Cruikshank-Eberle Joins Amavida as Director of Assisted Living and Memory Care
FORT MYERS, FL–Amavida has named Catherine Cruikshank-Eberle its director of assisted living and memory care. In this role, she is overseeing the Vistas and Meadows, Amavida’s assisted living and memory care divisions, and supporting Amavida’s core philosophy of resort-style care that combines hospitality and senior living to deliver a five-star experience within a loving and supportive community.
Cruikshank-Eberle has a master’s degree in geriatric administration and her doctoral studies in gerontology focus on Alzheimer’s disease, with an interest in behaviors and family dynamics. She has more than two decades of experience in the fields of assisted living and dementia. Previously, Cruikshank-Eberle was director of education for the Alzheimer’s Association, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, where she also served as regional program director and program specialist for Lee and Collier counties.
“Amavida understands the specialized care and attention our assisted living and memory care residents deserve,” said Colin Marshall, president of Quadrum Senior Living Management, the real estate development, investment and management firm that developed Amavida. “Catherine shares our dedication to providing a vibrant program and unparalleled service for both our assisted living and memory care residents, and their families, through specially-designed support groups, educational programs and activities.”
Amavida is an active adult rental community offering resort-style living with 300 independent living cottages and apartments, 125 assisted living, and 34 memory care apartments. Conveniently located at 7650 Gladiolus Drive in Fort Myers, between Summerlin Road and U.S. 41, community tours are available by walk-in or appointment. The Amavida Welcome Center is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Quadrum has been investing in world-class real estate since 2005. The company initially developed as part of the Cube Capital Group, an alternative investment house, and became independent after a spinoff in 2013. Quadrum Global seeks to unlock distressed and repositioning opportunities in developed markets with particular focus on the U.S., as well as greenfield development projects and special situations in select emerging markets.