As a licensed nurse and an Assisted Living Administrator, Sara Wright created Assisted Living Consultants of Denver to offer professional support to both senior living communities and resident families. ALC of Denver has a unique ability to cater to each client’s specific needs and priorities.
Sara has over 16 years of experience in the healthcare field including 10 years as a nurse and more than 8 years in key leadership roles within senior living communities. Her most recent positions were as Executive Director of Balfour at Riverfront Park and Rosemark at Mayfair Park in Denver. Prior to operating these buildings, she held the role as Assisted Living Director and Health and Wellness Director at communities in both Colorado and Illinois.
Born and raised in Colorado, Sara graduated from Metropolitan State University of Denver with a Bachelor of Science degree in Behavioral Science and Nutrition. She has always had a heart and love for helping others and a special interest in serving seniors. This began during college when she worked at Craig Hospital caring for those recovering from traumatic brain and spinal cord injuries. After graduating, Sara followed her love for the outdoors and adventure by moving to Portland, OR to attend nursing school.
After gaining experience in home health care as a private duty nurse for individuals with complex medical conditions, Sara moved to Chicago, IL in 2010. There, she worked as a nurse, caring for elders within a skilled nursing and rehab facility. She then transitioned to directing and managing Assisted Living and Memory Care communities within several organizations including Brookdale Senior Living and Senior Lifestyle Corporation.
Sara has always taken pride in maintaining clinically sound and regulatory compliant communities and guiding others to do the same. Additionally, she has a desire to cultivate a caring and person-directed environment for older adults, families, and associates, alike. Her understanding of varying roles allows her the transparency and ability to relate to the wide variety of ALC of Denvers' clients.
Bringing expertise and passion to ALC of Denver, Sara implements tools to promote successful practices which have been of tremendous benefit to numerous organizations and individuals in supporting their loved ones. All of Sara’s experience has culminated in becoming the type of nurse, resource, and advisor she is today.
When Sara is not working, she can be found visiting her local farmer’s market, exploring Denver, or hiking in the mountains with her husband and small children.