Wednesday, March 26, 2008

McCabe retires as chief executive officer of The Cedars.

The Cedars chief executive officer Sharon E. (Shari) McCabe has announced her retirement, effective May 1, after nearly 30 years in the healthcare field. The Cedars is a Church of the Brethren retirement community in McPherson, Kan., that also is associated with the Free Methodist Church.

McCabe has served as CEO of The Cedars since 2003. According to a report in the “McPherson Sentinel” newspaper, during her five years there she guided the organization through construction of four Cedar Houses and a Wellness Center (for an interview with McCabe about the major changes in retirement communities in recent decades, go to

Previously McCabe was CEO of Kansas Masonic Home in Wichita, and from 1997-2000 she was administrator for the Cedars Health Care Center. She is a graduate of Barton Community College and Kansas State University, and earned a mini-MBA certificate from Wichita State University.

The board of the Association of Brethren Caregivers has voted to honor McCabe with a caregiving award, which will be presented at the ABC recognition dinner at the 2008 Annual Conference.

Source: 3/26/2008 Newsline

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