barbara Hitchen

Barbara Hitchens

Director of Health and Wellness

Barbara has been a nurse for 14 years, Director of Health and Wellness for 3 years. She is a graduate of Delaware Tech Community College and has been employed with Lakeside at Mallard Landing for 14 years. She enjoys working with the senior population in our community.

Taylor Kizner

Taylor Kinzer

Memory Care Program Director

Taylor Kinzer is a Nationally Certified Dementia Practitioner who has a passion for memory care. She has enjoyed working and volunteering with the elderly since 2012. Taylor studied geriatrics and dementia and has a BA in Social Work.


Thomas McCausland

Senior Lifestyle Counselor

Senior Lifestyle Counselor, Thomas McCausland brings to our community more than 25 years of diverse, multi-industry service and leadership experience, including 17 years spent managing sales organizations at the local and regional levels. He joined the Lakeside team in January 2022, and in his current role, he works alongside seniors and families to create customized and sustainable living and care solutions that fit each individual’s unique needs and demands.

Thomas attended Penn State University and earned an Associates Degree in Business Administration from Atlantic Community College. He later became a Certified Medical/Clinical Assistant, and in addition to his professional work, he proudly represents multiple veterans’ organizations, most notably The American Legion, where he serves as a Commander of The Sons of the American Legion.