Stacy ComerStacy Cromer, a long term care professional with more than 15 years in administration, has been appointed vice president of Life Care Centers of America’s central division.

The announcement is made by Beecher Hunter, Life Care president, who said Cromer brings a strong focus on outstanding customer service.

Leadership of the entire central division is a promotion for Cromer. She presently serves as vice president of the Hoosier Region, but she has prior experience in a similar position with the Crossroads Region.

The central division consists of 34 skilled nursing facilities in Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.

Cromer said she welcomes the opportunity “to continue building the reputation for excellence in quality of care in the division and providing customer service that meets and exceeds the expectations of our residents and their families.”

“Stacy’s leadership skills and professional experience make her the right choice for this important position in our company,” Hunter said. “Even more, she is driven by a heart for the people she serves and the team members she leads.”

Aaron FeinsteinAaron Feinstein, an acclaimed film and theater director and arts educator, has joined The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, N.Y., a 275-unit luxury seniors housing residence, as director of the People, Arts & Culture Team.

Feinstein will lead the People, Arts & Culture Team in providing warm, welcoming, and enriching experiences for the residents of The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights. The People, Arts, & Culture program will provide inclusive programming that will build the community and support the engagement of all of Watermark's members.

The team will curate exceptional content from the many talented thought leaders, performers, and influencers in and around New York City and will connect to the international knowledge, events, programs, and flavors that make the city center-stage of the world.

“Watermark is a leader in the development of transformative senior living residences offering an extraordinary lifestyle by supporting not only physical and intellectual health but also emotional and spiritual well-being. The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights will provide seniors in the New York City market with access to world-class arts and culture through programs specifically curated to meet their interests,” said The Watermark at Brooklyn Height’s Executive Director Rocco Bertini.

Exceptional on-site live music events and theatrical performances open to residents and their families will be supplemented by intimate arts and music classes adapted to meet the needs of every resident. A full schedule of stimulating outings will include visits to museums, Broadway and local theater performances, cultural events, and natural settings throughout the New York City area.

“My passion is the development of programs specifically tailored to provide all audiences, regardless of their abilities, with access to arts and culture, and I look forward to creating stimulating content for the members of The Watermark at Brooklyn Heights,” said Feinstein.  

Steve WinterRetirement Unlimited (RUI) has promoted Steve Winter to vice president of plant operations for the Roanoke, Va.-based family-owned senior living community management company. In this role, Winter will be responsible for ensuring the highest quality physical plant and environmental services for all RUI communities, as well as collaborate and coordinate with new development and renovation initiatives.

Winter began his career in the United States Navy serving as an operation specialist for 13 years. In 1999, he joined Bay Lake Community to assist in the opening of the new RUI community in Virginia Beach, Va. He served as the environmental services director responsible for the maintenance and housekeeping departments.

In 2005, Winter acquired the responsibility of director of dietary services in addition to his current role. In 2007, he was promoted to corporate director of plant services, tasking him with the responsibility of conducting quarterly maintenance audits, preparing all RUI communities for HUD/REAC inspections, and assisting with capital expenditures and renovations.

In 2016, under the leadership of Doris-Ellie Sullivan, president of RUI, Winter was promoted to serve as the corporate director of plant operations and assisted in an expansion plan, including the building of five additional communities and renovation projects at all existing communities.

“My goal is to offer continued support of our growth and serve our residents and communities by doing my part to provide a lifestyle our residents have earned and deserve,” said Winter.