Meet the Team
Jonathan is the founder of Partner in Aging. With more than a decade of experience serving older adults in San Diego, Jonathan is known for solving some of the dilemmas that inevitably come with aging. Jonathan's interest in the field of senior care began when his grandfather, at age 80, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. His experience led him to dedicate himself to work in the field of aging. Jonathan received a master’s degree from USC in Aging Services Management and has been featured locally in the Del Mar Times, Encinitas Advocate and La Jolla Light for his frequent symposiums on aging well.
Read his full story here.
Senior Living Specialist
Michael is a Senior Living Specialist and physical therapist. For the last decade, he has helped thousands of older adults rehabilitate in settings such as hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health and outpatient orthopedics. He is connected to more than 200 quality living options in San Diego, and is meticulous when helping families find a place where their loved one can thrive. Michael is known in the community for his free monthly exercise class for seniors called "Move with Michael," for which he was honored as Del Mar Community Connection’s Volunteer of the Year.
Senior Living Specialist
Ellen is a Senior Living Specialist at Partner in Aging. She is a Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) and has extensive healthcare experience in Moscow where she grew up, and San Diego where she has lived for the past 25 years. She is passionate and deeply committed to helping older adults and their families select the most appropriate living option for their particular needs. With a deep understanding of the county's independent, assisted and memory care communities, she is able to provide personalized guidance to ensure clients receive tailored care every step of the way.
Angela is the Caregiving Coordinator at Partner in Aging and responsible for the oversight and deployment of a network of independent care providers. She has extensive experience in skilled nursing and worked closely with caregivers, CNAs (Certified Nurse Assistants), nurses, and doctors to ensure the best care possible for families, particularly during the pandemic. Angela earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Public Health and worked for the American Lung Association to improve care for those with lung disease. She later became a Physical Therapist Assistant in North San Diego County, focusing primarily on helping seniors learn how to age healthily by increasing strength and balance. In turn, she thrives on learning from their experiences and stories they enjoy sharing with her.