With a full gym, a dedicated wellness center and multiple classes aimed at improving physical and mental fitness, the newly-opened Shepherd Living community in Savannah Quarters is an inviting alternative for the broader 55-plus community.
At first glance, Frank Ziegler seems out of place serving as Corporate Chef for the Shepherd senior living communities. A former sergeant in the French Army, Ziegler served as Chef de Cuisine and bodyguard for a five-star general and was awarded multiple medals, including a Military Cross with two bronze stars and a Purple Heart, for combat wounds suffered during two tours. He then supervised and served in the kitchens of some of the world’s finest restaurants and high-end resorts, from Paris to far, far beyond.
When she came to the Shepherd community in Pooler, Georgia, Terrie Matthews packed three important things: A big smile, a lifelong love of helping people and a healthy working knowledge of Led Zeppelin, the Supremes and AC/DC. Yes, she’s a rocker. Well, more accurately, a singer. Originally from Nottinghamshire, England, which is famous for its proximity to Robin Hood’s Sherwood Forest, Matthews has been an entertainer for as long as she can remember.
It's no surprise that Teri Burke wanted to work at Shepherd. She and the people at Shepherd both believed there had to be a better way to do senior living – and together, they've found it. As General Manager of Shepherd Living at The Range, a new Shepherd community in Madison, Alabama, set to open in the fall, Burke is in a great position to make a difference. She intends to make the most of it.
‘Crushing’ Experience Brings US Marine to Shepherd as General Manager of Its New Savannah Quarters Community
Like others who have come to work at Shepherd, it was a personal brush with “old school” assisted living that convinced Robert Todd people deserved better. But at the time he wasn’t sure what that “better” could be...
It's a simple idea — donate teddy bears to give to police officers so they can later give them to children. But the meaning of the teddy bears can be very important for the children receiving it. For some children, police officers are present when there is a crisis situation and the toy is a way to provide a sense of comfort. The people at the Countryside Lakes Assisted Living Community have been collecting new teddy bears in order to help Port Orange police officers have stuffed animals they can hand out.