Ativo of Yuma, a premier assisted living and memory care community located in the Foothills of Yuma, AZ, is pleased to announce the promotion of Kody Grode to the position of Associate Executive Director. Prior to being the Resident Care Coordinator, Kody demonstrated exceptional dedication and adherence to the memory care community as the Memory Care Coordinator and has been an invaluable member of the Ativo team since opening.
With four years of experience in assisted living healthcare, Kody Grode brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to her new role. Executive Director, Rafael Jan acknowledged, “Kody has developed a deep passion for serving seniors and making a positive impact on their lives and their families. The difference she has made here at Ativo is immense, and we are extremely grateful to have her as part of our leadership team.”
Kody’s relentless pursuit of knowledge and continuous education has been instrumental in her professional growth. She has actively engaged in various training programs, ensuring that she stays up-to-date with the latest advancements and best practices in memory care. Kody is a Licensed Nursing Assistant (LNA) and a certified caregiver, reflecting her commitment to providing top-quality care to residents. She has also completed two of Teepa Snow’s esteemed Positive Approach to Care (PAC) champion courses, further enhancing her expertise in dementia care. Additionally, Kody holds certifications from the Alzheimer’s Association and is a certified Dementia Practitioner.