Teresa Shanahan, Ph.D, CMC
Founder and Clinical Director
Teresa Shanahan, Ph.D. is a visionary leader in the San Diego community. She is internationally 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 over 30 years.
Dr. Shanahan is known for her high level of knowledge in Eldercare. She served on the San Diego Alzheimer’s Association’s Education Committee for over 15 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. She has been a educator at the University of San Diego in the area of gerontology. Dr. Shanahan is a professional speaker, trainer and author on a wide range of topics concerning aging. She recently presented at the Alzheimer's International conference in London, and her knowledge and experience have led to frequent interviews that have appeared in print, radio, and television. 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.
When she isn't working, Dr. Shanahan enjoys gardening, dancing and traveling to culturally laden destinations.