At The Wellington our highly experienced and passionate team of professionals are dedicated to serving the needs of our residents, families and staff in a comfortable home environment. At The Wellington our emphasis is on living and providing a board range of services to live comfortably and meet our residents changing needs throughout the years. We look forward to showing you all that The Wellington has to offer.
Kayla Nance is the Executive Director at the Alton Memory Care & the Wellington Senior Living. Her prior experience includes project and program management, researching quality improvements for services and supports for individuals with disabilities. Kayla has worked within the memory care community and has served as a senior companion to residents.
Why the field of senior services? “I am passionate about providing quality care for every individual and family that I have the honor of working with. I firmly believe that every individual, no matter what age or stage of life, has something to contribute and adds value to this world. ”
Life Enrichment Director
Michael Jump is the Life Enrichment Director at the Alton Memory Care & the Wellington Senior Living. He holds a degree in Recreation Management with a Certification in Healthcare Administration. His prior experience includes managing daily senior living activities in a variety of settings from Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living, & Independent Living Communities. Michael oversees the Life Enrichment Department managing a team providing engaging quality activities for your loved ones.
Why the field of senior services? “I love working with people, especially seniors, making them smile, laugh, while providing experiences that continue to provide quality of life at all stages of aging. I always say that I feel like a cruise ship director for a cruise that never leaves port.”
General Manager - Dining Services
Debbie Graves is the General Manager for Dining Services at the Wellington Senior Living and the Alton Memory Care. She is passionate about bringing people together with good food. Debbie’s management experience includes quick service restaurants and health care kitchens serving customers, patients, residents safe and delicious meals.
Why the field of senior services? “Food is the common denominator for us all. I feel like I am serving my family each time I hand a meal to a resident. I know that I am making a difference in your loved one’s life because I treat them like they are my family. Right now, more than ever, they look forward to the knock on the door. I am as excited to see them as they are to see me.”
Director of Health Care Services