Davis and Carla Capps, Owners / Senior Living Specialists
“It’s a huge honor and responsibility to be entrusted with our client’s most personal needs and concerns. Working with families to provide their loved-ones with the best care and housing options available is the most rewarding experience of our lives.”
After growing up in Hamilton, Virginia and earning her Business Administration degree from Virginia Intermont College, Carla moved up the corporate ladder during her ten-year retail career with The Limited, Inc. In 1997, Carla married the love of her life and has lived with her husband Davis and three kids in Youngsville, NC ever since. Since completing college, Carla has felt the drive to open a small business that would have a profound, positive effect on the local community and its’ citizens. All About Seniors, Inc. is having that positive impact on seniors by connecting them with much-needed resources and Carla’s leadership has been a large part of making it possible.
Born and raised in northeastern North Carolina, Davis has strong family ties to the triangle area. Since graduating from Warren County High School and then North Carolina State University with a Business Management degree, Davis has continued to live in the area with his wife Carla and three children Branson, Kennedy and Emily. When he’s not coaching softball or watching his kids play sports, he enjoys going back home to visit his parents who are doing well in their early 80’s. Davis’ working career includes his ownership of realty Stonewood Properties, Inc. for the past twenty-three years as well as eight years with Brookdale Senior Living as their Director of Business Development.
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Contact Davis or Carla so they can help secure the best senior living community for your unique situation and to take advantage of the numerous resources that they have available.
Caryn Utberg / Senior Living Specialist
Growing up in Durham and having worked for the last twenty plus years with aging adults and their families throughout the triangle area, Caryn is truly engrained in the fabric of the Bull City and has vast knowledge of senior living communities in the Triangle. She brings extensive experience on the “care” side of long-term care by providing enrichment activities in adult day centers and assisted living communities, as well as providing direct care and care coordination while owning care management company, Senior Care Management Associates. Caryn’s commitment to personal development has allowed her to earn three professional designations including the Certified Senior Advisor (CSA), Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC) and the Long-Term Care Claims Professional (LTCCP) designations. She also has completed the state certification as a home care agency director and is “Eden At Home” certified which is training directed towards improving the lives of elders living at home as well as their care partners. Additionally, through her licensure as a long-term care insurance agent and partnership with Comfort, LTC, Caryn can also assist families with insurance solutions for long-term care planning or consult with families in regards to a long-term care insurance claim.
Caryn is an active member of the “Society of Certified Senior Advisors”, the “Chapel Hill and Durham Eldercare Resources” group, as well as a past member of the executive board of directors for “Wake County Resources For Seniors, Inc.” When not providing families in the area with a helping hand, Caryn enjoys spending time with family and her two grandchildren, gathering with friends over a good glass of wine, participating on her neighborhood HOA board, and gardening and completing home improvement projects.
Contact Caryn today so she can share her wealth of knowledge and senior care experience with you and your family to help improve the life of someone you love.
Colleen Jones / Senior Living Specialist
Moving from Montreal, Canada to Raleigh, NC during her high school years, Colleen currently resides in Wake Forest with her husband Calvin and their three children. After graduating from East Carolina University, she immediately began her career working with seniors at a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility. Gaining additional experience, Colleen excelled at her sales and marketing efforts in several startup communities and in turn became familiar with all facets of the senior market throughout the triangle area. During this time she gained sixteen years of experience as Sales and Marketing Director and for three years she served as Executive Director of an Independent Living community.
Colleen brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the senior industry in Wake County and admits her passion has always been to serve seniors and their families.
When Colleen is not working, she enjoys crafting, cooking with her family, gardening, beach and mountain trips, as well as spending time with her dogs and cats.
Contact Colleen as she would love the opportunity to share her extensive knowledge and realm of senior resources and care options with you. She will compassionately listen to the needs and desires of both the senior and their family while guiding them towards the best fit for them. Her hands-on, heartfelt approach will enhance the overall experience and well-being of those that are faced with these difficult decisions involving their loved ones.
Heather Altman, DrPH, CCM / Senior Living Specialist
While originally from the Northeast; Heather fell in love with North Carolina when she moved to the area 25 years ago for graduate school at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Heather has over 20 years of experience working in aging services. After 17 years leading community, state, and national programs for an innovative continuing care retirement community in Chapel Hill, she transitioned to consulting in 2020 to support her gratifying role as a family caregiver. Now, Heather combines her professional and personal experiences to support individuals and their families as they navigate the complexity of bringing support into their own homes or looking for a new community to call home.
Heather serves on the boards of non-profits and public agencies dedicated to supporting older adults and their caregivers. She is past Chair of the Orange County Advisory Board on Aging and was a founding member of Hope Renovations, Guiding Lights Caregiver Support Center, and the Senior Health Advocacy and Resource Partners of Orange County. Currently, she is the Deputy Director of the North Carolina Serious Illness Coalition and hosts a weekly radio program “Aging Well Together” on WCOM Chapel Hill-Carrboro. She is also an adjunct faculty member with the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. These opportunities allow her to promote awareness, education, programs, and policies on a larger scale to influence support and resources for individuals and families.
Dr. Altman received her undergraduate degree from Brandeis University, and both her master’s and doctoral degrees in Public Health from UNC-Chapel Hill where her research focus was aging-friendly community development. She is a Certified Case Manager, a Positive Approach to Dementia Care Certified Independent Trainer and a Fellow of the American College of Health Data Management.
When she’s not helping other families, she loves spending time with her own! Heather lives in Chapel Hill with her husband and 2 adorable kittens. As a new empty-nester, Heather is excited for reunions with her 2 daughters who are in college in Colorado and Virginia, her extended family, as well as her 7 former exchange-student “daughters” who live internationally.
Heather is experienced in all things senior living. Please feel free to contact her for immediate help with short or long-term challenges and goals. She’s always prepared to help!
Samantha Staton / Senior Living Specialist
Samantha was born and raised just outside of Charlotte, North Carolina until moving to Greenville to attend East Carolina University. After graduating with her Bachelor’s degree in Family and Community Services she moved to Raleigh to begin the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at Durham Technical Community College. While initially planning to work with children, Samantha fell in love with working with seniors during her first fieldwork and has never looked back!
Her career as an OTA began at an Assisted Living community in Raleigh where she was quickly promoted to Director of Rehabilitation. In this position she realized a passion of working with seniors’ families. Her next role as Marketing Manager with Bayada Home Health allowed her to coordinate therapy services for seniors and communities throughout the triangle. Samantha also gained experience as a Sales and Marketing Director at an Assisted Living community and as a Liaison for a local Home Care agency. Her prior roles have allowed her to build relationships with a multitude of diverse communities and to grow a vast network of other senior resources that are immensely valuable as we age.
Samantha lives in Holly Springs with her husband Jason, son Drew and their goldendoodle Bennett. In her spare time Samantha enjoys exploring new greenways, reading a good book, or planning her next vacation. She is hoping to visit Banff next year!
Samantha offers a warm approach partnered with firsthand experience of working in communities throughout the Triangle. She is eager to help guide your family towards selecting the best fit, so give her a call today!
Kennedy Capps / Senior Living Specialist – Wilmington, NC
After graduating Summa Cum Laude from Western Carolina University in the fall of 2022 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communication and minors in Sports Management and Parks and Recreation, Kennedy sought the coastal region of Wilmington after several years battling the winter seasons of Cullowhee, North Carolina. After earning a D-1 scholarship and playing collegiate soccer with the Catamounts for four seasons, she is busy using the leadership skills learned on the soccer fields of western North Carolina to improve the senior living industry in our coastal region.
A native of Youngsville, NC, Kennedy has a unique and infectious personality that makes people around her feel better about themselves. The seniors and families that she’s been able to work with so far can vouch that she is a wealth of information and has been extremely helpful in their search of quality care.
In her time away from work, Kennedy enjoys spending time at the beach tanning and surfing with friends, exercising and preparing to run in local half marathons.
Call, text or email Kennedy if you’re considering in-home care or if you’d like expert advice on senior living communities around the coastal area of Wilmington. She’s only a phone call away and she’d love to help you secure the best housing and care fit for you or your loved one.