Dr. Amar Mohan, Medical Director
Dr. Amar Mohan grew up in Georgia and is a board certified in Internal Medicine, and Palliative Care with a special interest in geriatric medicine, dementia care and treatment, psychiatric medicine, transitional care, and holistic medicine.
Julie Taylor, Executive Director
Julie grew up in the Midwest and is a graduate of the University of Kansas. She has lived in Alpharetta/Johns Creek for 19 years and has two sons. Julie began her career managing extended stay hotels before transitioning to executive director in assisted living/memory care 5 years ago.
Julie believes in providing dignity and quality of life for seniors in a clean, safe environment and enjoys partnering with families to care for and give meaning to the lives of those they love.
Julie likes to spend time fishing, gardening and traveling.
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Michelle Hartlage, Admissions and Marketing Director
Michelle earned her degree in recreational therapy from Ohio University.
She has worked in the healthcare industry for over seventeen years and enjoyed positions within home health, hospice, senior living and skilled nursing. She also owned her own placement business helping families choose the appropriate senior living community. She loves helping families find the most appropriate solutions and best level of care for their loved ones. She is passionate about elder care and strives to continuously improve and innovate senior living.
Michelle can often be found outside in her free time, whether on a beach or walking on a forested trail. She loves traveling and exploring new places as well as spending time with friends and family.
Sandile Ntuli, Resident Services Director
Sandile was born and raised in South Africa and came to the United States to further his education.
Prior to living in Georgia, he has lived in New York and Maryland and it was in Maryland where he earned his nursing degree from the University of Maryland. Sandile’s nursing career spans over eighteen years and he has provided direct care as well as managed and led teams in nursing homes, hospitals, assisted living, and home health.
He enjoys working in memory care because he feels like he can make a positive impact and difference in the lives of his residents, family members and staff.
He and his wife have three children and two grandchildren. Besides being a parent and grandparent, he enjoys playing golf and considers himself the number one New York Giants fan.
Donna Yavorsky, LPN, Assistant Resident Services Director
Donna is originally from Northern California. She moved to Johns Creek, Georgia one year ago with her family after spending over 20 years moving around the country as her spouse served in the United States Coast Guard.
Donna has worked as a nurse in long term care settings and assisted living communities for fourteen years and has a passion for caring for older adults and their families. She enjoys spending time outdoors and with her family.
Karen Crossen, Activity Director
Karen was born in Cape Cod Massachusetts and slowly moved down the east coast to Georgia. She and her husband settled in the Johns Creek area 17 years ago and have three daughters.
Karen is a graduate of Virginia Tech with a MAEd specializing in Curriculum and Instruction. After teaching and tutoring for many years, Karen found her passion working with seniors and hopes to bring as many moments of joy to them as they bring to her every day. She loves to play tennis, read, travel and spend as much time with her family as possible!
Karen Crossen and her dog Happy
Karen Crossen, Activities Director and her dog “Happy.” Happy enjoys visiting the residents at The Memory Center Atlanta and providing hours of unconditional love inspiring the feelings of purpose, happiness and joy with each visit. Animal therapy is often used to help lessen anxiety, depression, loneliness and other common mood/behavioral disorders found in assisted living and long term care settings. The Memory Center Atlanta is thrilled to have Karen and Happy on our team bringing laughter and smiles to our residents.