OVERLAND PARK, KS (February 2, 2015) – Erickson Living today named Jean Landreville the new Executive Director for Tallgrass Creek retirement community in Overland Park, KS. She joined Erickson Living in 2005 and has nearly 20 years of experience in the senior housing and health care industries.
Landreville most recently served as the Executive Director at Greenspring, an Erickson Living community in Springfield, VA. She also served as Associate Executive Director at the following Erickson Living communities: Riderwood in Silver Spring, MD, and Fox Run in Novi, MI. She joined Erickson Living as a Nursing Home Administrator, opening the continuing care neighborhood at Fox Run.
"With her leadership roles at several communities and experience opening a new continuing care building, we believe that Jean Landreville is the ideal leader for Tallgrass Creek," said Chris Emmett, Vice President, Regional Operations, for Erickson Living. "Her knowledge, skills and engaging style of leadership will ensure Tallgrass Creek continues to be a vibrant and exciting place for both residents and employees."
Landreville is a licensed nursing home administrator and received a bachelor's degree in general dietetics from Madonna College. She also received a master's degree in management of aging services from the Erickson School at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County.
About Tallgrass Creek:
Tallgrass Creek currently has 330 residents who moved to the community from Kansas, Missouri, Iowa, Texas, Florida, New York and North Carolina. It expanded its campus in 2014 with the addition of a new residence building, Meadowlark Terrace, with 87 apartment homes.
This expansion followed the prior year's opening of a 104-apartment Continuing Care neighborhood at Tallgrass Creek. The Continuing Care neighborhood offers assisted living, memory care, long-term nursing care, and short-term rehab. It has brought a new Erickson Living Person-Centered Care approach that is said to be unique to the Kansas City market. In addition, it has added 70 health care jobs and has generated more than $1 million in annual economic impact to Johnson County and Overland Park.
Tallgrass Creek is developed and managed by Maryland-based Erickson Living.