Nationally Acclaimed Memory Care Expert Hollie Kemp Joins Watercrest Senior Living Group as Vice President Dementia Services and Programming
VERO BEACH, FL–Watercrest Senior Living Group celebrates the growth of their executive leadership team welcoming award-winning memory care program developer, Hollie Kemp, as vice president of dementia services and programming. Nationally recognized for her work in Alzheimer’s and dementia care programming, Kemp will lead cutting-edge memory care training and programming for the multiple brands of senior living communities developed, owned and operated by Watercrest Senior Living Group.
Watercrest Senior Living Group was founded to honor our mothers and fathers, aspiring to become a beacon for quality in senior living by surpassing standards of care, service and associate training. Watercrest senior living communities are recognized for their luxury aesthetic, exceptional amenities and world-class care, and their innovative and artfully designed, Market Street Memory Care Residences, offer unparalleled service to seniors living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.
To further transcend industry standards, Watercrest Principals Marc Vorkapich, CEO, and Joan Williams, CFO, sought to bolster their exclusive memory care program with a unique leader specializing in Alzheimer’s and dementia care.
“We scouted talent nationwide to identify a candidate with both a calling for service and the passion to inspire and implement researched innovation and proven practices,” said Vorkapich, principal and CEO of Watercrest Senior Living Group. “Hollie is a value centered industry leader in Alzheimer’s and dementia training and we are honored to welcome her to Watercrest. She possesses the insight and expertise to realize our vision, inspire our associates, and transform the lives of countless residents and families.”
Kemp is widely recognized as the winner of Argentum’s 2017 Best of the Best award for the creation of ‘an innovative (memory care) program which works to improve the future of senior living.’ As vice president of dementia services and programming for Watercrest, Kemp seeks to lead, innovate, and impact by inspiring and connecting with associates and residents. She passionately believes in seeing what is possible, in helping others do the same, and in brightening lives one moment at a time.
“I chose Watercrest for our connection in shared values, ethics, and beliefs,” said Hollie Kemp, vice president of dementia services and programming for Watercrest Senior Living Group. “I consider myself blessed to be able to impact the lives of seniors and know that is precisely what I was created to do.”
Kemp has nearly twenty years of healthcare experience, having served in operations and corporate memory care leadership roles, skilled nursing, adult day and memory care positions, and in the non-profit sector as director of programs and services for the Alzheimer’s Association. She holds a bachelor’s degree in human biology, graduate studies in social work and numerous certifications in Alzheimer’s and dementia care.
A certified Great Place to Work, Watercrest Senior Living Group specializes in the development and operations of assisted living and memory care communities, and the growth of servant leaders.