Meet our team at The Birches at Newtown
Kim Cahill Yannuzzi from The Birches at Newtown

Kim Cahill Yannuzzi, PCHA, LPN
Executive Director

Kim began a nursing career at a hospital in New Jersey. She moved into long-term care about 15 years ago and has been a director of Personal Care since 2003. Kim has a passion for the older adult population and has formed a team here at the Birches that feel the same. She is looking forward to serving the residents and families for many years to come. Kim lives in Bensalem with her husband and three kids.

Donna Evanson, RN Resident Care Director at The Birches at Newtown in Newtown, Pennsylvania

Jean Sainthilaire
Resident Care Director

Jean has been a nurse for 13 years and her experience includes working in Personal Care/Assisted Living Communities as well as pediatrics, correctional facilities, skilled nursing facilities, sub-acute rehabilitation, COVID Clinics and drug & alcohol rehabilitation. Her passion however, is working with the senior population, as she loves hearing their stories and learning from them. Nursing is her true calling, but she also has a degree in Criminal Justice. Originally from NY, Jean loves living in Bucks County with her husband, daughter and two fur babies, “Taz” and “Madison”. Her interests include cooking, reading and traveling by car. In addition to speaking four languages fluently, Jean is learning sign language with her daughter as teacher.

Loraine Myers from The Birches at Newtown

Loraine Myers
Activity Director

Loraine is the Activity Director at The Birches at Newtown. Loraine has varied experience in the health care field. She was the Activity Director at Wyomissing Nursing and Rehab in Reading, Pennsylvania and most recently, the Activities Coordinator for The Meadows at Shannondell in Audubon, Pennsylvania. She thoroughly enjoys working with the senior population, and finds the experience of helping to enhance the quality of the lives of her residents very rewarding and educational. Loraine enjoys singing, playing guitar, art, photography, theater, and the outdoors. A Bucks County native, originally from Levittown, Loraine resides in Langhorne, Pennsylvania.

Armgard Kucas

Armgard Kucas 
Daybreak Coordinator

Armgard is a German nurse of 30 years. She has been working with seniors throughout her career, for the last 11 years special focus on people with memory loss. She met her husband skiing in Switzerland and has been living in Trenton, Mill Hill Nj since 2013. Since 2014 she has worked in the Assisted Living/ memory Care field, as CNA, Activities and Memory Care Coordinator. Armgard has all the NCCDP Dementia Certificates: CDP, CADDCT, CDCM. She has a NJ CALA and CNA License. She is a dedicated advocate for people with memory loss and wants to make them and their families as comfortable and happy as possible! Armgard loves to sing, read, loves art, history, poetry, and plays the piano.


Michael Kenney at The Birches at Newtown in Newtown, Pennsylvania

Michael Kenney
Director of Dining Services

Michael knew he wanted to be a Chef since he was 7 years old. Upon graduating from The Culinary Institute of America in Hyde Park, NY he went on to become the Saucier at The Four seasons Hotel in Boston. After moving back to his hometown in 2003 to raise his children he started a Private Chef Service and successfully ran it for 12 years. Five years ago he was introduced to retirement community and has been working with seniors ever since. He is an avid traveler and loves the outdoors.

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