By Karla Lindeen, Resident Services Director Karla has worked in the health care industry for over twenty years locally in the Tampa Bay area. She received her undergraduate degree from Florida State University, and earned an MBA from University of Phoenix, a Graduate Certificate in Geriatric Care Management from the University of Florida, and is Care…

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From the desk of Lisa Laub, Director of Sales and Marketing at St. Mark Village: During these seemingly endless days of COVID-19, it is understandable that fear, and a sense of uncertainty about the future are pervasive.  At St. Mark Village, a Continuing Care Community, we have always planned for our Residents’ futures, alleviating fear and…

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During the new normal known as “Safer at Home” isolation, many St. Mark Village Residents have been looking for ways to help pass the time. Most, if not all of us spend our time indoors and isolated from family and friends. To help manage the monotony, we’ve created a list of free online resources available…

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Our top priority at St. Mark Village is to keep our Residents and Team Members safe and healthy.  We understand how difficult the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak has been on everyone, especially for those with loved ones residing in Life Care communities like St. Mark Village, which includes Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Nursing Care, and Rehabilitation centers.…

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Sheila received her Bachelor of Science degree from Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois in 1988 where she double majored in Community Health Administration and Health Education. During her career, she has worked in a variety of roles throughout the healthcare spectrum including managing group homes for the disabled, coordinating social services for hospital transitional…

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By Carla Fresh, Chief Marketing Officer   Carla graduated from Miami University with a degree in Communication, Theatre, and Arts Management. After many years living and working in New York City, she moved to Florida looking for a change, and what she found at St. Mark Village was life changing. Her journey to St. Mark…

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By Melanie Johnson, St. Mark Village Wellness Coordinator   We are very pleased to introduce our new Wellness Coordinator, Melanie Johnson. Melanie will be concentrating on helping our Residents feel more energetic and confident by increasing their balance, strength, range of motion, and endurance. She also will focus on the body mind connection by leading…

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By Kimberly Glem, Care Center Life Enrichment Director Kimberly graduated from Saint Leo University with a BA in Psychology and holds several professional certificates including Activity Director Certified from the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP), an Assisted Living Facility Administrator Certificate, and is a PAC Certified Independent Engagement Leader. She is a member…

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By Susan Grande, Care Center Administrator Susan has a BPS in Human Services from SUNY at Utica.  She started her career in Long Term Care here at St. Mark Village in the early 1990’s as the Human Services Director, overseeing Life Enrichment and Social Services.  Realizing she had a passion for working with Seniors, she…

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By Kimberly Glem, Care Center Life Enrichment Director Kimberly graduated from Saint Leo University with a BA in Psychology and holds several professional certificates including Activity Director Certified from the National Certification Council for Activity Professionals (NCCAP), an Assisted Living Facility Administrator Certificate, and a PAC Certified Independent Engagement Leader. She is a member of…

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