Laura heads up the wellness staff at Lake Gibson Village and works closely with our assisted living residents on a daily basis. She also helps evaluate prospective residents before they move into our community. Laura, a licensed practical nurse (LPN), has extensive experience in caring for seniors. Over her 30-year nursing career, Laura has worked in several healthcare delivery settings, including assisted living, hospice, the emergency room, and skilled nursing facilities. She is also an active member of the Florida Assisted Living Association. A native of Freehold, New Jersey (home of Bruce Springsteen!), Laura moved to Atlanta around 20 years ago and has been in Polk County since 2012. Laura cares for her mother at home, has two children, and became a grandmother in 2020.