Legacy Retirement Communities recently named Renee Pickerel as executive director of Legacy Arbors Memory Care. Pickerel is originally from Fullerton and studied Business at Grand Island School of Business. She comes to the position with a background in memory care, including her latest role as executive director for Bickford Cottage. Pickerel has recently added certified dementia practitioner to her resume as well.
“Renee’s natural sense of compassion combined with her expertise in memory care fit nicely with the company’s mission and our commitment to serving the individual," according to Human Resource Director Jenny Gall. “Renee has been and will continue to be a valuable resource to families in the Lincoln community that are navigating the challenges of dementia,” Gall added.
Legacy Retirement Communities offers memory care exclusively at Legacy Arbors, located at 3777 N 58th St. and independent living and assisted living at three other locations: The Legacy at 5600 Pioneers Blvd., Legacy Terrace at 5700 Fremont St., and Legacy Estates at 7200 Van Dorn St.