Walnut Place is led by a team of compassionate, dynamic individuals truly invested in our residents’ happiness and well-being. Because it is our mission to provide an enriching life experience through quality senior health services, comfortable housing options and engaging activities, our incredibly attentive staff is here to support your needs. We are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of those who call Walnut Place home.
Tammie has been in Healthcare Sales & Marketing for over 30 years. She began her career as a candy-striper volunteer in a nursing facility. From that moment on, she knew this industry was her calling. During her tenure, she has served as a facility Dir. of Marketing, Dir. of Admissions, Assistant Administrator and has also held Corporate Level marketing positions.
Sarah has been in the skilled nursing/long-term care industry for 10 years, with 8 in the role as Director of Nursing. She is dedicated to elevating nursing care at the skilled nursing/long-term care level, and stirred the helm for Walnut Place accepting higher acuity skilled care patients and for the clinical team to pursue higher education and various certifications.
Nathan was one of 16 people Nationwide chosen to attend the Culinary Institute of America Masterworks. He also competed and won the Iron Chef DFW region for Compass Group. Promoting health and fun with culinary is Nathan’s true passion. He's excited to bring a unique approach to dining for the residents of Walnut Place.
Nancy has worked with seniors for 27 years, is an LVN and our Wellness Navigator. Her ultimate goal is to guide residents and family members through health and wellness transitions. As residents are discharged home, she ensures their needs are being met and they continue to be safe. She has a passion for working with seniors and is an advocate for our residents.
D’Ann Lane has been in the healthcare industry for over 14 years. She began her career path in home health and hospice but wanted more interaction with patients and families. This yearning took her into skilled nursing. D’Ann has served as a community liaison, a facility Dir. of Marketing and has also held a Corporate Level marketing position.
Ariella graduated from Univ. of Maryland with a Masters in Clinical Mental health and after visiting her grandmother in a short-term nursing facility a few years later fell in love with helping and enriching the lives of seniors! She's been working in long-term care for close to five years. Ariella is passionate about what she does and feels lucky to do it every day.
Angela adds 20+ years of experience in LTC/Skilled nursing, MDS and Case-Management. She believes in working together as a team and promotes providing quality customer service and care that is individualized and resident specific. She holds the title "Champion" of the LCS 5 Core Principles and works diligently to keep those values on the minds of our new hires and long-term staff.
Amy manages and directs the activities programming in health care, assisted living and memory care. Her goal is to provide residents with purposeful and meaningful activities to promote self-worth, value, social engagement, and joy. Amy holds the International / National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP) certification and has worked with senior dementia residents for 10 years.
“A 20-year veteran in long-term care shares her thoughts about the Walnut Place staff and programming. She says: "For 30+ nights, I slept in the other bed in my mother's room and experienced first-hand the care delivery. I feel I must recognize the teammates who have impressed me as clear industry standouts.”
“It was a tough decision to not take my mother to my employer at the time of admission, but I have to say I have absolutely ZERO regrets for being led to and choosing Walnut Place. It has been a very positive experience and the therapy services, especially the team that worked with my mother, were excellent.”
“I have never encountered such a solid, professional team in long-term care Life Enrichment. This is an unusually exemplary team of people who truly care for the residents they serve and clearly view their positions as more than just a job. This is sadly so rare and hard to come by. If you'd like to see Walnut Place for yourself, we invite you to come for a visit. Contact us today to schedule a tour. ”
For middle-class seniors seeking care for themselves or a loved one, Walnut Place is the only senior living community with a 35+-year history located next to Presbyterian Hospital offering a continuum of care on site in a comfortable environment with long-tenured staff.See Location