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About The Solana East Cobb

The Solana 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.

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Relationships Matter Here

At The Solana East Cobb, 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

The Solana East Cobb 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 icon. Solana East Cobb Art and Education Stimulate your mind by learning another language, painting a portrait, or exploring a new craft or skill.
  • people icon Solana East Cobb 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.
  • yoga icon Solana East Cobb 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 icon Solana East Cobb Purposeful Living At The Solana, 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
  • man walking dog icon Solana East Cobb 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 icon Solana East Cobb 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

The Solana East Cobb 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 Solana East Cobb 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.

Shevon Phillips

Shevon Phillips

Executive Director

Shevon, a highly experienced and compassionate patient care provider, has dedicated herself to serving the senior community since 2010. She embodies a deep love and unwavering commitment to enhancing the lives of residents and their families. Through her creativity, passion, and extensive background, Shevon enriches the lives of all those residing at The Solana East Cobb.


Mary Bennett

Director of Sales

Mary joins the team at Solana with experience in social work and counseling. She has worked the past four years in Senior living marketing and sales. She is excited to help seniors and families find that next new home. Mary and her husband Liam have lived in East Cobb for 13 years with their two high school aged daughters.

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Sheila O'Connell

Resident Care Director

Sheila is a board-certified nurse in Gerontology and educated in assessing and meeting the needs of older adults. Sheila has experience in women’s surgical nursing and also as a diabetes educator. Prior to becoming a nurse, she was employed as a Flight Attendant for 16 years. Sheila enjoys caring for our residents and collaborating with their families.

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Malerie Thomas

Memory Care Director

Malerie's impressive career in the senior industry commenced immediately after her graduation from high school, where she started as a nurse's aid. Over the course of 23 years, she has acquired a wealth of expertise working in various settings including nursing homes, behavioral units, and memory care communities. Her unrelenting dedication to being a voice for the voiceless sets her apart in her field. Malerie's deep-seated passion for aiding others and her profound interest in the histories and life stories of residents make her an invaluable asset to her role.

Shalan Mosby

Shalan Mosby

Engagement Director

Shalan is from Atlanta, Georgia. Shalan has been working with seniors for five years. She loves hearing their stories and building a strong relationship with them. Shalan uses her creativity and experience to form meaningful programs.

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Lillian Wint

Dining Director

Liliana is a certified CDM and CFPP with more than 30 years of hospitality and culinary experience. She received her Certification in Dietary Management, Therapeutic, and Modified Diets from Kent Campus Community College. She later attended Miami Lindsey Hopkins Culinary Arts & Food Safety and received a certificate in Culinary and Food Safety.


Megan Novak

Move-In Coordinator

With a background in music therapy, Megan brings her passion to create enriching, fun activities to share with our residents and families!


Lennie Gomes

Maintenance Director

With more than 30 years’ experience working in senior living communities, Lennie works to assure our residents and their families feel safe and at home.

Racuel James

Racuel James

Business Office Director

Serving seniors has been Racuel’s lifelong passion, stemming from her volunteer work as a candy striper in long-term care facilities during her formative years. She has acquired her Bachelor of Science degree in Long-Term Care Administration and a Master of Science degree in Gerontology from the esteemed University of Alabama. Racuel firmly stands by the well-known proverb, "Always put your best foot forward". Outside of her duties at the community, she is a dedicated mother to two teenage children.

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What's Happening at The Solana East Cobb

The Fernbank Museum of Natural History


Our residents traveled around the world and through history at The Fernbank Museum of Natural History! Our residents love getting to explore new places and learn new things! 

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Happy Passover!


We hosted a Passover Sedar for our residents and families! Rabbi Ruth E Levy led a beautiful service, our team member Heather made homemade matzo ball soup, and Chef Lillian served a delicious dinner.

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Fruity Cocktails


Residents enjoyed Friday afternoon happy hour with fried shrimp, fruity cocktails, and good music! 

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