Janet’s love for the elderly and desire to help those in need brought her to the healthcare field in 1985 as a CNA in a skilled setting. After working in various skilled settings she as hired at Windsor Estates Assisted Living and Specialized Memory Care in 1997 as a Resident Caregiver. She went on to become a Resident Care Specialist, and finally a House Manager. In May 2002 she accepted a position at Fountain View of Portage and became Director of Resident Care, working very closely with the Administrator. In January 2011 she accepted the position of Administrator of Fountain View of Portage. Janet has Certificates of training in HIPPA –Overview/General & Organizational Requirements, Disaster Preparedness, OSHA, Geriatric Care & Dementia Care, Abuse and Critical Incident Training, Applying Risk Management to Clinical Practices, and Behavior Changes. She also completed level 1 Certification for Assisted Living Administrators from Senior Living University. Her passion has been and always will be that each resident feels loved and be provided with quality care to ensure they have the best quality life possible no matter what their limitations are in an environment which they call home. In Janet’s free time she enjoys spending time with her children, grandchildren, and parents. They enjoy bowling, cooking, and traveling together. She currently attends Second Baptist Church.