Dunwoody Pines Retirement Community Announces New Executive Hire

June 05, 2019 - /PressAdvantage/ - The Dunwoody, Georgia based Dunwoody Pines Retirement Community is pleased to introduce Doug Baker as its new Executive Director. Baker brings with him over 17 years of experience in leadership and executive roles in the assisted living industry, serving as a sounding board and point person for thousands of residents for nearly two decades.

Baker, who holds a Doctorate degree from Covington Theological Seminary, says, “After learning more about the mission and vision of Dunwoody Pines and its parent company, Sunshine Retirement Living, I knew I wanted to join the network. I plan to be accessible to both residents and their families for any questions, concerns, or suggestions for improvement, and hope to know each resident of this community personally. My goal is to continue to be highly selective when it comes to hiring new team members and then invest in those team members to keep them here long-term, offering consistency for those who live here.”

As noted on the retirement community’s website at https://www.sunshineretirementliving.com/dunwoody-retirement-living/https://www.sunshineretirementliving.com/faqs/https://www.sunshineretirementliving.com/dunwoody-retirement-living//?utm_source=news&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=pr, Dunwoody Pines is a modern retirement community nestled in beautiful Dunwoody, Georgia. Designed to appease today's retiree, the community offers easy living with access to hotel-like amenities, making retirement enjoyable, relaxing, and full of adventure for its residents. Amenities include 24/7 gourmet dining options, beautiful green spaces, wellness programs, local transportation, pet-friendly living, a travel program, private swimming, and access to social opportunities and adventures seven days a week.

Dunwoody Pines also offers an all-inclusive rent structure to meet community needs as more and more retirees seek an all-inclusive living for predictable expenses and easy budgeting. The community goes above and beyond by offering access to a number of convenient, on-site services which include a doctor, hair salon, gym, library, and computer center.

Meanwhile, family-owned and patient-centered, parent company Sunshine Retirement Living manages nearly 30 retirement communities across the US. By providing a full range of services in their independent living, assisted living, personal care, and memory care communities, Sunshine Retirement Living promotes independence, confidence, and community among their residents.

As the new Executive Director at Dunwoody Pines, Baker’s role will include outreach, talent acquisition, staff development, and strategic direction. He has extensive experience transforming struggling retirement facilities into thriving communities by focusing on staff selection and development and overall resident service and experience. Discussing his new role at Dunwoody Pines, he says, "I've been so pleased to see how this community is thriving and exceeding resident expectations already. My role here will simply be to continue the great work that these folks have already done and to provide support to both staff and residents while we continue to serve our communities." Baker also wants residents and their family members to know that he's available if they have any questions or needs.

“The transition to senior living can be difficult when faced with the normal physical and financial obstacles caused by aging and downsizing one’s home. To alleviate the stress involved with such a life-altering change, Dunwoody Pines offers a program that lessens the strain associated with moving. Caring and dedicated staff are available to assist in matters such as real estate, financial services, moving professionals, veteran assistance, and more,” says Baker.

Dunwoody Pines is one of the top senior care and assisted living facilities in Georgia and the surrounding areas, based on numerous positive reviews and recommendations they receive online. In fact, they have an average rating of 4.2 on Google, 4.4 on Facebook, and 4.5 on Caring.com.

One satisfied client said, “My sister is at Dunwoody Pines. I like how they accommodate the needs of the residents, and that it is a clean, safe environment. They encourage the residents to do different activities, but they don’t force it upon them if they choose not to participate. They have two levels of dining rooms; one for independent living residents and one for assisted. They also have a beauty shop, a swimming pool, and a movie theater. They even have gardening activities.”

To learn more about the custom floor plans and amenities at Dunwoody Pines senior living community, interested parties may schedule an on-site visit or check out https://www.sunshineretirementliving.com/faqs/ for more information. Furthermore, Baker invites everyone to connect with Dunwoody Pines through their official Facebook page to learn more about their latest news and important announcements.


For more information about Dunwoody Pines Retirement Community, contact the company here:

Dunwoody Pines Retirement Community
Sarah Peters
4355 Georgetown Square Dunwoody, GA 30338

ReleaseID: 60028486

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