Watercrest Senior Living Group Welcomes Award-Winning Leader Kristen Dalrick as Executive

January 24, 2019

VERO BEACH, FL–Watercrest Senior Living Group proudly announces Kristen Dalrick as executive director of Market Street Memory Care Residence East Lake, near Tampa, Fla. The 64-unit, state-of-the-art all memory-care community offers exceptional amenities, multi-sensory programming, innovative training, and world-class care for seniors living with Alzheimer’s and dementia.

Dalrick has earned widespread industry recognition for her successes in developing and leading high-performance teams to their full potential in a collaborative culture.  In 2017, she was honored with Argentum’s ‘Best of the Best’ award for Executive Director of the Year.

Dalrick entered senior living in 2005 as a caregiver, igniting her passion to serve seniors and inspiring her to quickly excel into the executive director role of an assisted living and memory care community, which she successfully led for seven years.  Throughout her 13 years in senior living, Dalrick additionally served in regional operations roles, a formal mentoring position and training facilitator all while maintaining and supporting highly engaged seniors and team members for fully occupied communities.

“Kristen is a phenomenal leader for our Market Street Memory Care Residence as she demonstrates a deep commitment to executing exceptional standards in the memory care environment.  She not only delivers quantifiable results, but her joy, empathy and thoughtful leadership are instrumental in creating a cohesive team and loving environment for our residents and family members,” said Marc Vorkapich, principal and CEO of Watercrest Senior Living Group.

Market Street Memory Care Residences are artfully designed memory care communities developed, owned and operated by Watercrest Senior Living Group.  Market Street Communities connect the hearts and minds of residents by stimulating their senses with the goal of re-experiencing memories.

“Watercrest represents the ideal for the next step in senior living,” said Kristen Dalrick, Executive Director of Market Street Memory Care Residence East Lake. “The company’s vision and initiatives for their seniors, associates and family members are not just a nice idea; rather, their commitment to core values and the effort put forth in bringing them to life every day is evident in every interaction.  It is an absolute honor to be a part of a vision so focused on changing the scope of what senior care should be.”

Architected by LifeBuilt Architecture, Market Street Memory Care Residence East Lake features an inviting and purposeful design, including spacious accommodations, abundant natural lighting, internal courtyards with lush gardens, circular walkways, and visual cueing. This specialized care community boasts extraordinary central gathering spaces in Market Plaza, an active, “outdoor” streetscape complete with Newsstand, Art Gallery, Bakery, Salon and Spa, and Post Office caringly designed to welcome family and friends.

Watercrest Senior Living Group specializes in the development and operations management of assisted living and memory care communities and the growth of servant leaders.


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