Lifespace Communities Appoints Sandra Parker as General Counsel

May 24, 2021

in Organization News

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa (May 24, 2021) – Lifespace Communities is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandra Parker to the position of General Counsel effective May 24, 2021. Parker is a highly accomplished lawyer with more than 25 years of extensive experience. Her knowledge and expertise span many aspects of the health care industry, including hospital administration, federal health care regulations, pharmaceutical manufacturing compliance, and health data information.

“We are eager to welcome Sandra to the Lifespace team,” said Jesse Jantzen, president and CEO of Lifespace Communities. “Sandra’s passion for serving others is evident in her keen ability to listen and truly get to the heart of the issue at hand. Her strong experience in health care law combined with her approachable style is a unique and welcome combination of care and service that will be a perfect fit for Lifespace.”

Sandra earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English literature from the University of Southwestern Louisiana, her Master of Arts degree in English literature from Louisiana State University, and her Juris Doctor from the Loyola School of Law.

“I’m excited about the opportunity to work for a company with such a strong mission of celebrating the lives of our residents and team members,” said Parker. “I’m eager to work with the Lifespace team to advance our mission and contribute to our exciting future.”


About Lifespace Communities
Lifespace Communities, Inc., based in West Des Moines, Iowa, is a not-for-profit organization proudly serving older adults for more than 40 years. Founded in 1976, Lifespace Communities has grown to own and operate 15 continuing care retirement communities in eight states, serving more than 5,100 residents and employing more than 3,900 team members. For more information about Lifespace and its communities, visit

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