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“I am proud to be joining a great community team here at The Gardens of Hendersonville and continuing to see our family of residents and staff grow,” D.J. said. “The team here has really welcomed me with open arms.”

D.J. began his career in healthcare as an intern and quickly developed his passions in caring for seniors. He now holds a Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration. With a versatile background in areas such as finance, community relations, administration, and more, D.J. is a well-rounded asset to our leadership team.

“I’ve always enjoyed spending time with my residents and listening to their history and stories,” D.J. said. “You can learn so much wisdom from seniors and incorporate it into your daily life. I am grateful to spend my days not only serving seniors, but learning from them as well."

A new addition to The Gardens of Hendersonville, but no stranger to serving seniors in assisted living and memory care communities is Executive Director, D.J. Buff. D.J. proudly joined our team of caregivers in April 2021 with tenured experience in many aspects of the senior living industry.

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Described by his co-workers as compassionate, dependable, and energetic, D.J. plays a very active role in the community.  Working in senior living since high school, D.J. has always been inspired to work directly with his care team to ensure they provide the highest level of care.

The Gardens of Hendersonville is an assisted living community that proudly serves Henderson County seniors. To learn more about opportunities to become a part of our senior living community, email Executive Director, D.J. Buff at