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Shawn Barndt, BSW Executive Director, Residential Care, Memory Care & At Home Services

Shawn Barndt

sbarndt@chestnutknoll.com

Shawn, a native of Boyertown, has over 21 years of experience in caring for older adults in long-term care settings. She has a personal passion for designing programs for those with memory-impaired illnesses. Shawn has a Bachelor of Social Work degree from Kutztown University and holds her Personal Care Home Administrator's license in the state of Pennsylvania. Shawn was honored in 2003 with the Delaware Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association's "someone to stand by you" award for outstanding volunteerism as well as being the 2014 Boyertown Area Citizen of the Year.

Jodie Daniels, NHA Assistant Executive Director / Director of Community Relations

Jodie Daniels

jdaniels@chestnutknoll.com

Jodie has over 26 years of experience in providing care and services to older adults. She has a Bachelor's degree in Health Planning and Administration from The Pennsylvania University and is licensed by the state of Pennsylvania as a Nursing Home Administrator, Personal Care Home Administrator and Certified Senior Advisor. Jodie believes in education for empowerment. She is available for free private consultation and group speaking engagements. Her personal experience as a caregiver and her professional experience allow for a unique understanding and perspective.

Linda Detwiler, LPN Director of Chestnut Knoll At Home Services

Linda Detwiler

ldetwiler@chestnutknoll.com

Linda Detwiler has over 30 years of experience in nursing and has an extensive rehabilitative nursing background. She is a graduate of the St. Joseph's Hospital School of Nursing in Reading. Linda's diverse background includes medical, surgical, emergency room and intensive care nursing. She is certified in x-ray technology and has a certificate in nutrition and wellness.