Meet Our Authors at Juniper Care Place

Meet our eclectic panel of authors at Juniper Care Place.  Although each author speaks from their personal perspective and area of expertise,  each shares our Juniper vision that with education comes empowerment.  If you too share that spirit and are interested in writing for Juniper Care Place, please contact us.

Contributing Author, Diane ByrneDiane F. Byrne is the Vice President of Program Development and Training for Juniper Communities.  She is responsible for design, development and implementation of Juniper University and our signature “Alive in All Seasons” programs … > Full Bio


H. L. Kayston, Contributing AuthorH.L. Kayston is an authentic  81 year old woman who is still employed, active perhaps to a fault, and open to new possibilities.  Ms. Kayston wishes to remain anonymous.  She writes from the perspective  of an elder muse and “everywoman” … > Full Bio



Jeanine Genauer has been involved in the senior care industry for the past seven years. Handling Public Relations for Juniper Communities, she has an inside view of the industry and those it benefits … > Full Bio



Lynne Katzmann, President & CEO, Juniper CommunitiesLynne Katzmann, Founder and CEO of Juniper Communities of Bloomfield, NJ, a privately held, long-term care company, has been President and CEO throughout its twenty-five years. Katzmann launched the company with six years of business experience and a PHD in health economics from the London School of Economics… > Full Bio



Cindy Longfellow is the National Director of Sales and Marketing for Juniper Communities.  In that role, she provides marketing and sales support for all of the communities.  This includes developing and implementing sales training … > Full Bio



Tara Williamson - AuthorTara Williamson earned a Bachelor’s in food science and human nutrition with a concentration in dietetics at Colorado State University, one of the top-ranking schools in the country. > Full Bio



Vickie Stotler-Smith - AuthorVickie Stotler-Smith has been with Juniper Communities since 2011 as a Director of Community Relations in Aurora, Colorado. Currently she serves as the Social Media Director/Assistant National Sales and Marketing Director. As such, she shares Juniper’s voice throughout social media and assists with coaching and training staff in the areas of social media, sales, marketing, online reviews and online lead management. With more than 25 years’ experience in healthcare, Vickie feels that eldercare, in particular is more than a job – it’s her passion… > Full Bio