Orange County, CA
Sunland Home Care continues to strive to bring the best possible care and knowledge to our clients. To continue this mission, we have successfully partnered with the team from Care To Stay Home, that has locations throughout the Western United States.
Care To Stay Home has a combined 50 years of experience working with Seniors and in-home care. This partnership will further our mission of providing peace of mind while caring for a loved one in the comfort of their home. Care To Stay Home has an excellent reputation of customer service and, also, recently awarded Great Place to Work Certification.
If you or a loved one are looking for quality care while living at home in California, please call Care To Stay Home at 800.282.8977 or visit their website: www.caretostayhome.com
Kraig Nakano began his career in Senior Services in 1992 with the City of Cypress. Mr. Nakano worked to develop educational and physical activity programs geared toward the elderly for the City’s newly built Senior Citizen Center.
Continuing his work with local cities, he joined the City of Cerritos in 1994 in Senior Services. In 1999, Mr. Nakano had an opportunity to join a non-medical in-home care organization called Home Care-Giver Services. From 2000 to 2005 he was an integral part of developing the agency from one office in California to over a dozen successful operations in 9 different states. That agency was eventually acquired in 2005 by a publicly traded company. Mr. Nakano assumed the role as the State Director of Home Care Operations for ResCare Home Care, a role he held for over 2 years.
Having a passion for working in the home care industry and helping people age at home, Kraig partnered with long time family friends and business associates, Mark Wells and Parker Wells to found Care To Stay Home. Care To Stay Home was founded with the mission of enhancing the independence, dignity and quality of life for loved ones who desire to stay in their own homes. To that end, Mr. Nakano has devoted his professional career to assisting the Greatest Generation in aging in place.
He is a Board Member for the California Association for Health Services at Home (CAHSAH) and serves on the Home Care Aide Committee. He routinely travels to Sacramento to advocate keeping home care affordable and for positive change in the industry. With over 22 years of experience, Kraig continues a strong effort to educate and inform families, clients, employees, and other agencies about issues and challenges facing the home care industry.
Mr. Nakano graduated from Cal Poly Pomona with a Bachelor’s degree in Management and Human Resources, with an emphasis in Entrepreneurship & Small Business. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters and enjoys golfing, fishing and playing basketball with friends.
Mr. Parker Wells has been involved in the Home Care industry since 1998, when his father, Mark C. Wells purchased Home Care-Giver Services, an Orange County based non-medical home care agency. This group, Home Care-Giver Services grew to serve thousands of families in 10 States through its 20 office locations. Eventually this organization was acquired by a large publically traded business in 2005.
After witnessing the merger of Home Care-Giver Service, and having a desire to pursue a career in Healthcare Administration, Mr. Wells served as a private consultant for the Quality Control & Risk Management department of Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City, Utah. As a consultant, Mr. Wells assisted Intermountain Healthcare in filling state licensing applications critical in opening the Intermountain Medical Center in Sandy, Utah November of 2006. Intermountain Medical Center is the 2nd largest hospital in the State of Utah and ranked #1 Best Hospital according to US News Rankings.
Seeing the need for continued assistance once a patient left the clinical, hospital setting, Mr. Wells, along with his father, Mark Wells and collogue Kraig Nakano, formed Care To Stay Home. Mr. Wells served as the Director of Business Development from 2007 through 2009. In 2009, Mr. Wells became Vice – President of Care To Stay Home where he now oversees the Operations and Marketing efforts in Southern California. Mr. Wells also consults with Home Care operations as well as health systems nationwide and maintains relationships with industry leading professionals to help shape the delivery of In-Home Care services.
Mr. Wells holds a B.S. in Public Health from Brigham Young University where he served loyally as the Vice President of the Health Science Association. Mr. is passionate about Elder Care issues and serves as an advisor to the group Ageless Alliance. He enjoys spending time with his wife and 3 daughters and son as well as fly fishing, surfing, golfing and enjoying the outdoors.
Manuel Aranda has served seniors for over 20 years in the community and senior centers, through the Orange County Area Agency on Aging and in the private home care industry.
Manuel Aranda has served seniors for over 20 years in the community and senior centers, through the Orange County Area Agency on Aging and in the private home care industry. Mr. Aranda began his Home Care career in 1999 when he joined Mark Wells & Kraig Nakano and the Home Care-Giver Services company. Mr. Aranda played a vital role in the expansion of Home Care-Giver Services company into the South Bay area.
In 2005, Mr. Aranda transitioned from Home Care-Giver Services to ResCare Home Care and became the Executive Director for the South Bay area. After working with a large, nationwide Home Care provider, Mr. Aranda set out to improve the quality and level of care to patients in their homes and established All The Best Home Care. In 2017 Mr. Aranda decided to join Kraig Nakano and Parker Wells as he merged All The Best Home Care with Care To Stay Home.
His experience and passion for the elderly and disabled ensure that Care To Stay Home can provide the comfortable and secure environment and compassionate care that you or your loved ones deserve.
Manuel is certified by the State of California Department of Social Services Community Care Licensing. License #: 5537056740