Director of Memory Care Services, Capri Senior Communities


Award winning, outcome and quality driven Health Care Professional with broad knowledge and success in assessing for ability, program development and outcome focused care. Continuously demonstrates expertise in team building, client services, resource development and management. Skilled trainer, educator and project leader.

  • 40+ years’ experience in health and senior care.

  • Bachelor of Science from the College of Education with emphasis in Therapeutics, Southern Illinois University

  • Certificates in Dementia Care from Rush Medical Center-Chicago and University of Chicago

  • Certified Dementia Care Specialist

  • Developed the first Alzheimer’s ability-based program at the Medical Center of Princeton in Princeton, New Jersey

  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist since 1985

  • National speaker and educator on care related topics including person and ability centered care

  • Lead instructor and coordinator of the Activity Director’s Course, Professional Care Givers Course at both Harper and Triton Colleges

  • Recipient of the Cynthia Pier-Round Award for outstanding Customer Service, Comprehensive


  • Recipient of the Illinois Therapeutic Recreation Society Affiliate Award 

  • National Council for Therapeutic Recreation Certification (NCTRC), member for 35 years


A passion for celebrating meaningful moments and recognizing who the person was before dementia while supporting the person they are now.

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26422 Oakridge Dr

Wind Lake, WI 53185

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