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THE LEGACY WILLOW BEND NAMES MARILYN ISRAEL EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
“We are pleased to welcome Marilyn as our new executive director,” said Ellentuck. “She has extensive leadership experience and is highly knowledgeable in the senior living industry. We are excited to have her join our team and help us continue to give our members and residents the best possible living and care environment possible.”
Israel is a recognized leader with more than 25 years of experience in health care, human services and senior housing. She joins The Legacy Willow Bend from Jewish Home/Jewish Senior Living Group in San Francisco where she served as the executive director and then as the director of strategic projects, working with a team of professionals on the redevelopment of the Jewish Home Campus. Previously, she served as the executive director for Kahala Nui, a $180 million not-for-profit CCRC in Honolulu, Hawaii. Israel was also the vice president of operations for Balfour Senior Care in Louisville, Colorado, and served as the executive director for The Lodge at Balfour and Balfour Retirement Community.
“I am honored to be a part of The Legacy Willow Bend team,” said Israel. “My vision is to create a community where members, their families and our staff continue to grow and flourish in the outstanding environment that is The Legacy Willow Bend. The Legacy Senior Communities has served seniors for 60 years, and I believe it is important for me to bridge the gap between the company’s amazing history, and the exciting plans we have for our future.”
The Legacy Willow Bend, Plano’s first and only life care retirement community, is situated on a 28-acre site at Spring Creek Parkway between Preston Road and Ohio Drive. The Legacy Willow Bend offers resort-style services and amenities for active, independent seniors, as well as all levels of health care services on-site. The community features 103 independent living apartment homes, 12 custom independent living villas, 40 assisted living apartment homes, 18 memory support suites, and 60 private skilled healthcare suites.
The Legacy Willow Bend is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit retirement community owned by parent company, The Legacy Senior Communities, Inc. The Legacy Willow Bend, the only Jewish-sponsored life care retirement community in Texas, is open to people of all faiths. For information, call (972) 468-6208, or visit www.thelegacyWB.org.