About Christenson Communities
Christenson Communities is redefining what it means to 'Age in Place'. Our award winning Communities are a great fit to meet the lifestyle needs of today's Active Adults or for those who desire Retirement Living.
Christenson Communities offers a lifestyle that is worry-free, comfortable, fun, active and social. Christenson staff are friendly, caring professionals. Our first priorities are your quality of life and helping you feel healthy and happy. We help you achieve this by focusing on four areas - individual choice, active aging, living well and lifelong learning,
Whether you require independent living, supportive living, or assisted living lifestyle options, Christenson Communities is here to provide the best quality senior care and home care services. Christenson Communities practices "Wellness Principles" which include exercise and social interaction to encourage active and healthy living to improve our residents' satisfaction and their overall quality of life.
Christenson Communities has over 1,500 Retirement Living Suites located in Edmonton, Sherwood Park, St. Albert, Red Deer, Lacombe and Rocky Mountain House. Many of these Communities are integrated into Christenson's innovative "Urban Village" concept. These sustainable communities are planned with the future in mind, and offer active adults a choice of housing styles in a centrally located village with shopping, transit, and professional services situated around public parks and linear walkways.
The Christenson Communities Team
Lyn Krutzfeldt, CEO
Lyn Krutzfeldt is Chief Executive Officer of Christenson Communities. She brings more than 20 years of leadership experience in senior living, health care, and long-term care to guide Christenson Communities in expanding its leadership presence in the Seniors Housing Industry.
|Devin Gray, Director, Sales and Marketing|
Mr. Gray oversees the Sales & Marketing Department for Christenson Communities in the Edmonton area and Central Alberta.
Previously, Mr. Gray spent 26 years in Sales and Management in the Broadcast Media industry. In that time, Mr. Gray managed, coached and mentored various sales teams, and led them to consistent success in one of the most competitive and demanding media markets in Canada.
A passionate team builder and communicator, Mr. Gray is dedicated to a Customer First Approach, and is committed to delivering a positive experience to everyone who visits a Christenson Community. Each visitor will receive first class treatment and provided with all the information they need to ensure they arre able to make an informed decision when considering a Christenson Community as their future residence.
|Melody Brackenbury, VP, Clinical Quality and Education|
Ms. Brackenbury leads the professional development and education efforts for clinical staff at Christenson Communities. She is responsible for clinical education as well as quality assurance, nursing leadership and mentorship programs.
Prior to joining Christenson, Ms. Brackenbury was a clinical educator and auditor for Alberta Health Services specializing in educational in-services and quality assurance in assisted living communities.
Her diverse clinical background encompasses critical care, cardiac sciences, general medicine, pediatrics, and surgical nursing.
Ms. Brackenbury attended Grant MacEwan University and University of Alberta for her Nursing degree and she is currently pursuing a degree in Health & Business Administration.
Stacey Schaffer, Director of Human Resources
A seasoned CHRP, Ms. Schaffer is responsible for the development, delivery and management of effective human resources programs that align with corporate objectives.
Stephen Blackie, Exective Director - Bedford Village
Mr. Blackie ensures our growing Bedford Village Community im Sherwood Park effectively meets the needs of over 100 Independent Living residents by focusing on resident satisfaction and personal service.
Glen McGrath, Executive Director - Citadel Village
Mr. McGrath is the Executive Director for the urban village seniors’ community of Citadel Mews East and West, located in the vibrant city of St. Albert, Alberta.
Isabelle Settle, Executive Director - Central Zone (Lacombe, Rocky Mountain House, Red Deer)
Ms. Settle is the Executive Director for Central Alberta, managng 3 communities: Royal Oak Village in Lacombe, The Ravines @ Park Avenue in Rocky Mountain House and Timbertsone Mews in Red Deer. She is dedicated to the continuing development and growth of 381 suites in Central Zone.