Candace joined the Walker Methodist family in 2014. Previous to working at Highview Hills, she worked at another senior living community as a CNA, Assisted Living Coordinator, and Executive Director in Training. Candace has a Bachelor's Degree in Music and is continuing education towards her Health Care Administrators License. She was honored in June 2018 with the Silverstein Community Service Award from Park Nicollet Struthers Parkinson's Center for her inspiring leadership for people living with Parkinson's.
In her most recent role at Walker Methodist, Candace focused on families and quality assurance - most particularly in Care Suites and Memory Care neighborhoods. She solved resident and family concerns as well as coached, mentored, and supported staff. Candace also oversaw the Aromatherapy and Music and Memory programs and was the champion for the Struthers Parkinson's Network.
Candace is passionate about working with the Alzheimer's Association, particularly getting people together to understand the import of education and support.
Candace chose healthcare because she knew she needed to work in a field that was about more than just money. Once she got in to it, she realized that Walker Methodist was the only place that she could leave at the end of the day and name something she did to support others. The ability to give back daily and Walker Methodist's mission is why she is passionate about her work.