Wendy, originally from North Dakota, attended the University of Minnesota where she received a BA in Psychology in 1997. She then spent 9 years managing Non-Profit Group Homes for adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities. It was this experience that sparked her interest in the complex issues of her Residents and led her back to…

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By Matt Fresh, Independent Living Administrator   A third generation native to Dunedin, Matt is a grandson of our Founder, Pastor James H. Fresh. Matt graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree of Bachelor of Science from the College of Business Administration and spent the next 16 years as a Financial &…

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The great-grandson of Pastor James Fresh, Dylan Fresh joins his grandfather, Doug Fresh and Uncle, Matt Fresh as the 4th generation Fresh to work for St. Mark Village. Coming to us in January 2019, Dylan has taken the lead as the St. Mark Village Technology Manager and Visual Communications Specialist, helping bring the unique St. Mark…

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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 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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