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1936 Hornblend St
San Diego, CA 92109-4546
(858) 581-6400
Services Offered:
Home Care, Geriatric Care Manager, Transportation
Lifeline serves San Diego, CA, San Diego County, CA
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    About My Business
    When Clinical Director, Teresa Shanahan, PhD, founded Lifeline nearly 30 years ago, she made a commitment to herself, to seniors and her clients: Be the best. Offer the finest. Care the most.

    Over the years, Lifeline’s dedicated team of experts have partnered with the finest professionals and practitioners throughout San Diego County to deliver premium quality elderly assistance and services.

    With a comprehensive approach to senior care management, Lifeline combines clinical expertise with undeniable compassion to bring hope – and help – to families and their loved ones who are entering the transition years. Whatever the depth of need, be it Care Management, At Home Care or Placement Assistance, (including independent living, retirement communities, assisted living and skilled nursing facilities) Lifeline provides the smart solutions that make the difference now.

    Whether we are working with family members directly or through professionals — estate and trust attorneys, banks and discharge providers — Lifeline specializes in creating senior care solutions for those who demand quality and excellence, and are discerning about the choices they make.
    About My Services
    Care Management
    Balancing what is desired with what is required, Lifeline’s team of expert Care Managers honor the person while addressing the priorities through a comprehensive senior care plan that creates successful outcomes for all concerned.

    At Home Care
    Lifeline understands that holding on to what is familiar is as essential as accepting the care required to do so. Our caregivers come to your loved one’s home for a few hours a day or as live-in care, offering the needed level of assistance and peace of mind.
    Experience And Credentials
    Teresa Shanahan, Ph.D, GMC
    Founder and Clinical Director

    Teresa Shanahan, Ph.D. is a visionary leader in the San Diego community. She is nationally recognized as an expert in the field of eldercare, healthy aging, Alzheimer's care and Dementia care. Her passion and life’s pursuit is assisting clients, families and professionals throughout San Diego County with Eldercare solutions and she has been successfully doing this for nearly 30 years.

    Dr. Shanahan is known for her high level of knowledge in Eldercare. She has served on the San Diego Alzheimer’s Association’s Education Committee for over ten years. She has earned numerous awards including “Healthcare Professional of the Year” from the San Diego Business Journal’s “Women Who Mean Business” and has been honored for her passionate dedication by the Alzheimer’s Association. Dr. Shanahan is featured in over 30 “Who’s Who” publications, such as Professional Business Women.

    As past president of San Diego Council on Aging, she implemented annual educational conferences on “Successful Aging” and funded programs for seniors in the community. As an adjunct professor at the University of California-San Diego, Dr. Shanahan has taught Gerontology for over ten years.

    Dr. Shanahan is a professional speaker, trainer and author on a wide range of topics concerning aging. The dedicated mission of her company is to provide the highest quality of life for its clients and to support and educate the community on all aspects of eldercare.

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