New Community Relations Director

The Orchard Continuing Care Retirement Community is pleased to welcome their new Director of Community Relations, Sandra Strain. Mrs. Strain will be the liaison between the greater Jackson community and The Orchard. She will educate and inform Mississippians about the exceptional care and amenities found at The Orchard, focusing on community outreach and special events.

“We are thrilled to welcome Sandra Strain to The Orchard. Her energy and passion will be inspirational to both her colleagues and the current and future residents of The Orchard and their families.”


Sharon Sullivan, Executive Director, The Orchard 

Mrs. Strain was born and raised in Mississippi. She is a graduate of Mississippi College with a degree in communications. She has spent a career coaching and mentoring young people in the art of effective communication. She is currently the Alderwoman at Large for Madison the City and is an active member in her community and church. She has compassion and love for people and a unique ability to make people feel comfortable in any situation. 

Mrs. Strain and her late husband, Warren, a former broadcast journalist and dedicated public servant, were married for 27 years. She resides with her two children, ages 23 and 18, in Madison.

“I am honored to have an opportunity to work at a place I truly believe in and love. I know firsthand the fear and emotion that comes with life changes, and I am passionate about helping others navigate potential challenges that life presents to them and their loved ones.” 


Sandra Strain, Director of Community Relations, The Orchard

For more information about The Orchard please visit our website www.orchardretirement.com or please contact Sandra Strain directly at sstrain@orchardretirement.com or 601-573-9284.