Tina Minasian has accrued a wide variety of professional and educational experiences in her working life including service to her community. She has lived a life of service to others. Her commitment to justice for those who have been forgotten, led to the establishment of Aloha Senior Veteran Services. Located in Roseville, California, Aloha Senior Veteran Services provides Senior Citizens and Veterans the resources and financial assistance they need to sustain a more comfortable life at a time when they need daily assistance. Tina has pooled her expertise in the fields of health care, financial services, advocacy, and senior services to build a solid operation to promote better care for Seniors and Veterans and to match Seniors and Veterans with the help they need.
Tina acquired her certification as a nurse’s assistant and worked in the field of health care at an early age. She put her education into practice professionally but also used her knowledge to come to the aid of family members in their final days. A recipient of the Marcus Allen Scholarship, Tina attended San Diego State University where she studied nursing. Following her time in college, Tina obtained her real estate license and entered the real estate industry. Focusing on helping families seek their dream of home ownership, she built a successful career as a Real Estate Agent and Mortgage Loan Officer.
With her combined experience in health care and consumer advocacy, Tina Minasian is now focusing her efforts in support of Senior citizens and Veterans. Aloha Senior Veteran Services offers guidance and advocacy for Seniors and Veterans coping with disabilities. Through Aloha Senior Veteran Services, Tina works with clients and their families to make sure that no Senior or Veteran is without the daily care that they need or the resources to provide the services they need. Additionally, Tina Minasian offers her expertise to Veterans, their spouses and widows to help them acquire the Aid and Attendance (A&A) benefit to defray the cost of care. For seniors whose needs have outgrown their abilities, Tina provides help to facilitate their relocation to Assisted and Independent Living Communities and Board and Care Homes. She also provides Seniors and Veterans with resources to provide In-Home Care Services, as well as Nursing and Medical Services.
Having experienced a botched surgery and health care at its worst, Tina turned her pain into hope for others. She met a consumer reporter in 2005 who took an interest in her story and helped educate the public of the unknown programs within our health care system that contributes to medical errors. The series of stories earned CBS13 and Kurtis Ming Consumer Investigative Reporter an Emmy award. Following the completion of the series, Tina became a Volunteer Consumer Advocate for CBS13’s Call Kurtis Investigative Program. Tina volunteers behind the scenes contributing to the investigative research of some on camera stories while also negotiating with some companies ultimately helping the consumer to settle the dispute off camera.
She is also an active volunteer with Consumers Union CA Safe Patient Project (Consumer Reports Magazine) and CA Consumer Watchdog as a CA Patient Advocate and was instrumental in changes within our healthcare system in terms of Public Protection. Most recently, a new law that went into effective June 27, 2010, mandated by Business and Professions Code section 138 requiring physicians in California to inform their patients that they are licensed by the Medical Board of California and include the board's contact information.
In addition to her work in health care, Tina Minasian maintains involvement in several community development organizations. She works tirelessly as the Chaplain and Chair of Veteran Affairs and Rehabilitation with the American Legion Auxiliary Unit 637. She visits the Veterans at Mather Hospital every month and brings joy to them with her visits and singing to them with her ukulele, one by one. In addition, she participates every quarter in the memorial services at the National Veteran Cemetery for homeless Veterans and countless other Veteran functions.
In the past, she worked with Soroptimist International, a service organization comprised of professional women, and she cooperated with the group to raise money to help feed homeless women and children at a fundraiser luau. To benefit her city, Tina Minasian has contributed her efforts to Roseville Women’s Improvement Club, a volunteer association dedicated to community improvement. Member of the Lions Club of Citrus Heights. A philanthropist, Tina has generously donated funds and her time to organizations such as the Keaton Raphael Memorial Foundation, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Relay for Life and Women’s Empowerment and others. In her free time, Tina sings, plays the ukulele, karaoke and hula. She also enjoys the works of authors Dr. James Dobson, Max Lucado, and Dennis Rainey.
Currently, Tina serves Aloha Senior & Veteran Services as a Senior Care Consultant, Certified with California Department of Social Services Community Care License and a Realtor with Norcalwest Realty. Aloha Senior Veteran Services helps Seniors and Veterans to find Assisted Living housing, Independent Living housing, Board & Care, arrange for In-Home & In-Home Health Care; assist with Aid and Attendance (A&A) and provides resources to seniors in need. She also provides real estate services and public speaking engagements to groups large or small about Senior Resources, Veteran's Aid & Attendance Benefit and more in the Greater Sacramento area.
Senior Care Consultant
Patient & Consumer Advocate
American Legion Auxiliary Chaplain Unit 637