Farmington Square Salem Welcomes New Executive Director Jessica Penland

SALEM, OR–Farmington Square Assisted and Memory Care in Salem, Oregon has named Jessica Penland as its new Executive Director.

Jessica Penland

Penland began her career in senior living at the age of 17 as a housekeeper then moved into roles as a caregiver, medication technician, wellness coordinator, business office director, and assistant executive director before being promoted to the position of Executive Director. She began her work for Radiant Senior Living in March of 2011.

She has been recognized as Radiant Senior Living’s Administrator of the Year in 2017 and 2019 for her outstanding business leadership, ability to build a cohesive team and dedication to the care and well-being of the residents she serves.

“We are thrilled that Jessica Penland has chosen to accept the role of Executive Director at our Salem community. Her experience working in a multitude of roles across the spectrum of senior living positions her well to connect with the team and provide exceptional care to our residents,” said Jodi Guffee COO of Radiant Senior Living, the parent company of Farmington Square of Salem. “I’m looking forward to leading our dedicated team in providing the very best for our residents and families that depend on us,” shared Penland.

Farmington Square Assisted and Memory Care is a 103-unit, multi-cottage community where residents receive personalized care and services that range from assisted to late stage memory care through the trademarked Transitions program. Farmington Square Salem is in the family of Radiant Senior Living communities who are dedicated to create and sustain caring environments for those who depend on them.

Radiant Senior Living is owned and operated by James and Jodi Guffee who, along with their family, have been dedicated to providing the highest quality living options for seniors for over 40 years. Radiant Senior Living operates 19 communities in Oregon, Washington, Montana, Nevada, Idaho, and Colorado.