5670 Wilshire Blvd #500
Los Angeles, CA 90036
LivHOME provides Geriatric Care Management and professionally managed homecare services for seniors and dependent adults, both for long-term issues and for immediate crises.
Services include: comprehensive assessments, future planning, in-home caregivers/companions, navigation of resources and entitlement programs, alternative living options, crisis management, elder abuse and undue influence prevention/investigation, expert witness, advocacy, public speaking, and family consultation/counseling. Geriatric Care Management is the foundation of all services, whether done alone or partnered with company-employed caregivers.
As a LivHOME Care Manager and Eldercare Consultant, Sylvia provides care management for seniors and disabled adults who are challenged by a developmental, physical, or psychiatric disability. She has advocated on behalf of her clients before government entitlement programs and served as an expert witness. She earned dual undergraduate degrees in developmental psychology and theatre from Marymount Manhattan College, pursued her graduate work in special education at Bank Street and the City College of New York, and Care Manager Certification (CMC) from the National Academy of Certified Care Managers (NACCM.)
In 1992-93, Sylvia worked alongside Mother Teresa and the Sisters of Charity at Prem Dan in their Home for the Destitute and Dying in Calcutta, India. She has volunteered with a number of other organizations, including the National Organization of Women’s (NOW) Rape Crisis Hotline, the International Rescue Committee and the Partnership for Service-Learning. Sylvia currently serves as President of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Westside Los Angeles affiliate. In addition, she serves on the Professional Advisory Council at Torrance Memorial, Keep Safe Coalition, Transitions Coalition with Bet Tzedek, and as President of the South Bay Estate Planning Council. She teaches the Family Education Class for NAMI Westside LA and is also active with NAMI Walks, the Alzheimer’s Association Memory Walk (Team Captain), and South Bay MAPS (co-chair).