Founded by Donna Rybacki, American Senior Home Finders is a family-owned business helping families with the growing need for quality senior care. We work with a team of senior care professionals to help you find what you need for your loved one. Our job is not complete until you find that IDEAL place to call home. We work with you every step of the way and connect you to all of the resources that are available for your needs.

Donna has been active and effective in the field of education for over 20 years, helping in the community in many areas. Teaching children around the world effective study skills, educating and counseling families and working with people to rebuild after natural disaster, she is a Certified Senior Advisor® specializing in Senior Living Placement and Senior Care Services.


“I have spent my adult life dedicated to family. I have raised six children and now that they are grown I have devoted my time to helping preserve this family dynamic for others. For the past several years I have had the pleasure of working one on one with seniors, veterans and their families. It has been extremely rewarding for me to be a stable influence in this area. I look forward to meeting you and helping you with your care needs.”


Donna Rybacki
Founder & Principle Senior Care Advisor


Donna holds an RCFE Administrator Certification from the State of California Department of Social Services. She has earned her associates degree in Business Administration as well as Business Management, Marketing, Communication and Public Relations.

Additionally, Donna has further experience including:

•22 years of experience as a teacher and educator
•15 years of experience as an Executive Administrator
•15 years of experience as a Volunteer Minister*
•15 years of experience as an active CERT* Member

Donna, and American Senior Home Finders have achieved the Tustin Small Business Excellence Award in 2016, 2017 and 2018. This recognition is given to companies that have demonstrated long-term value as well as a positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community.

Donna Rybacki, CSA®

Certified Senior Advisor
Senior Placement Specialist
RCFE Administrator Certified #6047601740
Certified Senior Advisors (CSAs) are professionals, who in the course of their practice, apply multi-disciplinary* knowledge of the aging process and aging issues to identify the most appropriate options and solutions for seniors’ individual needs and best interests to improve their lives.
*multi-disciplinary - Combining or involving several academic disciplines or professional specializations in an approach to a topic or problem. Oxford Dictionary
*Volunteer Minister - a person who helps his fellow man on a volunteer basis by restoring purpose, truth and spiritual values to the lives of others.

Brooke Holmes, Partner, Business Manager
Senior Care Advisor



Brooke has always had a passion for helping her community and society at large. In early childhood she was very involved and participated in social betterment activities and volunteer opportunities. This passion led her to places such as: Thailand, South Africa, helping with the aftermath or Hurricane Katrina and other world catastrophes.

Through her humanitarian efforts she went in the direction of helping others, in any way that she could. In the business world this translated into Marketing and Management.

She has been with the company since the beginning. Brooke manages the marketing aspects of the business as well as ensuring the families get the help they need in the time frame that’s needed.

Jamie Ambat, Senior Care Advisor
Orange County 

Jamie has spent 18 years as a home care professional where she assisted hundreds of families. She has built a reputation for herself as a senior care professional; always doing what’s right for her clients. She has participated in countless hours of training on topics such as Alzheimer’s disease, body mechanics, elder abuse, and the various dementias, just to name a few.  Jamie truly enjoys meeting with families and hearing about their life’s journey.  

Born and raised in Southern California, Jamie is a true California girl. She and her husband raised their two children in the heart of California.  When not helping senior’s, Jamie enjoys spending time with family & friends, going to the beach and tending to the hummingbirds buzzing in her backyard (a hobby she inherited from her grandparents). She has seen how an appropriate, positive living environment can improve one’s well-being both physically and mentally. She is our Orange County Senior Care Advisor.

Millicent Peak, Senior Care Advisor
Los Angeles County 

Millie’s love for the senior care industry stared at a young age when her Grandma needed to move into Assisted Living. She quickly saw that having the right care in place made all the difference in her Grandma’s quality of life. This experience sparked her passion for helping others, which she has pursued throughout her career.

Peak has always been passionate about helping others. She has spent many hours volunteering with the elderly and those on hospice care. Born and raised in Long Beach, CA, you can find her outdoors exploring trails and campsites with her family, this is only of course if she is not in the kitchen cooking up some amazing dish or dessert.

Candace Chromy, Senior Care Advisor
Oceanside, Carlsbad, Orange County 

Candace’s experiences have instilled in her a strong sense of purpose and fulfillment, qualities that she now channels into providing exceptional and personalized solutions for seniors and their families. Candace’s journey is deeply rooted in service, from raising funds for nonprofits to owning her own gourmet food store and corporate gift company.  Her time spent working in Fortune 500 companies has honed her ability to achieve ambitious goals, while her tenure at Yellowstone National Park reflects her capacity to adapt and lead in diverse settings. These experiences, coupled with her degree in Hospitality Management from Washington State University, equip her with the skills needed to navigate the complex landscape of senior care.

Residing in San Clemente, California, Candace continues to give back to her community by volunteering with Meals on Wheels and the San Clemente Senior Center. She is a proud mom to 2 boys, and a happy Grandma to  her beautiful Granddaughter. With Candace on your side, you’ll have a compassionate companion in the journey towards finding the ideal care solution for your loved ones.


Certified Senior Advisors® (CSAs) have supplemented their individual professional licenses, credentials and education with knowledge about aging and working with seniors. Know what those licenses, credentials and education signify. The CSA designation alone does not imply expertise in financial, health or social matters. Learn more details at: