Executive Director – Pepsi brings to Cascades of Grass Valley excellent experience as an RCFE Administrator and LVN. She is compassionate in her work and has an amazing love for our residents and staff. Her laugh is infectious! When not caring for our residents and their families, Pepsi enjoys spending time with her 2 boys keeping active and outdoors. She is a bright spot in our day and all who meet her love her!
Haley Parker LVN
Wellness Director – Haley started her caregiving career here at Cascades of Grass Valley in 2012, she quickly moved to a med tech position, and from there on moved on to LVN school, where she graduated in 2016. Haley then worked in skilled nursing for a year. We welcomed Haley back to Cascades in July of 2018 as our new Wellness Director. Haley has a passion for her residents, and loves getting to know them and their families! In her spare time, she is a mom to an adventurous one year old little boy, and wife to a daring archaeologist. She loves to cook, and travel, Disneyland is her favorite place. She always has a big smile on her face, if you see her around the building don’t be afraid to say Hello!
Plant Operations Director – David Waddell, MMCM (SS) Ret. joins Cascades of Grass Valley with over 12 years’ experience working in Assisted Living as a Maintenance Director. He retired from the Navy as the Chief of the boat and Senior Enlisted engineer USSHADD SSN604 with Presidential Meritorious Service Medal. In his spare time, David volunteers with the local police. He also manages several acres on his home ranch with his lovely wife. They have a beautiful garden and many farm animals, including chickens and horses. David feels it has always been a joy and pleasure to facilitate the comfort and safety of those who through hard work and perseverance have earned it. He helped take care of his father in his slow decline, and wants for others what he wanted for him.
Dining Services Director – She has many years of experience in the food service industry. She went to school and received her AA degree in Food Service. After college she worked in many senior living facilities. She has been at cascades for a few months now and loves the atmosphere and being able to please the residents with all of their dietary needs. She enjoys cooking very much and her hobby has a child turned into her career. She loves working around seniors and feels she is at home at Cascades. Her other hobbies include spending time with her kids and taking care of herself by taking dance classes and weight training. Gina is available for any of your dietary needs and would love to talk to you at anytime.
Life Enrichment Director – Kimm Slaton comes to us from Reno Nevada, where she was a successful business owner for over 14 years and a manager of one of the largest Casino Entertainment departments in Reno Nevada. Kimm has 3 beautiful children and loves the outdoors. Some of her favorite outdoor activities are: motorcycle riding, wakeboarding, hiking and camping. She comes to Cascades of Grass Valley with a positive attitude and a great smile on her face. Kimm has a great passion for physical fitness and was also a personal trainer for several years. Her knowledge and experience in the health and wellness field, allows her to improve the lives of the residents at Cascades of Grass Valley with the wide array of exercise classes offered.