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The Bethesda Difference

If there’s one thing that sets Bethesda apart, it’s the trust we’ve built over more than 130 years of serving St. Louis seniors and their families. You’ll see that trust behind every smile of every person who calls one of our communities home or experiences our services.

They Know the Bethesda Difference — and So Can You.

Retirement Living, Simplified

We understand you may be concerned about your retirement lifestyle. But at Bethesda, there’s no need to slow down just because you moved. In fact, now is the time to get started on whatever you want to come next, whether that’s fine dining, fun activities with new friends, or enjoying the freedom from housekeeping or maintenance.

At Bethesda, you’ll enjoy having the peace of mind that comes with knowing that our experienced professionals provide the highest levels of care and compassion.

Long-Term Care,
Long-Term Commitment

Moving to a new community or finding long-term care is a big change. You need to be certain that you’ve made the best choice for your future. If you’re making that choice on behalf of a loved one who needs Assisted Living, Skilled Nursing, or Care in Your Home, you should feel confident in your team’s experience and compassion.

However and wherever you want to live, the choice is yours. That’s the Bethesda Difference.

Mission

To be the premier provider of care and services for seniors in the markets we serve, while maintaining financial strength and providing fulfilling career opportunities.

Vision

Fostering successful aging through compassion and innovation.

Values

Dignity

To treat all with dignity and respect.

Diversity

To recognize the unique qualities of our constituents and appreciate their cultural differences.

Community Benefit

Strive to meet the needs of seniors without regard to their socioeconomic status.

Integrity

To furnish care and services with integrity, honesty and high ethical standards.

Quality

To provide superior care and services wherever seniors call home.

Recognized for Exceptional Senior Living, Care & Services

Our Leadership Team

Joseph J. Brinker President and Chief Executive Officer
Roger T. Byrne Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Katherine E. Joslin Senior Vice President, Human Resources
Kiel S. Peregrin Senior Vice President, Operations
Michelle M. Glass Corporate Vice President, Senior Living and In-Home Care
Candice E. Brown Vice President and Administrator, Barnes-Jewish Extended Care
Kevin L. Curry Vice President and Corporate Compliance Officer
Pamela E. Dempski Vice President and Director of Fund Development
Mark A. Jeffries Vice President and Administrator, Alton Memorial Rehabilitation & Therapy
Jeffrey R. Waldman Vice President and Director of Marketing

Board of Directors

Kevin J. Klingler Chairman
Gary L. Mayes Vice Chairman
Joseph J. Brinker President and Chief Executive Officer
John W. Rowe Secretary
Jackie Yoon Treasurer
James H. Esther, M.D.
Philip A. Hutchison
J. Michael Keller
J. Dale Meier
Susan G. Moore
Mark W. Reifsteck
Patrick J. Rooney
Colleen M. Wasinger

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Here to Help You Find Home

If you’re ready to discover the Bethesda Difference, we’re ready to start the conversation. We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to the Bethesda family.

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