Wilma Yopp Named Executive Director of Legacy Village of Jacksonville

Brings 30 years of leadership experience to the Gadsden, Anniston and Oxford area’s assisted living community

06 MAY 2015, JACKSONVILLE. ALA
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JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (May 6, 2015) – Wilma Yopp has been named executive director at Legacy Village of Jacksonville, a community providing assisted living and memory care in Jacksonville and the greater Calhoun County area.

JACKSONVILLE, Ala. (May 7, 2015) – Wilma Yopp has been named executive director at Legacy Village of Jacksonville, a community providing assisted living and memory care in Jacksonville and the greater Calhoun County area.

“I am blessed to be part of a team serving seniors with honor, respect, integrity and faith,” Yopp said. “This is an exciting time for Legacy Village of Jacksonville. The recent addition of The Harbor memory care wing gives us a unique opportunity to be leaders in Alzheimer’s care in the area. Our team of care providers and support staff really go the extra mile to provide great care to our residents and their families. I’m honored to be walking this journey in life with such a great team.”

Prior to assuming her new post on April 1, Yopp served as executive director and assisted living administrator for an assisted living and memory care facility in Northport. She also served as an assisted living administrator for a senior living community in Rainbow City.

“Wilma’s 30 years of experience as a caring, competent administrator is an amazing track record for proven leadership,” said Bryan Cook, senior vice president of Legacy Senior Services, owner and operator of Legacy Village of Jacksonville. “She has an innate ability to inspire and lead others to reach common goals. In a modern assisted living and memory care facility like Legacy Village of Jacksonville, Wilma knows how to create an atmosphere of professionalism and compassion. Our seniors and their families will love her.”

Yopp is recognized by the Alabama Board of Examiners of Assisted Living Administrators as a Category II Licensed Administrator for Assisted Living and Specialty Care Living facilities operation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Blue Mountain College in Blue Mountain, Miss.

About Legacy Village of Jacksonville

Located at 1116 James Hopkins Road SW in a well-kept neighborhood, adjacent to the Ladiga Trail and the upcoming Kitty Elementary School, Legacy Village of Jacksonville is an assisted living community in Jacksonville, Ala., that offers assisted living and Alzheimer’s care services in a safe, attentive, homelike atmosphere. The facility, which is a short drive from Gadsden, Anniston and Oxford, Ala., is committed to serving the greatest generation with honor, respect, faith and integrity. More information is available at legacyjacksonville.net or by calling (256) 782-0960.

Legacy Village of Jacksonville is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Services, LLC, of Cleveland, Tenn. The parent company specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. It was founded in 2002 by Barry Ray and Bryan Cook, senior living industry veterans. More information is available at legacyss.com.

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"This is an exciting time for Legacy Village of Jacksonville. The recent addition of The Harbor memory care wing gives us a unique opportunity to be leaders in Alzheimer’s care in the area. " Wilma Yopp - Executive Director at Legacy Village of Jacksonville
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About Legacy Village of Jacksonville - Jacksonville, AL

About Legacy Village of Jacksonville

Located in beautiful Jacksonville, Ala., Legacy Village is known for its experienced caregivers, lively atmosphere and exceptional service. The assisted living services are unparalleled in north central Alabama, and the memory care facility is among the region’s newest. The staff at Legacy Village is friendly, and the environment is designed with safety in mind. Legacy Village values the dignity of each resident, and considers it a wonderful opportunity and blessing to serve them.

More information is available at www.legacyjacksonville.net or (256) 782-0960.

Legacy Village of Jacksonville is part of a family of senior living communities throughout the Southeast owned and/or operated by Legacy Senior Living, of Cleveland, Tenn. Legacy Senior Living specializes in offering independent living, assisted living, and Alzheimer’s care services. More information is available at legacysl.net.

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