BLOOMFIELD, N.J.—Juniper Communities, a leader in the senior living industry, has named Casey Tiffany,new to the company, regional director of operations for Texas and promoted Vickie Stotler-Smith to regional director of sales and program development for the Texas market.
Tiffany’s role is a new position created to help with the company’s expansion in the Texas marketplace.
“We welcome Casey to Juniper’s leadership team,” said Lynne Katzmann,CEO and founder. “As a Texas native, she knows the nuances of the people and territory. This, coupled with her extensive experience across the spectrum of seniors housing, will surely benefit us.”
Tiffany has guided operations in many types of care environments, including rehabilitation hospitals; assisted living, memory care, and independent living communities; and skilled nursing care. Her most recent experience was as a healthcare consultant, managing small rural assisted living and skilled nursing care locations throughout Texas.
She also works as a care manager, helping families to shop for assisted living and skilled nursing in the Austin area.
Tiffany says she was drawn to work in senior living due to the influence and nurturing from strong grandmothers. She has a bachelor of science in psychology and sociology from Howard Payne University and a master of science in gerontology from Baylor University. She is an avid Harley Davidson owner, serving as a road captain for the Central Texas Harley Davidson Owner’s group.
In her new role, Stotler-Smith will support the Texas sales teams, including coaching, setting goals, achieving those goals, and other areas of professional development as needed. She will also focus on implementing Juniper’s signature programs with all team members across all departments in all locations. She has been with Juniper Communities for almost 11 years.
Juniper’s signature programs include Connections, which keeps residents engaged and encourages an active body, an engaged mind, and a fulfilled spirit through specially designed virtual and in-person activities; H’art and Soul of Dining, imparting spirited service, companionship, and nourishment through sharing the joy of good food; and its award-winning Wellspring memory care program providing state-of-the-art memory care through innovative therapeutic programs, environments, and interactions. All are designed to foster the Juniper mission of nurturing the spirit of life in every individual served.
“I am so excited to be part of the Texas team,” Stotler-Smith said. “Having relocated to Texas eight years ago, I see the opportunities this state has to offer Juniper and am thrilled that we have four new communities and counting in this great state. The teams at each of the communities have been so welcoming and are already embracing the Juniper culture. I see great success in our future.”
About Juniper Communities
Juniper Communities, a leader in quality, value and innovation in long-term care, operates senior living communities in Colorado, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Texas that emphasize residents’ well-being, interaction and security. Our communities and approach to housing and care offers residents the opportunity to live a full life, regardless of age or health. Juniper’s innovative Connect4Life program has been proven to improve residents’ care by decreasing hospitalizations, re-hospitalizations and urgent care visits, while offering potential cost savings to public programs such as Medicare. To learn more about the many ways Juniper Communities innovates in support of our residents, visit junipercommunities.com.
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