For many team members at our active senior living communities, their work is their vocation. Their commitment to serving others is what has drawn them to join the Presby’s Inspired Life team, and it is what inspires them to give so selflessly. Their efforts sustain Presby’s promise to provide exceptional living experiences for adults 62 and better. Captured below are just a few of the many amazing stories about Presby’s Inspired Life team members.

October 4, 2018

Moving Up and Making an Impact

  Senior Housing Manager Nyhema Thomas has made an impression on numerous communities and residents during her 15 years with Presby. Nyhema Thomas doesn’t even have to look at a chart or a spreadsheet or at any other program on her phone or computer. She knows the name and room number of each of the […]

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August 15, 2018

Jackie Harvey and Israel Anderson bring creativity, innovation to Tioga

  Jackie and Israel team up to bring new, exciting enrichment opportunities each day to Tioga’s residents. The elevator beeps as it reaches the ground floor at Tioga Apartments and the steel doors push open. When the short ride downstairs reaches its final destination, there’s already a commotion and hearty laughs coming from Tioga’s nearby […]

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July 23, 2018

Partners in Caring program allowing Presby Team Members to give back across all communities

The successful program allows Presby Team Members the opportunity to contribute to and support residents beyond their everyday roles.   When you walk through the doors of a Presby community, you aren’t just seeing or chatting with a resident or a team member. You are meeting a member of our family – the Presby family. […]

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July 19, 2018

Several Presby Affordable Housing Managers earn Quadel Housing Certifications

A number of managers in Presby’s Inspired Life’s Affordable Housing communities recently saw their hard work pay off as they completed their Quadel Housing Certifications. The following managers received their certifications in the following categories: Quadel Low Income Housing Tax Credit Compliance: Shawn Dickerson, Senior Housing Manager – Lindley Court Apartments Kiyaa Moody, Senior Housing […]

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July 17, 2018

Brenda Torres-Wells bringing imagination to life each day at Rosemont

Rosemont’s Life Enrichment Director pulls from a variety of professional and life experiences to bring new ideas and a vibrant spirit to residents and fellow team members each day. Brenda Torres-Wells has always had a keen eye and the passion to assist in the community around her, no matter where it may be. As a […]

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June 22, 2018

Presby COO Tama Carey named LeadingAge PA’s 2018 Paul P. Haas Lifetime Achievement Award recipient

Presby’s Inspired Life Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Tama Carey was honored Thursday evening by LeadingAge PA as the 2018 recipient of the prestigious Paul P. Haas Lifetime Achievement Award during a gala in Hershey, Pennsylvania. This prestigious award recognizes an individual for service and commitment to those 62 and better. LeadingAge PA, […]

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May 18, 2018

Presby’s 3rd annual Day of Inspiration engages communities, makes difference throughout Philadelphia

Presby team members, residents and civic leaders collaborated to give back to local neighborhoods. Presby’s third annual Day of Inspiration and its volunteer efforts made a difference all throughout the Philadelphia area on Friday. Residents, team members and volunteers donated their time and skills to events and activities held throughout various Presby communities. Created by […]

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April 11, 2018

Presby team members honored during 2018 Distinguished Service Awards

Team members from across all of Presby’s communities were recognized and honored during the annual awards ceremony. This past Monday, Presby’s Inspired Life held its annual Distinguished Service Awards, which honor team members for their continued passion and dedication in making all of Presby’s communities an exceptional place to live. This year saw 33 team […]

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November 28, 2017

Aaron Stallworth’s Presby picture speaks louder than words

An avid photographer, Tioga's Aaron Stallworth has worked hard to develop an impressive career path in Presby's Affordable Housing program.

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April 20, 2017


PRESBY TEAM MEMBER NOTEBOOK: DIFFERENT ROLES, SAME INSPIRING MISSION Broomall’s Ronald Williams, Rosemont’s Sandra Allen and Spring Mill’s Jose Montanez are all valued team members whose exceptional service to Presby was recently recognized. Broomall’s Ronald Williams Ronald Williams has always been a handy person with the keen ability to fix most problems that may arise. […]

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April 3, 2017

Following her passion: Carla Berryman sets the bar for exceptional service at Rosemont

Rosemont social services coordinator Carla Berryman feels working hand in hand with Rosemont’s residents is something she was always meant to do.

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March 31, 2017

A leader, a listener, a friend: Arlishia Fields’ door is always open at Jackson Place

Arlishia Fields’ feeling she would become a Presby team member one day was true. And as the senior housing manager at South Philly’s Jackson Place, she values communication with residents.

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March 29, 2017

Anything to help: Broomall’s Kim Winton goes above and beyond for residents

The professional life of a social worker can be challenging, but Broomall’s Kim Winton gives her all for all of Broomall’s residents.

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March 24, 2017

Team Member Profile: Ruth James, ‘The Mother of 58th Street’

The 58th Street Campus is Presby’s Inspired Life’s Affordable Housing Oasis in Southwest Philadelphia, and Ruth James is the hard-working leader of it all.

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March 23, 2017

The time is theirs: Broomall’s Jada McKenzie puts residents first

Bromall’s staffing coordinator Jada McKenzie wears many different hats, all for the purpose of helping residents to the best of her abilities.

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March 22, 2017

37 years of fresh perspectives: Pat Marshall’s journey with Presby’s Inspired Life

Pat Marshall started with Presby’s Inspired Life 37 years ago. And while titles and roles change, Pat remains a guiding light and mentor to her fellow team members.

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February 28, 2017

Team Member Profile: Eric Sodano finds his perfect fit at Mantua Apartments

Eric Sodano has always wanted to help others in his hometown of Philadelphia. As Social Services Coordinator at Mantua, he’s the residents’ go-to guy.

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February 16, 2017

Married to the job: Renee and Michael Martin’s bond extends to Presser/Nugent

Renee and Michael Martin have been together 27 years, married for 17 and together they manage Presby’s Presser/Nugent Apartments in Philadelphia’s Mount Airy section.

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December 1, 2016

Presby’s Inspired Life’s Tameata Jordan named IREM Delaware Valley’s CPM Candidate of the Year Award winner

Presby’s Inspired Life Assistant Director of Housing Tameata Jordan was recognized as the chapter’s Certified Property Manager of the Year.

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June 17, 2016

Partners In Caring

My participation in Partners in Caring is a meaningful way in which I extend my service to Presby in order to impact an even greater number of lives for the better.

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May 12, 2016

Celebrating Nurses Week: Meet Christa of Spring Mill

In celebration of Nurses Week, Presby’s Inspired Life is sharing the stories of some of the many, amazing nurses that work in our communities.

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May 11, 2016

Celebrating Nurses Week: Meet Claire of Rydal Park

In celebration of Nurses Week, Presby’s Inspired Life is sharing the stories of some of the many, amazing nurses that work in our communities.

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May 10, 2016

Celebrating Nurses Week: Meet Venecia of Broomall

In celebration of Nurses Week, Presby’s Inspired Life is sharing the stories of some of the many, amazing nurses that work in our communities.

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November 30, 2015

Presby Profile: The Rev. Tom Summers

The Rev. Tom Summers has more than 20 years’ experience in pastoral ministry, including six years as chaplain and bereavement counselor in hospice care.

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June 19, 2015

Rydal Park CNA Wins Statewide Award for Outstanding Service

Terrina Reed, CNA at Rydal Park, was awarded the 2015 Distinguished Service Award from LeadingAge PA, a trade association representing Pennsylvania not-for-profit organizations that provide housing, healthcare and community services primarily to the elderly, at the organization’s annual conference in Hershey, PA on June 17.

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June 24, 2014

Chef’s Corner – Shad En Papillole

Spring is in the air so why not add a little of it to your table with this spring-inspired recipe from our very own Iron Chef winner, Executive Chef David Stolzfus?

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