About Us


As the premier provider of senior placement services and a Better Business Bureau (BBB) accredited business, Assisted Transition of Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky’s goal is to locate and provide the best personalized and customized placement services and resources for senior citizens who are in search of senior living and other care options. The best part – it’s at “NO COST TO OUR CLIENTS.” We accomplish this by providing referrals to:

  • Independent Living Communities
  • Assisted Living Communities
  • Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs)
  • Memory Care
  • Skilled Nursing Homes
  • Residential Care Homes
  • Home Care Services

We actively partner with senior organizations, case workers, social workers, discharge planners, senior housing communities, and many other individuals and organizations in the senior care industry to help them find the best care options for their clients.

Working side-by-side with our clients and their families throughout the entire process, we make each placement a personal one. We listen to our clients and help access their housing and other important needs. That includes escorting our clients on private tours of the communities that meet their personal, financial and geographic preferences. We do the research. We do our homework. Not our clients. That’s what makes our services special and unique: The “Personal Touch” we provide.  As experienced Senior Care Advisors, we are well versed in understanding the senior housing and healthcare continuum. We continue to learn how we can best support our clients and their families.                                                                           

We are a local minded network of senior living resources committed to setting a new standard for senior placement by our personal, individualized, professional service.

We are committed to become leaders in the senior care industry by being your professional and trusted advisor, by providing valuable resources, and best in class customer service to seniors and their families.

Integrity Without Compromise
Community Advocate
Constant Improvement
Family Centric
Lead With Humility
Celebrate Life


Lifelong Greater Cincinnati resident, businessman and community volunteer/leader, J. Stephen (Steve) Dobbins is the Owner & President of Assisted Transition of Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky. Prior to this venture, Steve served as Senior Director of Communications & Public Relations for Education Management Corp., responsible for public relations and communications for 28 Brown Mackie College campuses in 15 states. Before retiring from Cinergy Corp. (now Duke Energy), he held several positions including, Special Assistant to the President & CEO, Director of Community Services, Manager of Community Affairs, and Lobbyist.

Steve is a Leadership Cincinnati and a Leadership Ohio graduate, SuccessGuide honoree and was featured in Who’s Who in Finance & Industry. He co-chaired the 1996 Olympic Community Torchbearers Judging Committee and is a Withrow High School Hall of Fame inductee.

An active member of the community, Steve has served on many local, regional and state boards. Presently, he chairs the Cincinnati Arts Association board committee, Building Diverse Audiences Advisory Committee. He also serves on The Association of Professionals in Aging board of trustees.

Steve earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from the University of Cincinnati, graduated from the Executive Public Policy Institute (Washington, DC); earned Certified Senior Advisor (CSA) Certification from the Society of Certified Senior Advisors (SCSA), earned Dementia Care Certification from The Copper Ridge Institute of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, earned Crisis Communications Certification from Academic Impressions, Crisis Communications Management Institute and completed requisites for Six Sigma Black Belt certification.

Steve and the team at Assisted Transition of Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky are ready to serve you at any time of the day or night.