Meet Our Team at Belle Reve Senior Living
Meredith received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Rowan University and her Master of Health Administration from Centenary University. Meredith is passionate about working with seniors and has worked with this population for over 9 years. She enjoys assisting residents and their families to make a smooth transition to Belle Reve and continuing to serve them during their stay. She resides in her hometown of Branchville, New Jersey. Meredith is a proud Boston Red Sox fan and enjoys reading and traveling.
Business Office Manager
Julie has worked in the health care management field for over 25 years. Her vast experience and knowledge with services related to health care operations, business office and human resources are a benefit for Belle Reve residents, families and staff. She grew up in Minnesota so loves anything to do with the outdoors. Life with her husband, kids, grandkids and being an officer in her local Elks Lodge keeps her busy.
Director of Rehabilitation
Chris is the rehabilitation director at Belle Reve. The members of the therapy team are employees of Prime Rehabilitation Services Inc. and have had the great pleasure of providing therapy services at Belle Reve Senior Living for well over a decade. Before becoming a therapist, Chris spent eight years on active duty in the United States Coast Guard. He then transitioned to the USCG Reserve component in 2007. He will retire in 2020 from USCG Station Sandy Hook in New Jersey as a Senior Enlisted Reserve Advisor. After relisting into the Reserves, Chris graduated with honors from the Occupational Therapy Assistant program at SUNY Orange in 2009. Shortly after graduation, he achieved National Board Certification as an occupational therapy assistant. Chris started his career working as a staff clinician in the geriatric community at Belle Reve Senior Living. We are fortunate to have been blessed to have him on our team over the last 10 years.
Director of Dining Services
Bill found his love for cooking in the U.S. Navy. After leaving the Navy, Bill attended the Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, New York. Bill started working in health care in 1987. He has been the director of Dining Services at Belle Reve since 2006. Bill is married with three children and has two grandchildren.
Patty has more than 28 years of experience in the healthcare field, the last 16 years as a Recreation Director. Patty's ability to connect with people and establish lasting relationships has made it easy for her to enrich the lives of the elderly population by adding “life” to their daily lives. She is a true people person, devoting her life to caring for others. Patty taught for over 9 years after having two children, in a small Parochial school in Middletown, NY and ran the Middletown Soccer League for many seasons. Patty lives here in Milford, PA and enjoys gardening, exercise, music, shopping, barbeques, bonfires, her little pink house in Montauk, and spending time with her family, friends and two dogs.
Memory Care Director
Simone found her passion for helping others many years before beginning her time in the healthcare setting. After a successful 20-year career in the NYC Department of Corrections, Simone began nursing school and is currently working to become a registered nurse. Simone has transcending compassion and a calling as a caregiver for seniors, but especially for folks with dementia. She has been a Milford resident for twelve years. Simone is very active in her church. She loves to sing at her church, has her biblical studies certificate, and likes to spend her free time volunteering in the local community.