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About Us


Man enjoying meal - Vista Grande Villa, Jackson MI

Dedicated to Caring

For more than 40 years, Vista Grande Villa has been committed being recognized as the leader among retirement communities in Mid-Michigan by setting the highest standards for service, care, and hospitality. The upgrades Vista Grande Villa has completed over the years ensure that our residents experience only the highest quality of senior living options.

Solid Leaders at the Top

Two experienced professionals lead the team at Vista Grande Villa. Both are dedicated to mentoring, leading, and empowering a full team of associates — a team committed to making senior care and the promise of Lifecare their life’s work.

Tom Keith -  Vista Grande Villa, Jackson MI

Executive Director Tom Keith has served elders and staff in a variety of leadership roles for more than 17 years. Prior to joining Vista Grande Villa, he held Executive Director and Regional Executive Director positions with Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices in Lebanon, Ohio, as well as an Executive Director position with Lutheran Homes Society in Toledo, Ohio. Tom graduated from Bowling Green State University with a B.S. in Gerontology and Long-Term Care Administration and is currently completing a Masters in Health Care Leadership at Siena Heights University.


Stephanie Willhite - Vista Grande Villa, Jackson MI

Administrator Stephanie Willhite had her mind set on a career in health care from day one in college. At the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Stephanie focused on Health Care Administration and Management and followed by an administrative internship with Green Hills Retirement Community in Ames, Iowa.

Experienced Professional Management

Vista Grande Villa is managed by Life Care Services™, An LCS® Company. Life Care Services leads the way in senior living with over 40 years of proven experience. This innovative leadership brings passion and performance through strong financial stewardship, lifestyle-centered services as well as high quality health services in communities as unique as the individuals who live in them. For more information, visit lifecareservicesLCS.com.

Volunteer Board of Directors

Vista Grande Villa is a not-for-profit organization overseen by a Board of Directors that consists of local professionals and civic leaders who volunteer their time to help develop and maintain services, as well as respond to individual resident needs. The Board’s variety of knowledge, combined with outstanding commitment and dedication, help the community maintain the highest standards.

  • Ellen Keatley, Chair
  • Tom Daly
  • Kathy Hendges
  • Robert DuBois
  • Tom Green
  • Jennifer Kelly
  • Ron Markowski
  • William Fuerstenau
  • Janet Rochefort
  • Larry Wetherby

Full Continuum of Lifestyle Choices

At Vista Grande Villa, we are proud to be the Jackson area’s only true Lifecare retirement community with a full continuum of lifestyle and care choices—all under one roof.

  • Independent Living Apartments and Carriage Homes offer residential living free from housekeeping and home maintenance.
  • Trellis Gardens Assisted Living Neighborhoods combine the comfort and independence of a private suite with 24-hour daily assistance when needed.
  • Health & Rehab provides short-term rehabilitative and recuperative care and long-term skilled nursing care in a loving, nurturing environment.