• Senior Living Options

    The Local Experts in Senior Care Referral

    A FREE Service That Will Save You and Your Family Hours of Time Searching For The Best Care Options

Finding Compassionate Care For Your Loved Ones

Serving Palm Springs and the Coachella Valley

Whether you're looking for independent living, assisted living, memory care, or another form of senior care, our local family advisors will help you find the right option for you and your family. Our mission is to provide families with the best residential care options based on care needs and location, no matter what the budget.

If you are looking for senior living in Palm Springs, Rancho Mirage, Palm Desert, or anywhere in the Coachella Valley, our local family advisors are ready to help you find the right senior living option for you. We also work with a network of respected placement partners across southern California. Give us a call today.

Senior Care Options for Palm Springs and Coachella Valley

A Free Service

Helping families make the best decisions. Senior Living Options of the Desert provides a FREE service to families helping you decide how best to fulfill the needs of your loved ones.  Whether it be residential, assisted living, memory care, or one of the many other options, our local team is her to assist you.

Senior Living Options of the Desert How We Help

How We Help

When you begin to see changes in your loved one’s memory, attention, or mental state, it can be extremely concerning.  Trusting their care to someone else can be difficult to do.  Let our experienced team show you how using our services can improve the quality of life of your loved ones. We are

The Local Experts

Local, Trusted Experts

Leann and her team at Senior Living Options of the Desert are natives of Southern California and have lived in the Coachella Valley for many years.  They are active in the community and have earned the trust of their clients and business partners alike.  When anyone in the Palm Springs / Coachella


Leann Dale

We’ve Been Helping Families Like Yours Since 2004

Hi, I’m Leann Dale, Owner of Senior Living Options of the Desert.

It would be an honor to help you and your family find the right senior living option, whether it be assisted living, memory care or one of the many care options available here in the Palm Springs area.  My team and I are local and we know senior care in the Coachella Valley.  

Please call us today for a consultation.  Our services are always free.

See What People Are Saying

We’re With You At Every Step

Testimonials & Reviews

Such A Pleasure To Work With

We thank you for all your efforts in narrowing down the best placement for Marilyn. You are such a pleasure to work with. We feel very… Read more “Such A Pleasure To Work With”

Catherine K. A.

You Are Truly the Local Experts

Dear Leann, I am writing to thank you for all of the help you gave me when I was looking for an assisted living facility / room and care home to place my husband early this year and then recently when we decided to move him to Los Angeles, two hours away… Read more “You Are Truly the Local Experts”

Rosemary H.

A Partner With Eisenhower

Just wanted to take a few minutes today to formally thank you for the interesting and very informative seminar you presented to the senior concerns committee this past Sunday. Although the turnout was somewhat small, the enthusiasm of the participants clearly made up for it. You were entertaining, easy to understand, and… Read more “A Partner With Eisenhower”

Michael P. and Jane Z.

Caring, Professional & Knowledgeable

Leann is a perfect combination of caring, professional and knowledgeable. My family had a challenging situation that warranted a quick solution and Leanne was amazing in her guidance—from knowing the optimal facilities, getting tours set up in a timely fashion, to referrals for other high quality providers. She even helped out over… Read more “Caring, Professional & Knowledgeable”


The Peace-of-Mind You Have Given Me is Priceless

Senior Living Options of the Desert were a God send! When it became clear my Mother could no longer live on her own, I didn’t know where to turn. My Mother was diagnosed with second stage dementia. I didn’t know where to start. A friend recommend Senior Living Options of the Desert,… Read more “The Peace-of-Mind You Have Given Me is Priceless”

Lisa R.

Attention To Detail

They know the facilities, they know the management, they know the environment, so with each individual they can cut through the clutter. That’s what it’s all about, attention to detail and… Read more “Attention To Detail”

Steve G.

You Came To My Rescue

I wanted to let you know how much I appreciated your staff. For me and my family you were an answer to a prayer. I had begun to despair I would not find the right place for my father. You came to my… Read more “You Came To My Rescue”

Kim G.

You Were Most Knowledgeable

You were most knowledgeable, understanding and supportive in patiently taking me to personally visit and inspect the several facilities that you prescreened for… Read more “You Were Most Knowledgeable”

Gene L.

Your Recommendation Was On The Nose

Just a short note to tell you how much I appreciate your time and effort on behalf of myself and my wife amidst the guilt and confusion of acknowledging that my wife would be better cared for in the proper long term care facility. Your recommendation was on the nose. The caring… Read more “Your Recommendation Was On The Nose”

Charles O.

I am Deeply Indebted to You

Now that I have time to breath I wanted to send you the biggest and best thank you for the heartfelt time and effort that you spent helping me with my mother. It is never easy when your parent gets older and starts to fade and unable to care for themselves. In… Read more “I am Deeply Indebted to You”

Jerry G.

Thank You!

When my Mom suddenly wasn’t able to live independently, Rick and Susan Peterson of Senior Living Options of the Desert were really great in helping her to find a good safe place to live. They were attentive to her personal needs, respectful of her budget requirements and really supportive. They were also… Read more “Thank You!”

Alex S. M.

5 Stars

Very helpful & knowledgeable and made me feel so comfortable while helping me with my mom’s placement. I would highly recommend them as they have so much heart and really care about your loved one.… Read more “5 Stars”


A Guiding Hand!

Working with Senior Living Options of the Desert has been an extraordinary opportunity for our family to spend time with our mother. There was a guiding hand every step of the way.… Read more “A Guiding Hand!”

Lars H.

I Sleep Peacefully at Night Now!

Hi Janice, I just wanted to write a note to give my heartfelt thanks to Leann and Rick for their incredible assistance in finding the right place for my dad and for guidance in how to complete the VA forms (including the correct forms) to submit for financial assistance. My dad was… Read more “I Sleep Peacefully at Night Now!”

Cindy T.

They Are The Best!

I don’t know what I would have done without this kind of help! I didn’t realize this was a business of helping people. I definitely recommend Senior Living Options of the Desert, they are the… Read more “They Are The Best!”

Natalie A.

Our Sincere Gratitude

On behalf of myself and Veronica Urich’s entire family we would like to express our sincere gratitude for all of your help in the placement of our Grandmother-mother-wife. We moved her into her new home about 1 ½ weeks ago and everything went smooth. She seems really happy there, which makes all… Read more “Our Sincere Gratitude”

Wendy P.

I Felt Like You Were Family

I live in North Carolina. Being so far away is difficult and I have felt helpless. When I spoke with you about the possibilities for my sister I was impressed by your genuine kindness, information, immediate response, follow up and concern. You do not even know me, yet I felt like I… Read more “I Felt Like You Were Family”

Pat B.

Far Beyond My Expectations

I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you and the staff of “Senior Living Options” for assisting me with making the right choice of an Assisted Living facility for my father and stepmother. Further, the services and resources offered by your agency went far beyond my expectations. Along with several tours… Read more “Far Beyond My Expectations”

Jack W.

Five + Stars!

Leann and her team at Senior Living Options of the Desert were absolutely heroic in helping our client’s family find the right care option for their mother and father. When it became too much for them to remain in their homes safely I referred them to Leann. She was amazing and my… Read more “Five + Stars!”


You Came Highly Recommended

We can’t thank you enough for being there in our great need. Because we live in Arizona, we had no idea how to find a good care home for Walt’s sister. > You came highly recommended by the hospice program. By talking to you on the phone and your kind visit to… Read more “You Came Highly Recommended”

Walt and Marcia F.

I Highly Recommend

As a Case Manager, I had all the information at my fingertips, but I sat there, struggling with this, as so often the families of my patients do. I was paralyzed, frightened and pressed for time to make a decision and do the right thing. My saving grace and gift from God… Read more “I Highly Recommend”

Erin D. R.N.

Thanks So Much For Your Help

Leann – thanks so much for the help you were able to provide. Your associate, Colleen lead my dad to a few places, and Merrill Garden is where both he and Myrsene plan to move, if VA financially supports, and I believe that won’t be an issue, by March 1. It is… Read more “Thanks So Much For Your Help”


Tenacity and Enthusiasm

Thank you for your tenacity and enthusiasm in assisting me in my time of crisis, it was life changing for my mother and myself. It has been a privilege to receive excellent service beyond my expectations. My mother and myself were very fortunate to encounter someone with your knowledge of assisted living… Read more “Tenacity and Enthusiasm”

Arlene S.

Alzheimer’s Support

Leann, where do I start? First of all, you need to replace your supply of business cards at the Rancho Mirage Alzheimer’s office because I just took the last 4 that were there in the card holder. I forgot who the other rep is that has cards in that same holder but… Read more “Alzheimer’s Support”

Rick L

Your Compassion and Caring is Evident In All You Do

Words cannot describe how wonderful you’ve been. During each challenge along the way, you’ve made yourself available to help us determine the best possible transition for Dennis’ Mother. Your compassion and caring is evident in all you do.  On behalf of the entire family, thank you for your… Read more “Your Compassion and Caring is Evident In All You Do”

Catherine and Dennis A.

Leann Is a Special Kind of Person

I am so fortunate when I initially contacted Senior Living Options of the Desert and that Leann would be the one contacting me. It takes a special kind of person to do what Leann does. Her patience and knowledge after meeting my parents and experiencing their personalities and which communities were best… Read more “Leann Is a Special Kind of Person”

Dolores J.

Great Staff!

I want to thank you for having such a wonderful staff. I have been working with Senior Living Options of the Desert and they go above and beyond when it comes to helping you find just the right solution for your needs. They have helped me place my mom in a home… Read more “Great Staff!”

Pat R.

A Wonderful Experience!

If I had not been referred to Senior Living Options I don’t know where I would have turned. It’s an incredible free service, a priceless free service. It’s been a wonderful… Read more “A Wonderful Experience!”

Don C.

Helped Me Make an Informed Decision

Choosing a retirement home for my father up until now has been a trying, stressful and difficult task, but your help with this has changed all that. You turned this experience into an informative and exciting opportunity which both I and my father are looking forward to. You helped me relax throughout… Read more “Helped Me Make an Informed Decision”

Judy B.

A Truly Personalized Service

The services that Senior Living Options of the Desert provide are a valuable resource for anyone, in any form, of case management. It is truly a personalized service. I have worked with the staff from Senior Living Options of the Desert and you have proven to go out of your way for… Read more “A Truly Personalized Service”

Quynh T.

Compassion and Personal Service

I really appreciated the compassion and personal service that Senior Living Options provided when I needed to find a Board and Care facility for my mom. While under the stress to find the right facility in a short period of time, Senior Living Options of the Desert made the process easy, by… Read more “Compassion and Personal Service”

Michael L.

You Are The Best!

I can’t thank you enough for all your help. You are the best. It was a great comfort knowing that you are on “my side.” I know my dad thanks you… Read more “You Are The Best!”


Now We Can Focus on Quality Time With Our Mom

When family caregivers need help, I recommend that they reach out to Senior Living Options of the Desert. When Karyn and I needed to consider residential care for her 90 year old mother we were referred to SLO by our medical group. Senior Living Options of the Desert guided us through what… Read more “Now We Can Focus on Quality Time With Our Mom”

Jim & Karyn R

Recent Posts

The Resurgence of Assisted Living Communities and Board and Care Homes Post-COVID

As the world gradually emerges from the grip of the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s a strong sense of resilience in the air, particularly within assisted living communities and board and care homes. These vital pillars of eldercare, once battered by the pandemic, are now experiencing a renaissance—a resurgence marked by innovation, enhanced safetyRead more “The Resurgence of Assisted Living Communities and Board and Care Homes Post-COVID”

The Do’s & Don’ts of Finding LGBTQ Affirming Care

Leann Dale, President & CEO of Senior Living Options of the Desert will be speaking, along with Jamie Trachtenberg, LCSW, ACHP-SW, on how to find LGBTQ+ affirming care. Please join us for this special PALS presentation on this very important topic. The Do’s & Don’ts of LGBTQ+ Affirming Care Saturday, October 21,Read more “The Do’s & Don’ts of Finding LGBTQ Affirming Care”

Leann Dale Joins the Cathedral City Senior Center Board of Directors

Leann Dale Joins the Cathedral City Senior Center Board of Directors

Introducing Leann Dale, CCSC Vice Chair  Leann Dale of Senior Living Options of the Desert has joined the Board of Directors of the Cathedral City Senior Center as Vice Chair. “We are thrilled that Leann has joined our Board at this pivotal time”, says Geoff Corbin, CEO of the Cathedral City SeniorRead more “Leann Dale Joins the Cathedral City Senior Center Board of Directors”