Rachel Wachter, a native of Blair County comes to Laurel View Village from being the administrator for The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg and has worked in aging services for the past 12 years.
Rachel earned a B.S in in Human Development and Family Studies/ Gerontology from Penn State University. She transitioned into Hospice Services with Asera Care Hospice, Johnstown followed by working Guardianship and Protective Services for Older Adults in Blair County, Social Services/Admissions Director and Administrator of a CCRC/ Skilled Nursing Facility in Blair County. In 2017 she became a Certified Dementia Practitioner and 2018 a licensed Nursing home Administrator. Rachel is a Cycling Merit Badge Counselor for the Boy Scouts of America, Professional Harpist and contributes and volunteers to organizations such as the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition, American Diabetes Association, and the Alzheimer’s Association. Rachel’s hobbies include, cycling, hunting, camping, she resides in Altoona with her Husband and two daughter, two German Shepherds and a domesticated Rabbit.
Laurel View Village is a Life Plan Community owned and operated by Allegheny Christian Ministries, Inc., as a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. Laurel View Village proudly serves the area for over 25 years.