Meet the Golden Girls
Our experienced team of professionals are here to help you wade through all of the information and options available when you or a loved one is looking to transition to assisted living or a senior community in the Portland Metro or Northern California area. Given our many years of experience, we’re experts at helping our clients to find the perfect home that fits your lifestyle, budget and health situation — and we do it all, free of charge.
Let our team handle the stressful, difficult tasks involved with the process, taking care to research, call, inspect and coordinate tours for you, until you find the location that best meets your needs. Get to know us a little bit better before you make the call, just by reading our bios below. If you’ve been wondering where help was going to come from to get you through this stage of your life, the wait is over. You’ve found the Golden Girls!
Email Me | 503-926-2111
Determined that families deserve the highest standard of service from senior housing referers, Diane Delaney founded Golden Placement Services and assembled the “Golden Girls” team. An accomplished executive manager who has been successful in many business ventures throughout her career, Diane has been a partner and Director of Operations in the senior housing industry, where she oversaw the full spectrum of the transition process for seniors and family members. She is known among her clients and peers for her business skills, perseverance, integrity, compassion, lively personality, and for always going the extra mile for her clients. She is also the proud mother of two grown, successful children—her “favorite accomplishment so far.”
LaVona Tomberlin, Senior Placement Specialist
Email Me | 971-341-0375
LaVona believes that families deserve the assistance of one who understands and cares. She has come to Golden Placement Services with the goal of improving the lives of those who need a change in living arrangements. LaVona has been working with the elderly for the last 36 years. Working in private care and then with in-home care through organizations. She has always had a passion for working with the elderly and returned to school to receive a Master of Psychology Behavioral Health with the goal of advocating for those who needed a voice. She has worked in geriatrics and in Memory Care and has an extensive background in management. Helping the families to make good decisions and to relieve their stress in uncertain times makes life worthwhile. Golden Placement Services allows her to help others and provides great satisfaction.
Email Me | 209-222-7138
Lidia Parman has honed her natural talent for logistics throughout her career. She ran the Modesto Youth Soccer League for over 17 years, and subsequently has been responsible for facilitating large scale fundraisers, and corporate and social events. Lidia is thrilled to be working in an environment where her natural skills couple with her passion for helping others, especially seniors and those with special needs. Among her friends and peers, Lidia is known for her efficiency and vivacious, positive attitude. When she is not working (which isn’t often!) Lidia enjoys spending time with her four adult children and grandson, as well as traveling.
Mary Lisa Kuhn
Email Me | 831-620-2459
Mary Lisa Kuhn owned and operated her own successful business in the Central Valley for more than 25 years. During that time, she managed to cultivate lasting relationships with clients, while serving them with respect and compassion. She simultaneously acted as a board member for many community organizations and events. Mary Lisa has always had a special place in heart for the elderly, and she considers herself the “mother hen” for her brood of octogenarians. She is excited to offer services to the community at large for the purpose of ensuring comfortable and suitable transitions for those in need of long-term care. Mary Lisa recently became the very proud grandmother of a baby boy, as well as a Portuguese water dog.