The Buckingham Names April Dillon Senior Living Counselor

Business and Professional

February 17, 2015

The Buckingham senior living community has named April Dillon Senior Living Counselor. The announcement was made by Julie Fenske, Executive Director of The Buckingham. In her role, Dillon will assist seniors during the sales process and help them navigate through the move-in process, while also having a variety of responsibilities in supporting the marketing team. 


"We are extremely pleased to have April join our team," said Fenske. "She brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in the senior living industry to her role.  She will be a vital contribution to The Buckingham as our staff continues to offer our residents the best care and service possible in the Houston area."


April joins The Buckingham with over ten years of experience in nonprofit continuing care retirement communities. She has enjoyed working with seniors in a variety of roles, including Director of Life Enrichment, Director of Social Work Services and most recently, Community Outreach Director for Franke at Seaside in Charleston, South Carolina. April is a Licensed Master Social Worker in Texas and holds a Master's of Social Work with a Certificate in Gerontology from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.




The Buckingham, a Masterpiece Living community, is Houston's premier life care senior living community located in the heart of the Memorial neighborhood.  Situated on a 17-acre site along Buffalo Bayou at 8580 Woodway Drive, The Buckingham offers resort-style services and amenities for active, independent seniors, as well as all levels of health care services on-site at The Plaza at The Buckingham.  The community features 205 independent living residences; 42 private assisted living apartments; 16 private memory support apartments; and 60 private skilled nursing suites.


The Buckingham is a 501(c)3 nonprofit senior living community sponsored by Senior Quality Lifestyles Corporation (SQLC), a Texas-based nonprofit organization that sponsors sister communities Edgemere in Dallas, Querencia at Barton Creek in Austin, The Stayton at Museum Way in Fort Worth, Mirador in Corpus Christi and The Barrington of Carmel in Indianapolis.  For information visit, or call (832) 426-1372.


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Image 1: April Dillon