Paula Adams, Chief Clinical Officer
“To be a part of a senior health care provider that places the desires of the resident first is an honor and privilege. Senior Lifestyle’s mission supports the goals of our residents. The Senior Lifestyle team is extraordinary in their passion for our residents. It is my goal to lead and support the clinical team to ensure the highest quality of care outcomes are met for our residents.”
Paula Adams’s is the Chief Clinical Officer of Senior Lifestyle, overseeing the delivery of clinical care to our residents. She brings over twenty five years of senior executive, operational, clinical and financial management experience in the post-acute health care system, including Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing, Home Care, Hospice, Infusion, Pharmacy and Durable Medical.
Paula has extensive experience in day to day clinical operations, as well as acquisitions, mergers, “turn around” opportunities and EBITDA improvement plans. She works with the SLC leadership teams to ensure the highest level of clinical care with a focus on personal quality outcomes for each resident. Paula started her clinical career as a Pediatric ICU nurse, followed by starting her own Oncology / Infusion home care agencies in Southern California.
Prior to joining the SLC team Paula served as the West Regional Vice President for Brookdale Health Services. Prior to Brookdale she served for eight years as the West Divisional Manager for HCR – Manor Care / Heartland Home and Hospice, as well as senior leadership positions with Regency Health Services and Columbia – HCA. Paula was a key member of two highly successful restructuring teams, assembled by Venture Capital owners of two large home care companies. Additionally, she spent two years in Germany setting up an international Fortune 500 franchise health care medical clinic organization.
Paula received her B.S. in Chemistry and Genetics from The Ohio State University and her M.S. in Health Care Administration & Nursing from Northwestern University. Paula enjoys playing golf with her husband Mike and is an avid Ohio State “Buckeye” football fan!