Aldersgate is a nonprofit actively involved in redefining and shaping the future of senior living. Our campus is an unmatched 231-acre wooded campus in proximity to rich urban amenities and culture. We are a community of diverse yet like-minded individuals, who enjoy the peace and beauty of a natural campus surrounded by eclectic neighborhoods and cultural attractions.
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Meet the staff and learn more about the services provided at Aldersgate United Methodist Retirement Community, a not-for-profit retirement community located on 227 acres just ten minutes from uptown Charlotte, N.C.!
oh hi you must be one of our new residents I'm Randi cook and welcome to Aldersgate i'm the facility services and safety manager and have been here since 1989 my primary responsibilities include campus safety and security and facilities maintenance you the residents are the heart of what we do here my staff and I are committed to ensuring that our community is always safe and secure and to deliver our services with exceptional customer service we are on the job 24 hours a day 7 days a week to serve you many of our managers are waiting to meet you as a matter of fact why don't you stop by the dock where Suzanne our president is waiting to meet you see you on the way out hello and welcome to Aldersgate it is my honor and privilege to be the president of this wonderful organization I'm thrilled that you've chosen Aldersgate is your new home and I hope that you'll take advantage of all of the wonderful opportunities that we have to offer here in these first few months take your time experience what you choose whether it's taking a class on writing your memoirs attending a Vespers service a workout in the body shop or a trip to the peach farm you decide which element of Aldersgate speaks to your special talents interests and gifts I love talking to residents so grab me in the hall catch me in the dining room or come on up to my office if you'd like any time bring me your comments your questions and your wonderful ideas my extension is 7 0 6 7 my cell number is 7 0 4 6 2 2 0 3 3 0 please feel free to use that number anytime day or night most of all I hope you enjoy being surrounded by an amazing group of residents and an incredibly dedicated group of staff who are here to serve you so take a few minutes now and meet just a few of these staff who are directly responsible for the operational areas that serve you so again welcome and thank you for choosing Aldersgate hi I'm Kathleen Hendrick and I'm our director of human resources my department is responsible for recruiting exceptional talent to serve the needs of our community providing benefits training and recognition to ensure retention of that talent as part of the Aldersgate team I'm committed to ensuring that the needs of both our staff and residents are met I hope you have a great day and welcome to Aldersgate hi i'm emily nun i'm the chief operating officer here at Aldersgate i'm the healthcare administrator for Parker Terrace assisted living cut person village and Asbury Care Center in addition I oversee the resident and Family Services Department the life enrichment department and salon services we are so glad that you have selected Aldersgate as your home we want your transition to Aldersgate to be as smooth as possible please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions that you might have you may reach me at extension 5 2 3 0 or anytime on my cell phone at 7:04 7-5 6-2 994 I look forward to getting to know you welcome to Aldersgate my name is David hi I am director of environmental services responsible for maintenance grounds housekeeping and security during this time of transition in your move if you need anything regarding those departments or for that matter anything else please be sure to call me David hi at or in an Aldersgate phor and welcome to our family welcome to Aldersgate I'm Ken still and I'm the chief financial officer here you'll be seeing me in various resident meetings around campus but the people you really want to meet are the finance department employees that serve you behind the scenes so settle into your new residence and then come up to the second floor of Wray Hall community center and introduce yourself or call us at we're looking forward to meeting you hello everyone I'm Bob Smith and I'm the director of culinary services here at Aldersgate what a great job myself and the folks in the food service department have we're in charge of all facets of your food service needs the Epworth dining room serves 400 residents and Asbury Care Center serves around the hundred residents we can provide almost anything to address your dietary NEADS we have special diets modified diets and serve most meals in the good old regular way we provide catering services A through Z headed up by an executive chef and a catering manager we can provide all types of service from a simple coffee to a lavish dinner party you can reach me at extension we will be happy to come to your residence and discuss your culinary needs thank you very much and I look forward to meeting you welcome to the pool and spa area at altar state also known as our Fountain of Youth I'm Lauren Trigg the Wellness and activity coordinator we welcome you to join us for any of the classes events or outings offered at altars gates please refer to your monthly and weekly schedules for time and locations my door is always open and I look forward to meeting you my extension is hello everyone I'm Yvette Porterfield and I'm the director of nursing here at Aldersgate my primary responsibilities are to the clinical areas which include Asbury care center the wellness clinic and the assisted living units we are so happy that you have chosen Aldersgate and we look forward to serving you and all of your retirement needs if at any time you'd like to call and talk with me please feel free to do so my extension is 3:05 - and I would love the opportunity to talk with you again thank you for choosing Aldersgate and I look forward to meeting you hi I'm Linda Gemma Sarah I'm a registered nurse on the Epworth side of campus I oversee the day-to-day operations of our assisted living units and the wellness clinic the wellness clinic is located in the Rae Hall complex down the hall from the swimming pool hours of operation are from 8:00 to 5:00 Monday through Friday when the clinic is closed there is always a nurse available to assist you either within Epworth or at Asbury care center emergency care can be obtained by calling extension 7-0 eight-zero 24 hours a day I also oversee our home care program Aldersgate at home this is a service that provides homecare services directly to you by a CNA within your individual apartment please feel free to contact me at 7:04 in the clinic or and I will be pleased to discuss the services offered within the clinic and further describe the Aldersgate at home program welcome to the Aldersgate family I look forward to meeting you soon hi I'm Karen Moore the chaplain here at Aldersgate I have the privilege of offering spiritual support to all residents and independent living assisted living long-term care and Medicare rehab along with alder skates rich Methodist heritage many different religious traditions are now represented here in addition to visiting with residents for spiritual and grief support I lead three worship services on Sundays and one on Wednesdays my number is I'm here Sunday through Thursday and my office is around the corner from the chapel and the fellowship hall near the mailboxes in the beauty parlor please come by or call and leave a message any time I look forward to getting to know you blessings hi welcome to the older skate family I'm Kerry behringer director of resident and family services I not only supervise the other social workers on campus but more importantly I am your social worker if you have questions or special requests but are not sure where to start with my thirty plus years of experience I can help you I am here to assist you in resolving any concerns adjusting to your new environment getting legal documents updated and more bottom line I am your advocate if you need me call all right I am Lorinda Hicklin the one that you call when you need to get the job done an extension five to for maintenance or housekeeping issue thank you and you have a great day makes it nice Lorinda how may I help you hello my name is Bill Harris and I am the director of materials management here at Aldersgate materials management encompasses three areas the purchasing department where we buy store and deliver all medical supplies to the various clinical areas campus-wide second area of materials management is the mailroom the mail is distributed to the residents individual mailboxes every morning we also sell stamps and postage the third area of materials management is our newly upgraded print shop where the majority of the forms used here at Aldersgate are printed should you ever need assistance in any of these areas I can be reached at thanks and I look forward to seeing you hi I'm Laurie Ferg and I'm in their life enrichment department in addition to supporting our activity department I'm responsible for transportation here at Aldersgate we hope you'll join your new neighbors on trips to the symphony shopping day trips and local restaurants we can also arrange to take you to doctor's appointment I can be reached at and I look forward to meeting you hi I'm Laurie hi I manage the beauty barber and spa services here at Aldersgate you can reach us at hi I'm Bryan Hinkle director of information systems at Aldersgate I'm so happy you're here I'm responsible for staff computers and telephones resonant telephones the personal emergency response system the in-house TV channel channel nine and the entire Aldersgate computer network if you need assistance with your personal computer I can put you in touch with the right people please call me at extension for help with your technology needs I look forward to seeing you around campus hi I'm Steve Scott on the site and landscape manager here at Aldersgate you'll see me all over this campus if you have any concerns regarding landscape at the exterior of your house or anything on site just give me a call at extension 5 to10 again the welcome daughter's gate and I see you on the course I hope you've enjoyed meeting our staff today see you around campus you