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Yalonda Pinder – Simpson Meadows

Yalonda Pinder – Simpson Meadows

FEATURED EMPLOYEE Yalonda P. “I love caring for them.”At Simpson Meadows, residents who need extra help get personal attention and a care plan tailored to their needs. “Every six months, we’ll meet with the resident’s family,” explains Yalonda Pinder, the community’s...

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Tim McCracken – Simpson Meadows

Tim McCracken – Simpson Meadows

FEATURED EMPLOYEE Tim M. “I start every day by making sure I am present and accountable for the residents.”When Tim McCracken says the people who live at Simpson Meadows “are the best I’ve seen in my career. They are like my people. They are fantastic,” he speaks from...

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Natalya Corter – Simpson Meadows

Natalya Corter – Simpson Meadows

FEATURED EMPLOYEE Natalya C. “I wanted to work somewhere that was meaningful.”Natalya Corter was living in southern California with her husband and 9-month-old son when she learned she was pregnant with twins. Her in-laws, who live in West Chester, said that if the...

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Mary Lynn Williams – Simpson House

Mary Lynn Williams – Simpson House

“My apartment here is my safe and happy place.” The leader of a chair yoga class asked participants to close their eyes and visualize a space where they feel calm and happy and safe. “The place that came into my mind almost unbidden was my apartment here at Simpson...

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Sue Taylor – Simpson Meadows

Sue Taylor – Simpson Meadows

“I’ve been here 23 years and I wouldn’t be anyplace else.”As members of the Methodist Church, Sue Taylor and her husband, David, were involved in Simpson Meadows when the community first started. “My husband was on the panel for the community because of his experience...

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Vera DeShields – Simpson House

Vera DeShields – Simpson House

“I love all the staff here... always smiling and friendly.” When Vera DeShields’ son, Charles, persuaded her to move back to Philadelphia to be closer to his Drexel Hill home, she looked at Simpson House, where her aunt is a resident. She liked the location and the...

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