Atria Rye Brook Senior Living Services
Introducing this week’s Featured Friend of On The Mend…Barbara Davis!! I’ve had the pleasure of working with Barbara 4+ years and enjoy every collaboration!
What does Atria do?
Atria Rye Brook provides a life of relaxed luxury for active adults. As a private-pay senior living community, we offer a variety of amenities that set us apart from other Westchester independent living communities.
What is your role Atria Rye Brook?
Before Atria what was the most unusual or interesting job you’ve ever had?
Raising kids..and I still am!
How do you balance your career at Atria and family?
Atria is my extended family so work is home.
What do you find the most challenging at Atria?
Not getting too emotionally attached to every single resident. It’s challenging because I’m so close to everyone.
What do you like most about Atria?
I LOVE the residents and their families. Learning the lives and history of the residents is an absolute education, daily. I also have an awesome staff!
What have you gained working at Atria?
Greater perspective, patience & gratitude for the lives we get to live.
What is your proudest moment thus far at Atria?
With the challenges of Covid, I’m so proud to work for a company that works so hard to keep their residents, property & staff healthy & safe.
What would people never guess you do in your role?
I’m always cleaning, taking temperatures, & this past year…administering covid tests!
What would you do (for a career) if you weren’t doing this?
I’d love to travel the world and volunteer helping underprivileged societies. Specifically women & children.
Where do you see yourself in 5 years?
Where is your favorite place to eat?
You’re happiest when?
Anytime I’m with my kids.