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Christina Turkewycz

Christina Turkewycz

Christina Turkewycz, CTRS, CMP 

Life Enrichment and Dementia Services Manager: Keller Lake Campus

Christina.Turkewycz@clarkretirement.org

Part of the Clark family since 2015 

About her role:

Christina provides support to families and staff for dementia care best practices and education. She also oversees the Life Enrichment team for Assisted Living at the Keller Lake Campus. Christina focuses on meeting individual needs through person-centered living approaches and developing positive relationships with residents to understand their strengths, abilities, interests to build a meaningful life. She also works closely with the interdisciplinary team and other therapies to provide a well-rounded approach to care for residents.

What Christina loves most about Clark:
The meaningful relationships they have all created with residents and staff keeps her excited to come to work every day. She also loves Clark’s strong foundation in the person-centered approach.

Background, Certifications & Awards:

  • B.S. in Therapeutic Recreation with a minor in Aging and Adult Life from Grand Valley State University
  • Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist
  • Certified Montessori Practitioner
  • Dementia Champion for Dementia Friendly Michigan
  • Speaker at the American Therapeutic Recreation Association National Conference in 2018

Favorite color:
Light blue

Hobbies:
Spending time with family and friends, kickboxing, exploring new places, hiking, and most importantly watching all University of Michigan sports.