Mindful Care is sad to report that Program Director Jamie Watters has resigned from her position and is taking another job in early April. She has been a tremendous asset to Mindful Care and we have all loved working with her! Her dedication, energy, compassion and heart are exactly what Mindful Care is all about! We will miss her greatly and wish her well!
Mindful Care is looking for a Program Director to start immediately! Please see the Job Description for qualifications and submitting your resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org . No recruiters or phone calls please!
Meet the Staff at Mindful Care in Murfreesboro, TN
Tina O’Brien graduated from Duke University, later earning a Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology at MTSU in 2001. Tina’s life goal is to help elders remain at home and have a high quality of life. Tina led the start-up of a senior center adult day services program in 1999 and was director of this program for seven years prior to initiating Elders First/Mindful Care Adult Day Program.
Tina previously served for twenty years as a geriatric counselor for groups and individuals in nursing homes with The Guidance Center in Murfreesboro and also directed the adult day care program there.
Tina served as President of the Tennessee Association of Adult Day Services (TAADS) 2007-2010. Tina facilitates a monthly Early Stage Memory Loss support group for persons with memory loss a volunteer for the Alzheimer’s Association.
Our new Program Director is Keneshia Sweet! More to come soon.
Stacye Brecht, assistant program director, was born and raised in Nashville. She and her husband, Tim, moved to Murfreesboro in 1989. They have two sons—Timothy, the older, is a kicker on the semi-pro football team Nashville Storm. Their younger son, Andrew, is a senior at MTSU. Stacy served for several years as a caregiver for her mother-in-law, who was in and out of several rehab facilities. Stacye says that’s where she acquired her love for seniors. “Working for Mindful Care is a blessing, she notes. “I love the participants and my co-workers.”
Audrey Bolek has been married to her high school sweetheart for 40 years. She has worked as a realtor in middle Tennessee since 2004. Her gifts of patience, compassion, adaptability and energy serve her well as an assistant program director at Mindful Care. She describes her passions as her relationship with the Lord Jesus Christ, good health through nutrition and using her God-given talents to serve others. She believes each participant in the Mindful Care program is unique, special and cherished.
Meet the Mindful Care Board of Directors
Board members (top row, left to right) Melissa Cross, Habitat for Humanity; Maxine Drake, WGNS; Cynthia Jones, retired Murfreesboro City Schools; Nancy Loucky, community volunteer (not pictured); Sarah Rahal, State Farm Insurance; (second row, left to right) Vince O’Brien, retired, Goodrich/UTC; Lucy Scarvell, formerly IBM, fulltime mother; Tom Tozer, retired, MTSU