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Appointment Coincides with Programming and Property Enhancements at Allentown, Pa., CCRC 

Jennifer Simmers

ALLENTOWN, Pa. (March 28, 2024)Riverton Enhanced Senior Living has named Jennifer Simmers as its new executive director. Located at 803 N. Wahneta Street in Allentown, Riverton offers Lehigh Valley seniors an independent lifestyle that is both luxurious and worry-free, with access to the personal care services they need, when they need them. 

Prior to her appointment, Simmers served as executive director of Oxford Crossings, a personal care community in Langhorne, Pa. With more than a decade of experience, she is a licensed physical therapist assistant and previously held a range of positions with Phoebe Ministries, including director of rehabilitation and personal care home administrator at the non-profit’s Richland, Pa., property. 

Simmers was born and raised in Quakertown. “Being part of Riverton is like coming back home,” said Simmers. “I’m excited by the opportunity to work with a community that is evolving – with new directors of wellness and life enrichment who are focusing on enhanced programming, and a significant renovation project getting underway.” 

Simmers added that Riverton’s spacious, beautifully appointed apartments are a popular choice for area couples and singles alike, who also enjoy the community’s gourmet dining. “Our community is a little hidden gem in the Lehigh Valley,” she said. “In the coming months, our expansive and ambitious modernization will take Riverton’s amenities and services to a new level, reflecting the preferences of today’s discerning seniors.” 

Marquis Health Consulting Services provides administrative and consulting services for Riverton Enhanced Senior Living and is working closely with the community’s leadership team as this exciting new chapter unfolds. “Jennifer is a wonderful fit as executive director for this distinctive community,” said Marquis’ Lauren Everett, vice president of Senior Living Services. “Her energy and leadership skills are a perfect match for Riverton’s warm, welcoming and active environment – one where residents are inspired live life to its fullest.” 

In addition to enjoying a wealth of amenities and activities, residents of Riverton Enhanced Senior Living have access to memory care, respite care and the convenience of onsite rehab care at Riverton Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center. Visit for more information.        


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801 North Wahneta Street, Allentown, PA 18109  

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