About Tealwood Senior Living

Contact Us

The Tealwood Story

Starting Out

Tealwood Senior Living started with the belief that senior adults deserved better than what the average facility had to offer. In January 1989, Tealwood Senior Living began business, leasing five established senior living communities. But we wanted to see our care philosophy make more of an impact. We needed to grow.

Growth & Building

In 1992, Tealwood took a new step. Rather than leasing properties, we participated in ownership. The following years were full of growth for us. In 1998, we took on managing a 256-resident community and then designed and developed an independent and assisted living community in 2002.

That same year, the core team behind Tealwood Senior Living established Tealwood Management. This organization allowed us to manage our own communities and manage communities owned by other companies. Today, we operate 30 of our own communities, including freestanding assisted living communities, skilled nursing centers, and larger campuses.

Around 2008, we partnered with Trident Development to co-develop 18 senior housing projects.

Shifting Focus

Over time, our focus shifted from building design and clinical services to our residents’ needs and desires. In 2008, Tealwood began a company-wide focus on wellness. Using the 7 Dimensions of Wellness as a foundation, we developed programming to foster our residents’ physical, mental, and emotional health. Today, all of our communities use this programming.

Learn More About Us

Our Mission

Tealwood Senior Living aims to enrich the lives of those we serve.

Our Values

Respect

We respect everyone for who they are and who they may become. No matter the situation, dignity and courtesy remain paramount for our team.

Recognize

We recognize that every person is unique, with their own set of values, beliefs, ideas, and ways of doing things. By offering choices, we hope to honor and celebrate our differences.

Respond

We respond to every need, concern, and idea we encounter. By anticipating needs and refusing to make empty promises, we continue to earn the trust our residents put in us.

Our Executive Team

+

Howie Groff

President & Principal

+

Gail Sheridan, RN

Chief Clinical Operations
Manager & Principal

+

Molly Toulouse, LNHA

Chief Financial Officer

+

Greg Brown, CPA

Chief Operating Officer

+

Chris Krebsbach, LNHA

Vice President of Operations

+

Amanda Johnson, RN, LNHA

Vice President of Clinical Operations & Corporate Compliance Officer

+

Lisa Zeis, MSCCC-SLP

Vice President of Operations Support

+

Trish Lies

Director of Financial Services

+

Monica Hunter, LPN

Corporate Director of Business Development

Our Partners

Tealwood Management

Tealwood Management was formed in 2003. The principals of Tealwood Senior Living established an organization that focuses on managing its own projects and obtaining management agreements with other businesses, all while affording ownership opportunities for key staff.

Tealwood Management currently manages 10 locations of its own. It has management agreements with 4 freestanding assisted living projects, 1 skilled nursing center, and 1 campus, including a skilled nursing center and an assisted living community.

Trident Development

Tealwood Senior Living combined talents with Trident Development in 2008 to develop senior housing projects. Their journey began in Sauk Center, MN, where they developed an assisted living community, opening its doors to seniors in the community that November.

Since that initial project, the joint venture has combined to develop 15 senior housing projects, 3 of which are still under construction. Trident’s strengths are its ability to secure land, develop the infrastructure, coordinate the design of the project, assist in the financing, and ultimately secure construction. The partnership looks to continue developing projects into the future.

Leonard Louis Healthcare Properties (LLHCP)

Tealwood Senior Living began its initial journey by leasing 5 nursing facilities from LLHCP in 1989. The relationship expanded in 1992 when LLHCP partnered with the Tealwood principals to acquire a 72-unit senior care community in Waite Park, MN.

Since that first senior housing project, Tealwood has partnered with LLHCP, successfully developing 15 senior communities. The LLHCP growth strategy was built on the belief that better care is provided in rural markets where friends and relatives frequently care for their loved ones. LLHCP is owned by two prominent Minneapolis attorneys, Samuel Kaplan and Ralph Strangis.

Tealwood Senior Living

In 1998, Tealwood Senior Living formed a joint venture to manage 4 campuses owned by Senior Care Communities. A major effort came in 2002 by designing and developing a 142-unit senior living campus in Eden Prairie, MN.

The uniqueness of this community was further enhanced when the Transitional Care Unit opened in 2003. The Transitional Care Unit is a 25-bed nursing facility focusing on rehabilitation services. In 2011, TWSL developed a 77-unit assisted living project near downtown Minneapolis.

Levels of Care

Apartment-style living in a community designed for seniors who can live independently but prefer the security and convenience of access to additional care and services.

Independent Living

All of the comfort and control of independent living with added benefits, which could include meals, laundry, or housekeeping.

Independent Living

Communities that are designed for seniors who need some help with daily tasks but want to live as independently as possible.

Assisted Living +

A community setting dedicated to the needs of adults with dementia. Care includes specialized activities, nutrition, and family support.

Memory Care

For those who need enhanced care in an intimate setting. We take care of advanced medical needs with a high staff to resident ratio for personalized care.

Care Suites

Bridging the gap between hospital and home by providing comprehensive medical care. Our combination of nurses and other specialists help to rehabilitate after surgery, illness, or injury.

Skilled Nursing

Why Choose Tealwood?

Tealwood Senior Living communities promote physical, mental, and emotional wellness. With nutritious homestyle meals, hospital-grade cleaning procedures, and highly advanced air purification, we are committed to our residents’ health.

Learn More

No matter which lifestyle you choose, you will get to live your way. We believe fostering independence is essential. That is why we work with our residents to give them as much help as they want without getting in their way.

Learn More

Each community has a team of qualified professionals led by an experienced nurse. We maintain staffing protocols that are far above the state standards to give our residents the absolute best standard of care.

Learn More

Check us Out on Facebook

Comments Box SVG iconsUsed for the like, share, comment, and reaction icons

It’s safe to say that for most of us, giving back to the community fulfills our sense of purpose and can improve our overall well-being. Our residents often volunteer to serve their local community, whether it’s planting new trees or rolling bandages for the Red Cross Society. Be part of something more when you choose to start your journey with us. Visit our website to learn more. ⁣
⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
twsl.com/
See MoreSee Less

Its safe to say that for most of us, giving back to the community fulfills our sense of purpose and can improve our overall well-being. Our residents often volunteer to serve their local community, whether its planting new trees or rolling bandages for the Red Cross Society. Be part of something more when you choose to start your journey with us. Visit our website to learn more. ⁣
⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
https://twsl.com/

Careers in aging are driven by multiple motivations and stories. Lindsay Brown has been a part of the Tealwood journey for over 7 years and shares her story with us🎤

tealwood-senior-living.jobs.net/

#CareersInAging #becausethejourneymatters #jointhejourney
See MoreSee Less

Comment on Facebook

So many uplifting stories like this each and every day! Thanks for sharing Lindsay! 😁 #becausethejourneymatters

We are honored to be a part of seniors aging magnificently. The only way that can happen is with the very best caregivers and leaders in the aging profession. Join us this week as we celebrate and promote our teams in what we think is the best of the best of career paths! #CareersInAging #becausethejourneymatters #jointhejourney
👇
tealwood-senior-living.jobs.net/
See MoreSee Less

We are honored to be a part of seniors aging magnificently. The only way that can happen is with the very best caregivers and leaders in the aging profession. Join us this week as we celebrate and promote our teams in what we think is the best of the best of career paths! #careersinaging #becausethejourneymatters #jointhejourney 
👇
https://tealwood-senior-living.jobs.net/

Are you an avid bird watcher or have you thought about becoming one? Our Wright House community in Wisconsin is just a short drive away from Kettle Moraine State Forest, a perfect place to get some fresh air and spot these little ones. Our communities are thoughtfully designed, from dynamic programming to customizable apartment homes for your everyday convenience – we put your needs first. Visit our website to learn more!⁣
⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
twsl.com/
See MoreSee Less

Are you an avid bird watcher or have you thought about becoming one? Our Wright House community in Wisconsin is just a short drive away from Kettle Moraine State Forest, a perfect place to get some fresh air and spot these little ones. Our communities are thoughtfully designed, from dynamic programming to customizable apartment homes for your everyday convenience - we put your needs first. Visit our website to learn more!⁣
⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣⁣
https://twsl.com/
Things to know! #ParkinsonsAwarenessMonth #becausethejourneymatters
Load more

Contact Us

instagram facebook facebook2 pinterest twitter google-plus google linkedin2 yelp youtube phone location calendar share2 link star-full star star-half chevron-right chevron-left chevron-down chevron-up envelope fax