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Our ALL-INCLUSIVE homes offer a safe and personalized family settting where your loved one can THRIVE.

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Memory Care Homes

Caring for a loved one with dementia or cognitive impairments can be challenging – physically and emotionally. Many families feel it’s the ultimate testament of love, however, they may lack the tools to provide the most appropriate, stimulating and safety of environments. We offer all-inclusive personalized care in our specialized family-style home settings in Torrance and Solvang. Request a tour! Learn more.

 Home Care Management

For the many families that prefer that their loved one stay at home, Care Management is a great option. Our Memory Care Certified Staff will provide an Assessment of the patient’s condition, offer Recommendations, design a Personalized Care Plan, and Coordination and Advocacy with the extensive medical and care teams. We will monitor and guide. You are not alone.

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Podcast & Support Groups

Caring for someone with dementia or memory issues is a family affair.

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Check out our PODCAST, Unlocking the Doors of Dementia with LAUREN


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Our Support Groups are now available NATIONWIDE!

LAUREN conducts Memory, Coffee and Compassion Support Group™ meetings every Wednesday from 10:00 – 11:30 AM PST. All groups are being conducted virtually, allowing us to also connect with those that live further away.

Contact or by phone or text at (310) 383-1877 to reserve your space and receive connection information.

The casual and welcoming group is organized by LAUREN MAHAKIAN, Care Manager, certified dementia practitioner, and facilitator/educator for the Alzheimer’s Association.

Lauren Writes for the Santa Ynez Valley News.

Lauren is thrilled to open her fourth home in the valley were she spent many of her younger years. She is looking to learn more about her neighbors and to serve them with her new construction, state of the art, 6-resident home opening in Spring 2021 in Chalk Hill – Solvang. As she serves her residents, she continues to serve families with valuable information in the Santa Ynez Valley News column, “The Alzheimer’s Whisperer.”

Lauren Writes for PV News.

Great articles in PV News by Lauren Mahakian, contributing writer. She addresses everything from Dietary choices, Stimulating Activities, Emotional Guidance and Safety Precautions when caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, Dementia, and Cognitive Disorders.

Family Connect Care in the News!!!!!!

Great article by Duane Plank in the El Segundo Herald. Learn more about Family Connect Care and Lauren Mahakian’s commitment and care for the families she serves.



When your loved one is confronted with Alzheimer’s or dementia, it’s difficult to know all the answers. However, when you call Lauren at Family Connect Care, you can get the facts you need as well as the emotional support your family deserves. With multiple packages, Family Connect offers your family help based on your own individual needs.



PIXIE is a new program to diagnose and monitor urinary tract infections. Family Connect Care is the only memory care facility in LA County to implement such a program, putting our clients in a position of knowledge and safety regarding their health. PIXIE is available for all our clients, from those in our memory care homes to those tracking their health from home.



Plenty of research has demonstrated the connection between mental health and music. Here at Family Connect Care, our staff is trained and certified in music therapy, which allows them to treat our clients through artistic and holistic methods. Not only does music therapy assist our clients in terms of health, but it drastically improves their quality of life.



Why Family Connect Care?

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.

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...

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...

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...

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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