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 | Co-Owner
Direct (714) 202-6270

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
Direct (949) 272-3019

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.

Lillie Carmona, Senior Care Advisor
San Diego
Direct (858) 215-2590

Lillie is a seasoned professional with two decades of experience in the medical field. Her journey has been inspired by a heartfelt commitment to helping families discover quality Home Care solutions. She confidently navigates the intricate world of senior living and care, guiding families with ease and assurance. Lillie’s ultimate aim is to help every senior she works with to embrace their golden years with grace and dignity.

When she’s not making a difference in seniors’ lives, you’ll find Lillie indulging her adventurous side through travel, striking a pose on her yoga mat, or creating memorable moments with her children. Her outgoing personality and passion for life are truly infectious!

Christie Petiprin, Senior Care Advisor
Orange County
Direct (949) 228-9511

Christie is driven by her passion for helping others, leading her to a career in aging studies. With a Gerontology degree and expertise in Dementia Care, Care Management, Programing and Activity Planning, she’s grounded in knowledge. Christie has navigated through various roles in Senior Living operations, from Marketing to Executive Director, managing Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care communities with precision and impacting the lives of hundreds of seniors and their families.

Her focus is straightforward: to find the right care solutions for families, relieving them of any burdens. In 2023, Christie’s commitment took her to Orange County, integrating her professional and personal lives.

Beyond her work, Christie’s life is full of adventures, family visits in Michigan, raising her 3 children and spending time with her husband!


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: