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About Arbor Terrace at Cascade

Arbor Terrace at Cascade provides residents with a lifestyle focused on wellness and meaningful social connections. Our assisted living and dementia care options allow us to provide individualized care and assistance for everyone who calls our community home.

Home Where you have peace of mind

Relationships Matter Here

At Arbor Terrace, relationships are the foundation of our community. We delight in fostering meaningful relationships — we call them deep connections — with residents and family members, and finding ways to create connections between the seniors who live here. As we learn more about our residents, we can provide even better assistance and programs to meet their ever-evolving needs.

Life Is Better Here

Arbor Terrace at Cascade is managed by The Arbor Company. For more than three decades, The Arbor Company has been dedicated to providing the lifestyle and amenities that keep seniors feeling their very best.

  • Art Art and Education Stimulate your mind by learning another language, painting a portrait, or exploring a new craft or skill.
  • people Deep Connections Feel connected to a lively community. We ask the right questions and take the time to listen. It’s why residents accomplish amazing things here — things they never thought possible on their own.
  • PurposefulLivng Health and Wellness Our exercise programs are designed especially for seniors to improve mobility, maintain fitness, and even challenge the brain — all in a fun format.
  • Recreation Purposeful Living At Arbor Terrace, residents are meaningfully engaged throughout the day. An important part of that includes opportunities to volunteer and give back to others while remaining actively involved in the community.
  • Activities Recreation and Leisure We go out of our way to fulfill each resident’s wish list. From live music to barbecues to karaoke nights, if you can dream it, chances are that we’ll try it. And we love helping with family get-togethers.
  • Spiritual Spiritual Journey For many, the health of one’s soul is as meaningful as the health of one’s body. And so we offer ample opportunities for structured religious activities and individual reflection.

A Company Built on Senior Living

Arbor Terrace at Cascade is managed by The Arbor Company, who has been serving seniors around the country for more than 30 years. Our experience and passion for senior living set us apart from others; we are dedicated to fostering relationships that matter and providing resources that keep our team on the cutting edge of the industry’s best practices.

Meet the Arbor Terrace at Cascade 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.

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Vanessa Jones

Executive Director

I joined Arbor Terrace at Cascade in 2008 as the Business Office Manager, serving with a commitment to growth and excellence. That same commitment and the experience I’ve gained during my tenure will be applied as Executive Director. It is an honor to care for and serve the residents, families, and staff of Arbor Terrace at Cascade.

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Kamilla Ramcharran

Community Sales Director

My senior living journey started when I joined the Arbor Family in 2017, and I quickly fell in love with the Arbor culture. The senior population has always held a special place in my heart; it is my passion to help and care for each unique resident. I see this as an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of our families and residents. This is especially important as they go through the journey of finding the right place to call home.


Lakeesha Smith

Resident Care Director

Lakeesha is an LPN with a degree in Psychology from Troy University. She began her Nursing career in 2000 working with special needs pediatrics in a skilled setting. Lakeesha also has extensive experience as a mental health nurse, corrections nurse, home health nurse, and hospice nurse. Lakeesha has a specialized focus on elder care and dementia. Lakeesha enjoys working with the senior population because of the wealth of wisdom they possess. She is the proud mother of two children. In her spare time, Lakeesha enjoys traveling, attending stage plays, open mics, and relaxing at Piedmont Park.

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Tjader Norris

Engagement Director

Tjader, a graduate of Georgia State University, found her passion for seniors in 2015 and creates exceptional programming for each resident.

Brittany Yarber

Brittany Yarber

Dining Director

Brittany's culinary journey spans 18 years, 16 of those years cooking professionally. Passionate about her craft, she believes in the power of food to unite people, and is constantly exploring new flavors and recipes. Her dedication is evident in every meal she prepares for our residents and their loved ones. 

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Dwight Armour Jr.

Maintenance Director

Serving Arbor Terrace at Cascade as maintenance assistant for 10 years prior, Dwight is dedicated to our residents and their safety.

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Shaqwana Portalis

Business Office Director

Shaqwana obtained her master's degree in public administration from Valdosta State University. She has an extensive background that includes experience in senior living, mental health, and nonprofit organizations. She enjoys food, especially southern creole cuisine, watching movies, and spending time with loved ones.

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What's Happening at Arbor Terrace

2024 Pinnacle Awards


Arbor Terrace Cascade is proud to be recognized for the 2024 Pinnacle Award in customer experience. Residents and families are interviewed and their experience is scored, and only communities that consistently rank in the top 15% of care providers over the previous year receive the award.

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800 Award!


Arbor Terrace Cascade is excited to announce we are recipients of the Reputation 800 Award! This award recognizes organizations with the gold standard of customer service and satisfaction.

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