June 11, 2018

Mona Frey named Welsh Mountain Home Executive Director

Landis Communities today announced the appointment of Mona Frey of Conestoga, Pa., as the new Executive Director of Welsh Mountain Home.  Frey is a nurse (LPN) with more than 25 years of experience.  She also holds a Personal Care Home Administrator’s license (PCHA) and is a Certified Medication Technician Trainer along with holding certification in dementia support group facilitation. Her nursing and leadership experience includes serving as a Nursing Care Coordinator, Primary Care Nurse, Memory Support Coordinator, Director of Wellness (Personal Care) and Assistant Administrator of Personal Care. Most recently she was Director of Wellness and Assistant Director at Legend Senior Living’s Lititz location.

Vernon Musser, chair of the Welsh Mountain Home board, commented, “We are excited to have Mona join Welsh Mountain Home. Her experiences will certainly be an asset to the organization.  She brings years of experience in personal care and will help us continue serving people in line with our core values and mission.”

Landis Communities Vice President of Community Initiatives Evon Bergey added, “As the current health care environment continues to evolve so does Personal Care. We sought a candidate experienced and comfortable with this changing dynamic. Mona understands this environment well and is comfortable with this reality.  Her skills and passion to serve will be a critical component to our ongoing mission of caring for residents at Welsh Mountain Home.”

Mona and her husband live in Conestoga and enjoy traveling and experiencing different cultures and ethnic foods.  When talking about her new role, Frey comments, “I am honored and humbled to be serving the Welsh Mountain Home community.  As the culture of personal care changes and evolves; I am excited to get to work on training and empowering team members to deliver even higher levels of quality care to the residents.  I also look forward to connecting with the surrounding community and sharing about the wonderful services and compassionate care we provide every day.  As I look back at my career path, I am most grateful that this opportunity allows me to be able to serve Christ and this community.”

For nearly 100 years, Welsh Mountain Home has been providing facilities, services and programs for older adults and dependent persons. Welsh Mountain Home is committed to maintaining an atmosphere of simplicity and integrity with a Christian emphasis.  It is an affiliate of Landis Communities.  For more information, see www.welshmountainhome.org.

Landis Communities was formed in September 2011, and grows out of the 50 plus year history of Landis Homes Retirement Community. It remains committed to the vision present at Landis Homes’ beginning while preparing for growth and change during the years to come. The organization is committed to the following goals: Keeping retirement living strong and vital; Providing a number of affordable living options, including new models of age 55+ active adult living; Providing services at home – supporting aging in place; and to developing creative partnerships in support of all of these areas. More information can be found at www.landiscommunities.org.