OUR TEAM
LOUISE and BILL SMITH
(Owners)

 

Louise and Bill have been married for 43 years. They have six kids and 25 grandchildren. They moved to Naples in 1997 and built this beautiful estate home in 2008. While taking care of Louise's father in his later years, they decided to make their home an Adult Residential Care Facility. It is a very rewarding job and Louise and Bill enjoy getting to know new people and taking care of them in their later years.

SHERIDA OSTLER
Office Manager/Caregiver

 

 

Sherida is Louise and Bill's daughter, who moved to Naples in 2015 with her family. During college, Sherida worked in a nursing home as a physical therapy aide. She graduaded with a bachelor of science degree in Exercise Physiology. Sherida is an ACE certified personal trainer and has worked as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor, while raising her three boys. Sherida now enjoys helping her parents with Bear Country Living and doing personal training on the side. Do not be surprised to see her doing exercises and having fun with our residents.

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LEYSA ACOSTA
Caregiver

Leysa has been with Bear Country Living for almost two years. She was born in Cuba, where she practiced medicine. She is working on getting her medical license in The United States and we feel very lucky to have her as an employee while she is in that process. She speaks English and Spanish fluently.

ARNELE DIAZ
Caregiver

Arnele was born in the Philippines and moved to Florida in January of 2015. Arnele has a Bachelor Degree and is fluent in English, Tagalog and Cebuano. He her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband and she loves to dance, sing, play volleyball and play table tennis. Arnele is a great asset to Bear Country Living. She takes good care of the residents, as well as, keeping the facility clean.

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KERRIE WALLING
Caregiver

Biography coming soon