Abbey Delray South Welcomes New Executive Director

Category: Community Life

Abbey Delray South announces Rachel Blumberg as the senior living community’s new executive director. A native of South Florida, Blumberg has worked in the healthcare and senior living industries for more than 18 years, most recently serving in a similar role in Fort Lauderdale.

“Rachel has the background, experience and leadership skills necessary to lead Abbey Delray South to continued growth and success,” said Sloan Bentley, president and CEO of Lifespace Communities, which owns and operates Abbey Delray South. “We’re looking forward to watching her play a vital role at the community.”

Blumberg holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from Florida State University as well as a master’s degree in health service administration from Florida International University. She’s also a Florida State Humanitarian of the Year award winner, recognizing her hospice-related volunteer efforts.

“I’m enthusiastic about beginning this next chapter of my career,” she said. “Lifespace is a model organization in the field of senior living, and I look forward to contributing Abbey Delray South’s mission of providing high quality retirement living options for seniors.”

Rachel will spend a portion of June in Des Moines, Iowa, at Lifespace’s home office; before assuming full duties at Abbey Delray South in July.

“I’ll be visiting Lifespace communities in Des Moines, as well as Bloomington, Minnesota; Pittsburgh and Longwood, Florida,” said Blumberg. “It’s going to be a wonderful opportunity to immerse myself in the Lifespace culture.”