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About Arbor Terrace Cooper City

Arbor Terrace Cooper City offers a wellness-focused lifestyle with a strong emphasis on social connections, while our assisted living and memory care services cater to the unique needs of each individual residing in our community.

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Relationships Matter Here

At Arbor Terrace Cooper City, we prioritize the well-being and social interactions of our residents. With our assisted living and memory care options, we offer personalized care and support to everyone who calls our community their home.

Life Is Better Here

The Arbor Company has been committed to offering seniors the lifestyle and amenities that promote their overall well-being for more than three decades.

  • Art Art and Education Explore new avenues for mental stimulation by learning a foreign language, painting a portrait, or discovering a new craft or skill.
  • people Deep Connections Our community fosters a sense of connection and vitality. We listen attentively and ask thought-provoking questions, empowering residents to achieve extraordinary things they never imagined possible on their own.
  • PurposefulLivng Health and Wellness Our exercise programs are tailored to meet the needs of seniors, providing an enjoyable way to enhance mobility, preserve fitness, and even stimulate the mind.
  • Recreation Purposeful Living At Arbor Terrace Cooper City, residents have ample opportunities for meaningful engagement throughout the day, such as volunteering and giving back to the community while staying actively involved.
  • Activities Recreation and Leisure Our residents are our priority! From live music performances and barbecues to karaoke nights, we take care of all the details so that you can sit back and enjoy time with your family. Anything is possible—just let us know what you have in mind and our team will do their best to make it happen!
  • Spiritual Spiritual Journey We believe that a healthy mind and spirit is just as important as the health of one's body. We strive to encourage spiritual growth by offering both structured religious activities and opportunities for individual reflection.

A Company Built on Senior Living

With more than 30 years of experience in senior living, The Arbor Company is unparalleled in its commitment to our residents. We strive to create lasting connections and stay ahead of the curve with our cutting-edge industry resources.

Meet the Arbor Terrace Cooper City Team

Each member of our team brings a heart for service, a passion for seniors, and the experience to create exceptional opportunities for our residents.


Mary Buchanan

Executive Director

Mary has extensive experience as an administrator, with a career spanning more than 25 years. She holds a Master’s Degree in Social Work from Adelphi University in New York. Her favorite part of her job is resident engagement—she loves learning from our residents and hearing their amazing life stories and experiences. Outside of work, Mary loves spending time at the beach, practicing yoga, and kayaking. 


Nandy Sahadeo

Community Sales Director

Nandy has more than a decade of experience in senior living, beginning with time spent volunteering at a community where her mother led activities. Soon after, she officially started her career in senior living as a receptionist, working her way up from med-tech into  Human Resources and now to Community Sales Director. A Florida native, Nandy enjoys making a difference in the lives of those she serves each and every day. In her free time, Nandy enjoys trying new restaurants and traveling.


Musi Gal

Community Sales Director

Musi has an extensive background in sales, including three years as a Sales Coordinator at Arbor Terrace Cooper City. She enjoys working with seniors because she feels she can learn a lot from them and loves to listen to their fascinating stories. Living near Cooper City, Musi boasts, “Cooper City is a beautiful, small city. Our community, Arbor Terrace Cooper City, is truly a hidden gem in Broward County.” Musi is family-oriented and when not working, enjoys traveling, cooking at home, and watching foreign films and documentaries. 


Paula Wanat

Memory Care Director

Paula has worked with the intellectually disabled and mental health population for 27 years, in a variety of settings. She feels an overwhelming responsibility to advocate for the aging population and as Memory Care Director, believes it’s her calling to ensure every resident receives the best care possible. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Paula has lived in Florida for five years and enjoys yoga and traveling. 


Jamie Barcomb

Resident Care Director

Jamie’s career in senior care began when she was a teenager, leading her to become a Certified Nursing Assistant before obtaining her Nursing Degree. She has been working in the senior care field for a total of 24 years, and believes it is a privilege to care for and to be a part of each resident’s life. In her free time, Jamie enjoys hanging with her family at the beach, four wheeling, and traveling to new destinations. 

Paula Reis

Paula Reis

Engagement Director

Paula has a degree in Exercise Science and yields 30 years of experience creating, monitoring, and delivering evidence-based content in the exercise, health, and wellness fields. For seven of those years, she has worked exclusively with the aging population. She believes that through engagement, we’re able to learn new things, create purpose and connections with others, and have a positive impact in a person's life. Her education and background has inspired her to drive positive change in diverse communities, including working with cancer patients at Gilda’s Club in South Florida. In her spare time, you can find Paula outdoors bird watching, mushroom hunting, and observing sea life during low tide. 


Rick Wing

Maintenance Director

Rick has an extensive career in maintenance, spanning 25 years, 4 of those in senior living.  He loves working with seniors because they are a wealth of knowledge, and he hopes to add a bit of sunshine into their lives.

When not working, Rick and his wife like to visit Universal Studios, watch movies, and are avid Halloween buffs.

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Sandra Marrero

Business Office Director

Born in Ecuador, Sandra studied accounting prior to moving to Miami in 1997. Sandra’s 15 years of experience in business office management, paired with her communication and leadership skills make her an asset to the Arbor Terrace Cooper City team. She loves working with seniors because they teach her compassion, patience, and gratitude every day. When not working, Sandra enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors, especially with her dog.

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