Kim Cahill Yannuzzi, PCHA, LPN
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.
Director of Marketing
Julianne's experience in sales and marketing extends over 12 years, with proven consistency in improved profitability and quantifiable results. Her career in senior living began in 2016, at an international assisted living and dementia care community in Paoli, Pennsylvania. She believes that "a clear understanding of the consequential effect between operations and sales is essential to the success of an effective marketing plan and sustained profitability.” A desire for comprehensive industry knowledge coupled with a passion for serving seniors is what drives her. Her leadership style is based on a foundation of trust and total commitment to the community, residents, families, and associates. “I believe that community success is built upon a foundation of talent, commitment and passion – and teamwork is the keystone that solidifies its structure,” says Julianne. She and her husband, Steve, enjoy gatherings with family and friends and hope to soon settle in the Lower Bucks County area.
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 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.
Business Office Manager
Martina is an accounting professional with a strong human resource and customer service background. Martina has worked as the Business Office Manager in long-term care and assisted living communities, as well as at a for-profit school for over 15 years before joining us at The Birches. She also worked in many capacities for a local car dealership in Newtown in various positions for over 21 years. She has lived in Bucks County all her life and currently resides in Parkland, Pennsylvania, with her son.
Director of Dining Services
Howard’s culinary career began early on, inspired by his great grandmothers love of cooking and their respect for quality ingredients and tradition.
After graduating from The Culinary Institute of America, Howard sought opportunities to further develop his own creativity within the Philadelphia area.
Howard has experience in hotels, restaurants, retail, education and now senior care, where he enjoys cooking for the residents and also enjoys stimulating conversation from residents who have a wealth of wisdom and knowledge.