Havenwood of Burnsville believes that its success is within the hearts and minds of the people that serve the residents that live here. It is with this passion and commitment that the very best talent is recruited.
Lola Danielson Amendt, MA, Executive Director
Lola Amendt is the Executive Director of Havenwood of Burnsville and believes every moment we have the opportunity to positively enhance each others lives. Lola brings a depth of operations, dementia, and direct care experience and knowledge to share with her many audiences. Lola has both a Master’s degree in Human Development and Family Studies, and a Graduate Certificate in Gerontology, from Iowa State University. She began her career teaching with the University of Minnesota Extension Service in Family Relations. For over eleven years, Lola has worked in Social Services at several Senior Living communities in the Twin Cities where she not only provided direct care to individuals at all stages of a diagnosis, but also offered support to care partners. Lola has facilitated Caregiver Support Groups, and provided dementia education to community staff and family members. Lola has also worked for the Alzheimer’s Association answering Helpline calls, overseeing Early Stage Programs, and delivering educational programs to professional and community groups.