Our caregivers take the time to learn meaningful details about each resident, creating a true one-on-one bonding experience. We truly understand what makes our residents light up, helping relationships with residents blossom into true friendships. Whether it’s giving words of encouragement, playing a rousing game of bingo, or reading pages aloud from their favorite novel, we go to great lengths to keep our residents smiling. This philosophy of personalized care makes it easier and more enjoyable for our residents to reach the goals they set for themselves.
With a compassionate spirit, caring demeanor, and unrelenting commitment, Andrew Middleton’s mission is to ensure every resident lives with dignity, meaning, and the highest standard of care through person-centered principles and thoughtful leadership.
Andrew has grown up immersed in the long-term care community, as both his parents have careers in healthcare. He realized early on that he had a love for seniors, thus grew a passion for advocating, protecting, and ensuring the rights of every person under his care. With a degree in Healthcare Administration, Andrew has revolved his education around long-term care and considers the opportunity to make a positive impact on residents’ lives a true privilege.
Director of Nursing Jessica Istre, RN, keeps dignity and respect top-of-mind when caring for residents at Eastridge. With a passion for making a positive difference in people’s lives, Jessica treats every resident as if they were her own family. She says each resident holds a special place in her heart, as the grandparents she never had.
Jessica has over 18 years of long-term care experience and brings a variety of valuable skills to the table. Prior to earning the title Director of Nursing, Jessica began her career as a CNA and continued her education to become an LPN and then a Registered Nurse. She also has experience as a floor nurse, MDS, QA, and Assistant Director of Nursing, which makes her a valuable asset to Eastridge.