Steve Gowe

Steven Gowe

Senior Lifestyle Counselor

Come and visit Lakeside At Mallard Landing, and stay for the lifestyle! Our community is established from a new era of bold, energetic senior living, offering the best combination of personalized care and an engaging lifestyle with a wealth of social and recreational activities. We also offer six, exclusive senior lifestyle programs that together create a daily living experience unlike any other.
Senior Lifestyle Counselor Steven Gowe brings to our community more than 10 years of diverse marketing, management and sales experience from various corners of the broader healthcare industry, including skilled nursing, at-home care and now, resident-focused senior living.
As a native of Maryland’s Eastern Shore, Steven attended Chesapeake College in Queenstown, where he studied business administration and management principles. Steven joins our team following a six-and-a-half-year tenure as Community Liaison for Bright Star Care. He now aims to continue building and nurturing relationships with area seniors and families, and lending his own, practical knowledge and experience as they navigate their search for quality senior living solutions.
A proud husband and family man, Steve resides in Preston with his wife of 32 years. The couple has two daughters.
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.