About Our Retirement Community

Start enjoying senior living filled with choices!

Clarendale at Bellevue Place is an all-new senior living community offering three lifestyle choices—independent living, assisted living, and memory care—all under one roof in a residential neighborhood in Nashville, TN. For only a simple monthly fee, this new option for village-style living provides gracious, comfortable surroundings that keep residents connected to the people, places and things they love most.

Leadership Team

Brandon Bornstein

Executive Director

With more than 7 years of experience in senior living, Brandon developed his passion for serving seniors through his experience at Gentiva Hospice, Life Care Centers of America and Brookdale Senior Living. He is well-positioned to serve as our executive director thanks to a combination of strong credentials and solid commitment to helping seniors and their families find the right lifestyle solutions. Brandon holds a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Tennessee Tech, where he played on the Golden Eagles baseball team.

Leslie Brown

Director of Sales and Marketing

Leslie Brown is the Director of Sales and Marketing who works with prospective residents to find the perfect home in our community. Leslie has the experience, passion and dedication it takes to help Nashville-area families find the right senior living solutions. Leslie brings more than 20 years of experience in sales and marketing to her Clarendale role, with the last decade primarily focused on health care. A native Nashvillian, Leslie holds a Bachelors of Science in Marketing from Auburn University.

Stephanie Ott

Director of Health Services

Stephanie Ott is the Director of Health Services who manages the overall operations of the community’s Health and Wellness department. She is responsible for creating a meaningful and purposeful environment for residents and a friendly and desirable working environment for the staff that assists them. Stephanie believes in the importance of having personal connections with residents and their families. Helping seniors to navigate through the many channels which promote wellness is where her passion lies. She also understands, firsthand, the challenges people face when confronted with dementia and regularly continues her education on this topic. She is certified with the Alzheimer’s Association, mid-south chapter as a Support Group Facilitator. Stephanie is a Registered Nurse with a background in skilled nursing. She has demonstrated her leadership skills in both settings and has found her passion working within senior living communities. This is her third Life Care Services community. Stephanie recently helped open the Clarendale at Indian Lake in Hendersonville, TN and is thrilled to now serve the Bellevue community.

Claudia Buchanan

Director of Memory Care

Claudia has lived in Nashville for 20 years and raised two sons here. She attained her Master of Divinity from Vanderbilt University in 2003 and was ordained by the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) the same year. She has served as the Program Coordinator for Volunteers in Mission, Pastor of Central Christian Church, and Hospice Chaplain for AseraCare Hospice. Her passion for Dementia Care leadership came as she cared for her parents in their final years. Claudia is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and specializes in Bereavement Care.

Crystal King

Director of Life Enrichment

Crystal is the Director of Life Enrichment. She works with seniors to provide purposeful fulfillment to their daily lives. Crystal believes that her position allows her the opportunity to bring joy and the ability to promote personal achievement and growth for those she serves. Crystal has over ten years of experience working within the senior community and is Activity Director Certified by the NCCAP.

Jordan Uselton

Director of Community Outreach

Jordan Uselton is the Director of Community Outreach. Jordan works directly with community resources to build strong relationships in business development. Jordan is passionate about serving seniors looking to transition to Senior Living in the Nashville community, stemming from a family deeply rooted in senior care. With over 20 years of expertise in Hospitality, Sales and Marketing he is proud to serve his community of Bellevue.

Crystal Askew

Residency Counselor

Crystal Askew is a Residency Counselor who works with families and potential residents in learning more about Clarendale and being a resource to them. Crystal believes that she helps families and potential residents find solutions and learn more about Senior Living options. Crystal has experience in Care Management/Social Work advocating for those that need support and assistance. Crystal is was awarded the Social Worker of the Year award for all of Broward and Palm Beach county in South Florida. Crystal studied Nursing and Psychology at Northwestern State University of Louisiana.

Hope Ell

Move-In Coordinator

Hope Ell joined the Clarendale at Bellevue Place team in September 2019 as Move-In Coordinator. Hope’s experience as a Realtor and her passion for serving Seniors positions her do the what she loves most -- helping people with late-in-life transitions. She is the primary contact with future residents regarding all the details surrounding the move and works hard to ensure a smooth and successful transition. Hope is a graduate of Western Carolina University located in NC and holds degrees in Broadcast Communications and Public Speaking.

Russell Ginder

Director of Culinary Services

Russell Ginder is the Director of Culinary Services for Clarendale at Bellevue Place. He works with the senior population and with their input, provides healthy, nutritious and desired meals in an atmosphere that promotes a vibrant and social dining experience. Russell believes the dining environment is a key aspect in the holistic approach for the emotional, physical and social wellbeing of the residents he serves. Russell has worked in the senior living continuum for 12 years serving in roles as a Clinical Dietitian, Culinary Services Director and as a Home Care Services Executive Director. Russell is a Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist through the state of Tennessee and a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Russell has earned a Bachelor of Science in Nutrition and Food Science degree from Middle Tennessee State University as well as a Master of Business Administration degree from Lipscomb University in Nashville Tennessee.

Brianna Sieck

Business Office Manager

Brianna Sieck is a Business Office Manager who works with residents to assist with lease signings and monthly invoices. Brianna believes in serving the residents and helping to make our community feel like home. Brianna has worked in senior living for 2 years as a Business Office Manager. Brianna holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Management and Marketing from California University of Pennsylvania.

Our Partners

Founded in 1938, Ryan Companies offers comprehensive commercial real estate services as a national developer, architect, builder, capital investment consultant, and real estate manager with a focus on bringing lasting value to its customers and the communities in which it works.  Ryan’s market depth includes retail, industrial, healthcare, and senior living. Ryan’s development and corporate build-to-suit work spans a wide range of product types including office, mixed-use, hospitality, multifamily housing and mission critical facilities. With a focus on bringing lasting value to its customers and the communities in which it works, Ryan has over 1300 employees in 16 offices and has completed projects in 39 states. For more information, visit ryancompanies.com.

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Life Care Services®, An LCS Company®, leads the way in senior living with over 40 years of proven experience. This innovative leadership brings passion and performance through strong financial stewardship, lifestyle-centered services as well as high quality health services in communities as unique as the individuals who live in them. 

Continuum of Care

Lifestyle Options for Today and Tomorrow

At Clarendale at Bellevue Place, you’ll find the lifestyle options you want now and in the future, so you or a loved one won’t have to leave the community should your health needs change. In addition to the freedom and flexibility of independent living, when more support is needed, assistance with daily living is provided in our assisted living neighborhood as well as dedicated care for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia in our memory care neighborhood. Residents never have to leave the neighbors and staff they come to love at Clarendale.