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Assisted Living located in the vibrant South Bay community of Los Angeles. Voted South Bay's Best of Assisted Living three years running!

MEET OUR TEAM

David Benedict

Administrator

As the administrator for Harbor Terrace Retirement Community, David oversees the day to day operations of the facility. David got his first exposure to seniors when he took care of his grandmother during the last year of her life. He enjoyed his time with her. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Business with a minor in Spanish and his Masters in Management. He has just completed his 25th year as the administrator for Harbor Terrace. David loves to interact with the residents and strives to make Harbor Terrace keep it's 'homey feel' that is our hallmark. When David is not at Harbor Terrace, you can find him doing service for his church or in his community. His favorite thing to do is sit at the beach and read a good book. 

Danee Petrich

Director of Resident Services

Having the honor of being employed by Harbor Terrace for 25 years, Danee has been in the field of gerontology for over 37 years. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Social Science with a minor in Gerontology from Loyola Marymount University, she was instrumental in opening up 7 new retirement communities in various cities throughout Southern California. From there, she took all the experience and knowledge she had gathered and helped build Harbor Terrace into the award winning retirement community it is today. As the Director of Resident Services, one of Danee’s many hats includes meeting all the new residents and making them feel right at home. One of her favorite sayings has come from several of the residents. They say, “Harbor Terrace is just like being on a cruise ship without needing to leave the port!” When not hanging out with the residents, Danee enjoys growing orchids, attending yoga classes, playing tennis, bocce ball and shopping.

Joan Page

Food Service Director

As the Food Service Director for Harbor Terrace Retirement Community, Joan oversees the planning, ordering, preparing, serving and clean up of all the meals-that's 3 meals a day, 7 days a week. The food service employees are trained and supervised by Joan. She also makes sure that any event at Harbor Terrace has proper refreshments to make them more enjoyable. Joan has an extensive background in the culinary arts working in healthcare and school settings. She just completed her 25th year at Harbor Terrace. Joan has varied interests outside of her employment. She loves to ride her bike along the beach, sell candles, and of course her favorite hobby is cooking.

Sharon Meyer

Activity Director

As the Activity Director at Harbor Terrace Retirement Center, Sharon plans and facilitates a wide variety of recreational programs for the residents. Sharon fell in love with the Recreation field in college, and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Recreation, Parks and Tourism Administration with an Emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation from San Francisco State University. She truly enjoys seeing the residents of Harbor Terrace having fun, and when she's not engaged in leading an activity, she is always busy thinking of the next big thing! In her free time, Sharon enjoys cooking, reading, yoga and spending time with her dogs.