BATON ROUGE, La., December 5, 2016 – Blake Management Group is pleased to announce that Regina Hatcher will join the company and serve as executive director of its newest senior living community, The Blake at The Grove. A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Hatcher is no stranger to the area, as she has lived in the area since graduating from LSU with a degree in Medical Technology. Her astute sense of southern hospitality will certainly make Blake’s independent, assisted living and memory care residents will feel right at home.
Hatcher brings over eleven years of experience in senior living, having served the past five and a half years as the Executive Director at Sunrise of Baton Rouge. Her resume also includes senior positions at both Lakewood Quarters Assisted Living and Sage Rehabilitation Hospital. Hatcher’s credentials include passing Executive Director Level course and exam approved through the Louisiana Assisted Living Association and the Louisiana Department of Health.
Hatcher has volunteered and served on numerous, relevant community boards to include the Junior League of Baton Rouge, Alzheimer’s Association, and the Louisiana Assisted Living Association. She was recognized by Alzheimer’s Services of the Capital area with its prestigious Rosemary Award.
Mississippi-based CR Properties and Cardinal Ventures joined to develop the community that will feature suites designed for comfortable, safe, and enjoyable senior living. The 111 independent living and 67 assisted living floor plan options include two-bedroom, one-bedroom and studio suites. An adjoining Memory Care support facility focusing on Alzheimer’s and dementia care will feature an additional 35 suites specifically designed to provide a home-like environment where those residents feel safe and free of frustrations.
Blake Management Group (BMG) is a privately owned senior living management company which operates all Blake communities with the goal to ensure residents receive the best care in every market they serve. With locations in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and South Carolina, Blake’s managed communities blend modern Southern sensibilities with compassionate care. Blake communities are staffed by a licensed Nurse 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and wellness programs incorporate customized care plans for each resident. Also, The Blake takes pride in delivering upscale restaurant-style dining experiences with highly trained chefs and food prepared purposefully for seniors. Other amenities provided by the concierge-style approach of The Blake include housekeeping and scheduled transportation services, a swimming pool and indoor spa, media and card rooms, a fitness center and yoga studio, an onsite chapel, full-service salon, and the Blake’s signature Active Living program.
The Blake and Blake Management Group are deeply rooted in hospitality. “Regina will perfectly integrate into our team of leaders with broad experience in both senior living and the hospitality industries,” said Jeremy Cole, BMG’s CEO. “She has so much to offer our residents in this brand new, state-of-the-art community with its extensive offerings.”
“My favorite part of working with seniors is interacting with my residents,” said Hatcher. “It is the best way to put a smile on my face.” “But to be able to do so in such a beautiful, resort-like community in this town I’ve called home makes me truly feel blessed,” she added.
The Blake at The Grove is expected to open in the summer of 2017. A sales office will open on site in December, 2016. Additional information is available via www.blakeatthegrove.com or a representative is available via 225-424-6714.