Willow Park Senior Living of Boise, Idaho has been providing exceptional senior care and assisted living services since 1998. Offering a thriving music and art community, scenic parks and walking trails, and everything in between, Boise is the ideal location for assisted living and retirement communities. In fact, Forbes rated Boise in the top 25 Places to Retire in 2015! Willow Park attracts residents from all across the nation as well as the state of Idaho, including Eagle, Meridian, and Caldwell.
Our senior care team works tirelessly to ensure that our residents are not only healthy, but also happy and engaged. On any given week, the social calendar at Willow Park is packed with activities like neighborhood walks, fitness programs, live music, pet therapy, community volunteering, and more!All Lifestyle Options
When it comes to senior care, we pride ourselves on going above and beyond. Many of our dedicated senior care and assisted living staff have been working with us for over 10 years. Families of residents can rest assured that their loved ones are attended to by experienced, dedicated professionals who are committed to creating lasting bonds with both residents and their families.
What Sets Us Apart:
Diana has worked in commercial banking in California, as a secretary for the Juneau, Alaska School District, and as a purchasing agent for a horse trailer manufacturing company in Twin Falls. In 1997 she found her passion with Assisted Living and has held various positions such as Office Manager, Nurse’s Assistant, and Assistant Administrator. She joined the Willow Park Team in June, 2011. Diana is a major chocoholic, enjoys reading, writing, music, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.
Community Relations Director
Mary brings expertise in marketing, sales and promotions to Willow Park. In her role as Willow Park's Community Relations Director, Mary is responsible for lead generation, increasing occupancy and implementing the community's marketing programs. Mary is active in the Boise community, believing that it is important to be a "good will ambassador" for both Willow Park and the Boise Assisted Living community. She is also a board member for Faith in Action® which is an Interfaith coalition dedicated to helping seniors and the chronically ill maintain their independence by providing assistance, education and respite care for families. Mary enjoys cooking, fly fishing, gardening and collecting antiques.
Community Outreach Director
Chelsea left the jungles of Peru where she was a missionary and English teacher to join our marketing team. Graduating Boise State University with a degree in Management and Marketing, Chelsea has taken on her position as the Community Outreach Director with a happy heart and fearless attitude. Her position covers many duties including creating relationships with companies in the industry as well as families within Willow Park. Chelsea’s heart sings when she is traveling the world, salsa dancing, or deep in the mountains of Idaho.
Health Services Director
Floyd is Willow Park's new Health Services Director. His bio will be filled in soon!
Building Services Manager
As the Maintenance Director, Paul oversees and coordinates all building and unit repairs. Paul is a self-described hippie from New Jersey who likes playing guitar and listening to all kinds of music – especially blues. “I love to make people laugh, and I love all the wonderful residents at Willow Park,” he says. He has a wonderful sweetheart, a son, daughter, three grandkids, and three dogs.
Business Office Manager
Cami is a native of Idaho and has been in the health care field for years. She worked as a CNA for many years in hospitals, home health and group homes. Cami also worked as a distribution manager for a newspaper before moving to the Boise area. Cami started with Willow Park in 2013 as the front desk receptionist and moved on to be the business office manager in August of 2015. Her true calling has always been to work with people. Cami’s free time is spent with my family and friends. She loves camping, swimming and watching football.
Memory Care Program Director
Inspired by her choice to be a caregiver for her mother who was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s in 2005, Linda came to Willow Park to be the Memory Care Program Director in November 2008. Linda believes, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." Linda creates activities designed to enhance the residents’ quality of life in Memory Care. To her, this means more than mere group entertainment: activities are designed to be on par with the residents' abilities and interests; they are also intended to bring a sense of enjoyment, accomplishment, contentment, and purpose to each individual. Since January 2009, Linda has facilitated an Alzheimer’s Association Caregiver Support Group which meets at Willow Park. Linda obtained her Residential Care Facility Administrators License through the State of Idaho Bureau of Occupational Licenses in June 2011. When not planning activities for residents, Linda spends time with her grandchildren and attends classes at BSU.
Memory Care Coordinator
Graduating at the top of his class from Carrington College in 2011, Aaron began his nursing career at a skilled facility in Nampa. He came to Willow Park in June 2012 on part-time basis and was promoted to his current position as MC Coordinator. He currently lives in Kuna with his fiancé, Brianna, son, Gabriel, and 4 dogs. Born and raised in Baker City, Oregon, Aaron likes the outdoors, fishing, traveling, and gardening. His favorite place to vacation is the Oregon coast.
Assisted Living Activities Director
Before joining Willow Park in 2012, Julie owned her own beauty salon for 17 years, and after both of her parents fell ill, she quit her job and took care of her parents during their hospice. That’s when she realized that she wanted to take care of others and made a career change. Julie has contributed to Willow Park’s success in several positions, starting out as a Med-Aide, has covered the Front Desk, and is now the Activities Director. She loves her residents and hopes to make a difference in their everyday lives. In her spare time, Julie enjoys music, sports and spending time with her son, Jake, and other friends and family.
Assisted Living Care Coordinator
Janie became a certified med aide nine years ago in Twin Falls, ID. In 2011, she moved to Boise and joined the Willow Park Team as a med aide. After four years, she decided to broaden her experience and became the lead receptionist. She was promoted to the assisted living care coordinator position in June of 2017. “I love taking care of the residents and making a difference in their everyday lives,” Janie told us about working at Willow Park.
Janie was born and raised in Twin Falls, Idaho. She moved to Boise in 2011 where she met her fiance, Dezi Hernandez. They have two beautiful children, Dezi Jr, who is 4 years old, and Maci Jane, who is 9 months old. In her off time, you can find them outdoors, camping, swimming, fishing, and hiking.
Kimberly joins Willow Park from Little Rock, Arkansas. Craving adventure, she moved to Boise in 2010. Kimberly began her career at Willow Parkin 2012 as a caregiver and was promoted to weekend team lead shortly after. During the summer of 2014 Kimberly transitioned into the activities role, serving as Willow Park's activities assistant. Just recently, Kimberly was again promoted, this time to Willow Park's activity director position.
Kimberly says she loves coming to work every day because of the amazing people in our community. When she isn’t calling bingo or leading an exercise class, you can find her enjoying the Idaho wilderness through camping, fishing and adventuring with her husband and son, Jaxon. Nothing brings her more joy than caring for the people around her.