Silverado Senior Living Expands Memory Care Leadership Team in Austin


Under the leadership of Administrator Rose Vera and Medical Director Allen Sonstein, M.D., Silverado’s new memory care community in Austin, Texas is set to open in April of 2013

Austin, TX – April 1, 2013 – As Silverado prepares to open its 43,000 sq. ft. memory care community, the inaugural leadership is taking shape under Administrator Rose Vera. Vera will oversee operations at the 90‐bed memory care community, with a team of up to 90 associates once fully staffed. As a former nurse, medical consultant and senior living operator, Vera brings with her a broad expertise in resident‐ centered care. She holds an undergraduate degree in Healthcare Administration and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from Baylor University.

As part of their unique approach to memory care, the new Silverado community will offer around‐the‐ clock licensed nurses and clinical teams to address all levels of need. To provide oversight and guidance for these care services, Medical Director Allen Sonstein, M.D., will also join the local leadership team. Doctor Sonstein is affiliated with the South Austin Hospital and is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Texas. He is a member of the American Geriatric Society and the Texas Medical Association, as well as Founder and President of the Family Practice Society at Jefferson Medical College. Doctor Sonstein is also certified in Geriatric Medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

“We are grateful for the opportunity to deliver memory care services and provide support for Austin families affected by Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other forms of memory loss,” explains Michelle Egerer, Silverado’s senior vice president of community operations. “Under Rose’s leadership, we look forward to enriching the lives of our residents and their families.”

About Silverado
Silverado is a nationally-recognized provider of home care, memory care assisted living and hospice services. With locations in six states – including Arizona, California, Illinois, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin – Silverado delivers exceptional care and unmatched service to address the spectrum of changing needs, for individuals and families alike. To learn more or to obtain information on available resources, visit or call (866) 522-8125.

David Gill
(949) 240-5127

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