Our team consists of skilled, experienced, and caring professionals who can help you determine the best possible care for your loved ones. Get in touch with any of us, and we will gladly assist you.

Adrianna Holderman

senior care advisor

Adrianna Holderman is one of our senior care advisors here at Senior Living Selections. She spent more than 20 years in the broadcast journalism field as an investigative and general assignments television reporter for both ABC and CBS stations. Adrianna learned firsthand how the state of Florida monitors assisted-living and skilled nursing communities and the different regulations they must follow. She also understands where the families are coming from since she too has an aging loved one diagnosed with Alzheimer’s dementia. In fact Adrianna turned to SLS to help find the perfect community for her mom - and she is now paying it forward by helping families on the same journey.

Valerie Tiffany

senior care advisor

Valerie Tiffany joined the team with Senior Living Selections in 2020. She's a Senior Care Advisor who assists seniors with finding the best care options for themselves or their loved ones. Valerie has 25 years of experience in hospitality and 4 years in senior care. Prior to joining Senior Living Selections, she had worked for senior living communities within Sarasota, Charlotte, and Lee Counties. She has personally experienced, and can relate to, the challenges of having a close family member who struggles with dementia. She has found her true calling and is very passionate about helping seniors.

Alexis Carter

senior care advisor

Alexis Carter is a Senior Care Advisor that takes great pride in assisting seniors and their families with finding the most superior care options that will fit all of their specific needs. Alexis has over 20 years in the hospitality industry, and over five years in senior care. Prior to joining Senior Living Selections, she worked in senior living communities in Collier, Lee and Sarasota Counties. She first became personally involved in with senior living when a family member, a proud and independent individual could no longer live alone. The solution for her family lead her to pursue an active calling in senior living. She is now dedicated to serve and assist other families and seniors in order to find a new place to call home.

Ken Madray, RN

senior care advisor

Ken Madray is a Senior Care Advisor and registered nurse (RN). He started out as a dietary aide in a skilled nursing facility, then climbed the healthcare ladder. He has had various roles along the way, until eventually becoming a RN unit manager, then added the role of senior care advisor. Ken has now been working in healthcare facilities for over 29 years. His knowledge, experience, and background, make him an invaluable resource, especially when finding the best possible care needs for individuals.

You can plainly see Ken loves what he is doing. His warm, welcoming smile says it all. Ken counts it a blessing, that he is able to help seniors and their families navigate the overwhelming world of senior living selections.

Ginger Drake, PTA

senior care advisor

Ginger Drake is the newest member to the team, Senior Living Selections. She is a Florida native, born and raised in the Panhandle of Florida. Ginger completed her education at St Petersburg College in 1996, and has worked professionally in physical therapy as a PTA for the past 25 yrs. Gingers' specialty is geriatrics with the goal to always motivate and assist her patient and clients to achieve their highest levels of physical and mental rehab potential. Prior to her therapy career, she was a Realtor to the military and families in Fayetteville, NC, some would know as Ft. Bragg.
Ginger's experience and knowledge in the health care industry, her passion as a client advocate, desire to give the ultimate customer service, along with her outgoing nature and quick smile, makes her a true liaison, assisting others in finding the perfect and appropriate setting for aging in place.
She truly feels her calling and career path has led her into this role, assisting and guiding others in finding their Forever Home

Andre Santamaria, CDP

Senior Care Advisor, Owner

Andre Santamaria is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and has been dedicated to the senior healthcare field since 2012, and he has worked in independent living, assisted living and memory care communities. He has a passion for helping people find the resources they need so that seniors get the care they deserve. Andre and his family moved to Florida in 2016 from their beloved state of Tennessee. The beach, warmer weather and the pursuit of an active lifestyle attracted them to Florida. Melissa enjoys walks on the beach and the baby is right at home with his love of the outdoors and water. Andre and his team has visited, toured and met with administrators at nearly all assisted living facilities in the Suncoast of Florida. He tracks state inspections and stays informed about any deficiencies of partnered assisted living communities. Through his connections, he can provide resources and connections for all matters related to assisted living and countless other senior living options in the area. Andre provides his comprehensive senior living search service at no cost to seniors or their families. Andre offers impartial and objective information about each facility as his business arrangements allow for him to be compensated by whichever community is selected. Andre has found a passion for helping seniors and their families find all resources and options in senior care. With his experience as a Senior Care Advisor in independent living, assisted living, and memory care he is able to find the right fit for your loved one. AS

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There are more than 50 assisted living, 35 independent living, 25 memory care and 100 retirement communities in the Sarasota area.

Options may include in-home care, 55+ communities, independent living, assisted living, memory care, nursing homes and respite care.

When you or your loved one begin searching for senior housing options, the process can take weeks, if not months.

Finding the right place requires evaluating services, facility, location, pricing, lifestyle, amenities and more. This is our specialty. We guide you every step of the way!

Senior Living Selections is made up of local advisors that help you find the best solution at no cost to you.

Important details such as pricing, square footage and available services are rarely available online. 

National companies may have never visited the places they are recommending to you.

A Senior Living Selections advisor will personally meet with you, assess your needs, and recommend communities that offer the best options. Our local advisors will take you on a guided tour of facilities and communities. Finding senior care options in the Sarasota area has never been easier.