SHEENA JEFFRIES

SHEENA JEFFRIES,
ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Sheena Jeffries, TRS, CADDCT, began her tenure at Watercrest Senior Living in 2016 as the Memory Care Director at Watercrest Lake Nona, and now serves as Watercrest’s Engagement Specialist, supporting her initiatives with respect to dementia services and programming.

Sheena’s core value, Collective Cooperation, is practiced through her leadership by working alongside her fellow Memory Care Team. Sheena is a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist with a focus on adaptive methods and technology, to improve the quality of life for individuals with Alzheimer’s and Dementia. Under the guidance of leading researcher and renowned NIH researcher, Sheena lead trial and analysis programs for Montessori Methods within dementia care. On the Dementia Excellence Committee, she acted as an employee advisor and dementia educator for senior care communities in Cleveland Ohio, and in 2010 Sheena was featured in the Future Age Magazine for her “Learn and Create” fine arts program for individuals with memory impairment.

In her free time, Sheena loves spending time with her fiancĂ© Robert and 3 years old son Israel. Education through play is one of her family’s favorite things to do, and they can often be found exploring, learning, and sharing experiences in their community that fosters that passion.