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Women of Distinction 2020: Amy Silva-Magalhaes

Continuing our interview series with 2020 McKnight’s Women of Distinction honorees, Amy Silva-Magalhaes, senior vice president of operations at Maplewood Senior Living, shares when she knew the eldercare field was right for her, who her mentors have been, the biggest surprise of her career, her biggest accomplishment, the best part of her day, where she believes the senior living industry is headed, advice for those interested in the field, and what it means to be a McKnight’s Women of Distinction.

One on One with McKnight’s

PARTNER CONTENT: Rapid point-of-care antigen testing is important whether you’re the biggest operator in the area or the smallest. Hear how Jenny Wirt, the administrator at Danville Care Center in Danville, IA, and her colleagues fended off COVID-19 for months and then put residents, family members and staff members at ease with rapid testing. Danville Care Center is one of the more than 12,000 nursing homes around the country seeing the benefits of using the BD Veritor Plus System rapid, point-of-care diagnostic test.

One on One with McKnight’s

PARTNER CONTENT: Senior living and care operators can battle the coronavirus threat even better by watching this special One on One with McKnight’s video interview with BD Integrated Diagnostics Solutions Worldwide Medical Director for Molecular Diagnostics Jeff Andrews, M.D. BD’s Veritor-Plus rapid point-of-care antigen testing device is in more than 11,000 nursing homes around the country and has the potential to make a huge difference in dealing with COVID-19.

Vassar Byrd talking

Women of Distinction 2020: Vassar Byrd

Vassar Byrd, CEO of Rose Villa, Portland, OR, shares when she knew the eldercare field was right for her, the biggest surprise of her career, the best part of her day, her biggest accomplishment and the advice she has for people considering entering long-term care.

Wendy Nowokunski speaking

Women of Distinction 2020: Wendy Nowokunski

Wendy Nowokunski, president and co-founder of Northbridge Companies, talks about her mentors, when she knew eldercare was right for her, the advice she would give those interested in the field, the best part of her day, and what it means to her to be a Women of Distinction honoree.

Katie Potter speaking

Women of Distinction 2020: Katie Potter

Five Star Senior Living President and CEO Katherine “Katie” Potter shares when she knew eldercare was right for her, the best part of her day, the biggest surprise of her career and her advice to people entering the field.

Women of Distinction 2020: Cindy Baier

Brookdale Senior Living President, CEO and Chairman Lucinda “Cindy” Baier shares how providers can improve diversity, advice she has for those deciding whether to enter the profession, how COVID-19 will change senior living, the best part of her day, who her mentors have been, and when she knew that senior living was the right field for her.

Women of Distinction 2020: Erika Gennari

Erika Gennari, director of marketing for Commonwealth Senior Living, shares when she knew senior living was the right career choice for her, advice she has for women thinking about entering the senior living profession, how she believes the industry will be affected by COVID-19 in the long term, her biggest accomplishment and the importance of mentors.

Women of Distinction 2020: Jaclyn Pritchett

Jaclyn Pritchett, vice president of human resources – field operations at Brookdale Senior Living, shares her biggest accomplishment, the best part of her day, the biggest surprise of her career and her advice to young professionals.

Lori Alford speaking

Women of Distinction 2019: Lori Alford

2019 McKnight’s Women of Distinction Hall of Honor inductee Lori Alford, chief operating officer at Avanti Senior Living, discusses her mentors and career challenges, what makes a strong female leader, and the best part of her day.

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