Laurel View Village, a continuing care retirement community in Davidsville, PA, has named Rachel Wachter administrator of its nursing home.

Wachter was previously administrator for The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg and has worked in aging services for 12 years.

She earned a bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies/ gerontology from Penn State University. She first worked in hospice care with Asera Care Hospice, Johnstown, then in a guardianship and protective services capacity for older adults in Blair County, PA. She then worked in social services, admissions and administrator positions in a CCRC with a skilled nursing facility in Blair County.

Wachter became a certified dementia practitioner in 2017 and a licensed nursing home administrator the following year.