Meet Terri Waldman
Terri Waldman, MSW, Executive Director of Member Health Services
A licensed Assisted Living Facility Manager (ALFM) in Arizona, Terri is responsible for the daily operation of The Hacienda at the Canyon’s state-licensed Assisted Living and Memory Care programs, The Inn and The Gardens. She brings to our Hacienda family more than 25 years of experience providing services and advocacy for older adults in Pima County. Her Masters in Social Work degree eventually led to her specialization in behavioral health and her passion for helping people thrive led her to Watermark at the zenith of her career. We are grateful to have a professional with Terri’s depth of experience on our team. Previous roles have included Director of Generations, a senior mental health unit at El Dorado Hospital, Director of Tucson Medical Center’s Geropsych Unit, which she opened in January of 2015, and Director/Administrator of two local Memory care units, Pacifica Senior Living and Copper Canyon. Terri believes that individuals living with Alzheimer’s Disease are “Buddhas on Earth,” and that from them we can all learn that the present moment is life’s greatest gift. Her person-centered approach and her belief that “five minutes of laughter a day creates a happy life” guide Terri’s practice and life journey.