Building on its 34-year legacy of assisting long term care staff in furthering their education, the Massachusetts Senior Care Foundation is proud to announce its 2019 Foundation Scholars. This year's class of 35 exceptional awardees include Certified Nursing Assistants, nurses, admissions, dietary and other facility staff who will use their scholarships to further their professional development and leadership in the long term care profession. The 2019 Foundation Scholars represent a broad cross-section of staff and facilities across Massachusetts among the more than 100 applicants for this year's program.

Estefania Andrade, Baypointe Rehab & Skilled Care Center

Steisy Ayala, Notre Dame Long Term Care Center

Jake Begley, Sherrill House

Yaa Brago, West Side House

Indira Brandao, Southeast Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center

Heather Buduo, Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center

Wendy Cazavelan, Bethany Health Care Center

Medline Christalin, Bear Hill Rehabilitation and Nursing Center

Nelta Etienne, Lasell House at Lasell Village

Alexis Exama, Seacoast Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Kelsey Fernandes, Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center

Lisandra Figueroa, Palm Center

Eunice Gamadeku, Notre Dame Long Term Care Center

Karen Guillen, Mary Immaculate Nursing/Restorative Center

Zipporah Irari, Westfield Center

Mako Kyalwe, Riverbend of South Natick

Franchesca Lespinasse, The Boston Home

Cassandra Maroney, D'Youville Senior Care, Inc.

Olanda Molina, Oak Knoll Healthcare Center

Hailey Newell, Hannah B. G. Shaw Home

Michael Odonkor, Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center

Deen Oshun, Melrose HealthCare

Alysandra Quinn, Alliance Health at Marina Bay

Heather Reinhold, Mount Greylock Extended Care Facility

Anne Sheline, Mount Carmel Care Center

Vanzuela Smith, The Boston Home

Nicole Soldano, Life Care Center of the South Shore

Pamela Souza, Royal Norwell Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Karuna Subba, Leonard Florence Center for Living

Kylie Sullivan, Life Care Center of Stoneham

Rose Thevenin, Hebrew Rehab Center at NewBridge on the Charles

Kayla Tooley, Williamstown Commons Nursing & Rehabilitation Center

Christine Joy Villa, The Elmhurst HealthCare

Peter Walsh, Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center

Jiaoyu Xiong, Center for Extended Care at Amherst



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