Meet the Team


Jasmine Ridenour

Executive Director

Working in the senior living industry for eight years, Jasmine Ridenour started as an executive assistant for Integral Senior Living (ISL). She was later promoted to corporate services coordinator and managed all licensing matters for all communities managed by ISL. Jasmine then branched off into finance and was promoted to junior financial analyst, where she created and completed yearly budgets for existing communities and pro formas for new potential buildings. After becoming the director of Sales and Marketing for Murrieta Gardens, Jasmine was later promoted to executive director. She has a bachelor’s degree in health care administration and management and possesses her RCFE Administrator certificate.

In her free time, Jasmine enjoys exercising, spending time with her family and friends, and reading.


Amy Vaca

Vibrant Life Director

Amy Vaca is the Vibrant Life director, enriching the lives of the residents at Murrieta Gardens. Her positive vision and enthusiasm bring meaningful and rewarding programs to the community. Amy has been in the senior living industry for four years. She developed her passion for helping others in high school, when she volunteered with memory care communities. Amy promotes individualized programming that focuses on The Seven Dimensions of Wellness.

She is the media and sound director at her church, where she enjoys volunteering her time. She truly believes that a smile is contagious and loves to spread her spirited personality!


Christine Villez

Generations Program Director

Christine Villez is our Generations program director and has worked at Murrieta Gardens for over six years. Christine began at Murrieta Gardens as a caregiver and was soon promoted to a med tech, and later to lead med tech. Never settling for good enough, Christine pursued her career in nursing and became a licensed vocational nurse, leading to her promotion as our Generations program director. Christine enjoys the outdoors and beaches, and loves to travel and explore new places. In her free time, Christine spends time with her family and her dog.

Debbe Zingarelli

Business Office Director

Debbe Zingarelli is the Business Office director at Murrieta Gardens. She has been with the community for 11 years and enjoys working with seniors and their families. While she initially went to school to be medical assistant/X-ray technician, Debbe still keeps her license up to date. Debbe loves the outdoors, her family and her two dogs.