Leader Family 2018 Final webThese four words characterize the Leader family’s role in the senior living profession for more than 55 years. This summer, the third generation of our family in the person of Meredith Janeczek Mills, granddaughter of Country Meadows founders George M. and Mary Jane Leader, has taken on a senior leadership position in the company—chief operating officer. Meredith has a master’s degree in Health Care Administration from Penn State and has served as a campus executive director, regional marketing director and, prior to her promotion, vice president of Strategic Planning.

So, you might say, “What’s the big deal?” The deal is about quality and experience. My father used to say, “You pay a lot more attention to what’s happening and work harder when your name is attached to the business.” And, I might add, because we love what we do. Meredith is one of nine members of the Leader and Janeczek families employed by Country Meadows. Her mother is my sister, Jane, married to Ted Janeczek, our chief financial officer. Five of the nine are in the third generation. Collectively the nine of us have more than 150 years of experience in healthcare. I like to say the profession is embedded in our family genes.

We understand the critical success factors in senior living and know when something is missing. Unlike providers whose corporate leadership is headquartered in another state or even on the West Coast, our family lives and works in central Pennsylvania. We can drive to every campus easily. Family members either work full-time on a campus or visit one or more of our communities every week. With so many years of experience, along with regular exposure to what’s happening through personal visits, we are better able to assess problems when they exist and start the process to fix them. On behalf of Meredith and the Leader/Janeczek family, we hope we have the opportunity to serve your family.

About Country Meadows:
Country Meadows has been offering quality retirement living in the Lehigh Valley for over 30 years on their Allentown and Bethlehem campuses and their newest location in Forks Township of Easton. Their lifestyle options include Independent Living, Assisted Living/Personal Care, Memory Care for residents with early- to late-stage memory loss and Restorative Care to support those recovering from an injury or living with a chronic condition, plus 24-hour Skilled Nursing and Rehab services to serve the greater Lehigh Valley.

They strive every day to make retirement living fresher, tastier, safer, livelier, friendlier—just better. They invite you to visit any of their communities to experience firsthand the individual delights of each campus located Allentown, Bethlehem or Forks Township of Easton. Visit CountryMeadows.com or schedule an in-person visit for any day of the week.

410 N. Krocks Road, Allentown, 610-395-7160
4035 Green Pond, Bethlehem, 610-865-5580
(Nursing Center) 4025 Green Pond Road, 610-844-9003
175 Newlins Rd West, Easton (Forks Township)484-544-3880

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