This picturesque water location in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, offers an abundance of opportunities to take walks, bike, fish or enjoy the many activities, dining and retail venues surrounding the lake.
GRAND LIVING AT LAKE LORRAINE
2815 South Westlake Drive, Sioux Falls, SD 57106
- Well-appointed rental residences in sizes ranging from studio up to 2 bedroom with den.
- A variety of dining venues including formal dining, casual dining, a bistro, private dining and a club room.
- A performance theater providing theatrical, musical and lifelong learning programs.
- An engaging wellness center and spa featuring indoor pool, exercise studio, offices for rotating medical providers, and a full service salon.
- A Library and Grand Lounge, Woodworking Shop, Chapel and Meditation Center, Pet Grooming Center, Piano and Instrumental Practice Rooms.
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MEET OUR GRAND LIVING AT LAKE LORRAINE TEAM
With more than 15 years of experience in the industry, Jane has dedicated her career to successfully leading residents, families and teams at Senior Living communities in the Sioux Falls area. Jane possesses undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Journalism, and graduate degrees in Public Health Leadership, as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration with an emphasis in Healthcare. Jane is actively involved in the Sioux Falls community, primarily with The Rotary Club of Downtown Sioux Falls, where she will serve as Club President in 2020. During her career, Jane has committed to serving as an advocate for providing the best possible environment for seniors, including ensuring fine dining, first-rate health care services, and ongoing opportunities for wellness and recreation.
“I consider it a great honor to be part of the Grand Living community, and to work with our Team to carry out the Sterling Touch, ensuring the highest level of service for all who we encounter.”
Sales and Marketing
As a Sioux Falls native, Kelly brings more than 20 years of professional healthcare-related experience in the areas of sales and marketing, consulting, and management to Grand Living at Lake Lorraine. With both a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degree with a Communications specialty, she has become an active board member of the South Dakota Parkinson Foundation and member of the Coalition on Aging Sioux Falls. During her career, 10 years has been dedicated to working in the field of senior living, where she has worked diligently with hundreds of older adults and their families, exploring their options in selecting appropriate care services and communities in which to live.
“The longer I work in this profession, the more passionate I become in working closely with older adults and their families as they begin this new and important chapter in their lives. I’m especially excited to work with Grand Living whose culture exemplifies ‘Your Life. Uniquely Embraced.'”
Sales and Marketing
Jill is a University of Iowa graduate and has worked in sales and marketing since 2012. Originally from Iowa, she moved to Sioux Falls in 2012 and began her journey with Grand Living in January 2017. Jill is grateful to work in a community that embraces and values the uniqueness of each individual we serve.
“Working in senior living is the most rewarding career. Most seniors have lived full and fascinating lives. I feel fortunate to learn from their knowledge, stories and experiences. Their memories can give us a wonderful insight into a different time and can help us to understand more about history as well as the human experience over time.”
Sales and Marketing
Lisa was born and raised in Sioux Falls and has watched the city grow and prosper over the past several decades. She graduated from Lincoln High School and the University of South Dakota. Spending the past 20 years in health-related sales and marketing has given her an understanding of the growing need for senior living in the community. Coming to Grand Living has brought the best of both worlds together for Lisa, who is able to utilize her skill set while being in an environment that continues to benefit the senior generation. Lisa lives with her husband, daughter, and son in southeastern Sioux Falls. She is active in many school and community functions and enjoys giving back.
“People save for retirement all their lives. Retirement is a time to give back to themselves and enjoy a beautiful environment with tasty food, entertainment, and activities. I am proud to be part of something that gives to a generation that is so deserving.”
JOY BACKES, RN
Director of Health and Wellness
A native of Northwest Arkansas, Joy brings an extensive working healthcare background with her as the Director of Health and Wellness at Grand Living at Lake Lorraine. Joy has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from South Dakota State University and a Bachelor of Biology from York College in York, Nebraska. She has more than 17 years of experience in a variety of positions, including manager of a home health agency, charge nurse of a med-surg trauma unit, and emergency room nurse. Over these years Joy has obtained many certifications (PALS, ACLS, TNCC, CPI) and has become board-certified in med-surg. Throughout her healthcare career, she has advocated for the best patient/resident care possible using the most efficient and effective methods. She has dedicated herself to ensuring that all patients and residents receive the most outstanding care, not to just restore quality of life, but to enhance it. In her spare time, Joy loves to travel and is involved in women’s league softball and basketball, volunteers at her daughter’s school and coaches her daughter’s various activities. She also loves to volunteer at local community events.
Born and raised in South Dakota, Mary has a strong compassion for serving people in her community. With a 23-year background in healthcare, she displays the ability to understand and empathize in her ongoing relationships with residents. Prior to her journey into healthcare, Mary spent 20 years in sales for Time Warner/Reader’s Digest. Her outgoing personality enables her to carry on a conversation with anyone, and her integrity and always-positive attitude allows her to work on a personal level with each and every resident at Grand Living.
Marketing Transition Support Coordinator
LISA KUHNS, LPN