Elevating Health and Wellness Standards for Seniors with New Resident Engagement Director, Katherine Wright

by | May 13, 2024 | News, Senior Living

Join us in welcoming Katherine Wright, Director of Resident Engagement, Legacy Retirement Communities.

Western States Lodging and Management’s Legacy Retirement Communities, a leading provider of senior living solutions, is proud to announce the appointment of Katherine Wright as the Director of Resident Engagement. This strategic addition underscores Legacy’s unwavering commitment to fostering holistic well-being among its residents.

In her role, Katherine Wright brings a wealth of experience as a nationally certified and state-licensed recreational therapist, with a decade-long tenure dedicated to enhancing the lives of older adults. With a profound understanding of the unique needs of seniors, Wright has a proven track record of developing tailored programs that promote social, emotional, and physical wellness.

Dave Egbert, Vice President of Operations at Legacy Retirement Communities, expressed enthusiasm about Wright’s appointment, stating, “Katherine is an incredible addition to the Legacy team. Her expertise in recreational therapy and her passion for enriching the lives of seniors align perfectly with our mission of providing exemplary care and fostering meaningful connections within our communities.”

Wright’s accomplishments extend beyond her direct work with residents. She has been a sought-after speaker at various conferences and educational institutions, including the Utah Assisted Living Association Conference and the University of Utah. Her dedication to advancing the field of senior living recreation therapy is further evidenced by her current role as president of the Utah Recreation Therapy Association. Wright also holds the NCTRC Specialization Designation for Older Adults, the first recreational therapist in Utah to achieve this distinction.

Legacy Retirement Communities, known for its comprehensive range of services including independent living, assisted living, memory care, and rehabilitation, operates across multiple states, including Utah, Arizona, Nevada, Colorado, and Oklahoma. Their commitment to a mission of “Serving You Like Family,” is reflected in our Personal Touch Culture, which strives to make loving and meaningful connections with each other, our customers and our partners.

At Legacy Retirement Communities, associates make heart-to-heart connections with every resident and get to know them on a deep, personal level.

Learn more about Legacy Retirement Communities at https://www.legacyretire.com/.


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