Beth Strait, CTRS CDP


Beth Strait began as the Administrator in March of 2016 after serving 4 ½ years as the Director of Life Enrichment and Volunteer Services. Prior to this, Beth has worked as a Recreation Therapist for over 20 years working primarily with seniors in Nursing Homes, specializing in Dementia Care. Beth graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelors Degree in Therapeutic Recreation. Since joining Yorkshire and Stonebridge Manor, Beth has received her Certified Dementia Practitioner Certificate and serves on the Board for the Michigan Association of Activity Professionals as the Professional Development Chairperson. Beth feels strongly about the need to continue to train and educate ourselves and others about serving seniors in our communities and individualizing the care to meet their physical, social and cognitive needs. As the Administrator, Beth feels she can better address these areas with staff and families to make a better life for our seniors. Beth grew up on the East side of Michigan but met her husband while attending Grand Valley State University. Beth has been married for 28 years, they have two children and are blessed to be actively involved in the lives of their two grandchildren. Beth enjoys reading, music and bike riding.