Chris Simons

Chris Simons

Chris Simons

Dementia and Life Enrichment Consultant
chris.simons@clarkretirement.org

 

Part of the Clark family since 2002

About her role:
In this role, Chris is responsible for memory care program development. She oversees a team that provides dementia education and support to residents, families and the Clark staff. She is Clark’s champion for person-centered care that emphasizes resident choice, independence and preserves the self-worth of all residents. Chris also mentors life enrichment staff and promotes program excellence through forward-thinking, cutting-edge programming.

What Chris loves most about Clark:
The spirit of caring for each otherresidents and staff.

Background, Certifications & Awards:

  • BS in Recreation and Psychology, minor in Religion, Central Michigan University
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
  • Certified Montessori Practitioner
  • Master Dementia Friends Trainer
  • Mentor of the Year: Leading Age/Michigan 2019
  • Central Michigan University Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services Alumni of the Year Award

Favorite color:
Ocean blue

Hobbies:
Kayaking, camping, and enjoying time with friends, family, and her dogs!