the highest quality of live and to age with dignity. He combines his compassion for people and his knowledge and of all aspects of healthcare delivery to generate solutions for individuals.

Johnson states “My previous business and personal experiences with family members who were overwhelmed with emotions and the need to make crucial life-changing decisions without adequate information convinced me that I can and should serve my community in this capacity. The need to serve in this area is crucial and I am extremely honored to provide help and guidance to them."

Carol Singletary

Director, EASE Client Services

Carol has been in the business of helping people for her entire career. She earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Psychology and LPC certification in 1995 and has pursued a career focused on empowering individuals and their employers as they endeavored to achieve a productive workplace and work-life balance in workplaces and homes across the US since that time.

Today, her focus is on helping employers bring meaningful resources to their employees and their families who are facing the challenges of caregiving for an aging family member or loved one. She is a mother and devoted grandmother who enjoys sunsets in Birmingham, Alabama and Pensacola Beach, Florida.

Linda Needham

Referral Coordinator

Linda Needham, Referral Coordinator for Senior Care Authority, has served others her entire career in advertising and marketing. She is highly skilled at assisting individuals and families in the process of selecting a senior living community. There are many choices including independent living, assisted living and memory care. Linda makes recommendations based on budget, location, current and future care and personal preferences. After Linda has assessed the needs, she will arrange visits at the chosen communities and personally accompany the families on the tours, serving as your advocate every step of the way. Linda can also recommend vetted resources such as elder care attorneys as well as guide you to access VA benefits when applicable. Linda is an advocate for the individuals and families.

Donna Wegener

Area Manager

Donna Wegener, Area Manager for Senior Care Authority, has a 25-year background as an occupational medicine department director and hospital-based medical sales. During this career combined with older family members’ medical and living needs, she developed a passion for patient advocacy and the importance of socialization in aging adults. Donna became a client of Senior Care Authority and experienced firsthand the benefits of having an advisor to streamline the process and reduce the stress associated with such important decisions. She felt the ultimate decision was hers, and having an advocate and navigator on her side, gave her confidence in making the best decision for geography, needs, and cost. Donna is grateful and privileged to assist others in personalized senior placement. She is a graduate of Louisiana State University and resides in Fairhope, Alabama.

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