Alena Mellgren is the Administrator of our beautiful facility in Richland, Washington. She has a nursing degree from Columbia Basin College and has worked in nursing and senior care settings for 25 years as a certified nursing assistant, charge nurse, health service director, and administrator. Her nursing background and many years of experience with direct patient care prepared her to teach and direct her staff in the essentials of loving care and clinical competency.
Alena is dedicated to the care of her residents in a homelike environment and emphasizes their individual needs and preferences. She strives for a holistic approach to the overall well-being of our residents and welcomes questions, comments, and concerns from residents, families, staff, and all members of the community in order to constantly improve our facility and our resident care.
Alena has served on the board of nursing at Columbia Basin College and currently works with the Alzheimer’s Association, sponsoring support group meetings and speaking about the benefits of the Association and about the disease.