Carly MacDonald is the administrator for the Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids. Ms. MacDonald began serving as the administrator on September 7, 2021. She has worked in long-term care for over 20 years. She joined HCR Manorcare, now known as ProMedica Senior Care, in 2001 as human resources director. Shortly thereafter Ms. MacDonald had a desire to expand her professional capabilities and became licensed as a nursing home administrator. This then allowed her to have a greater impact on clinical and administrative affairs, expansion of specialized care and member safety. She most recently has served as the administrator at Ascension Living Borgess Place in Kalamazoo for the past four years.
Throughout the pandemic, Carly has been essential in leading her team in understanding and implementing all CDC, CMS and State of Michigan Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 infection control requirements. While serving as administrator of Ascension Living Borgess Place, the home had less than ten cases of COVID-19 and no deaths attributed to the virus. Born and raised in Flint, Carly received a bachelor’s degree in human resources from Michigan State University and is an avid alumnus.
Michigan Veteran Homes at Grand Rapids
2950 Monroe Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49505