Your Dedicated Team Of Professionals

Building Relationships Is Priority

Once you are here, you are family. This means you can always count on a friendly smile and greeting from a familiar face. Because of our team-centered mentality, each Caregiver here gets to know who you are, your preferences, and how we can best meet your needs. Building a strong relationship with you and with your family is our top priority!

Outstanding Team Members

We are dedicated to providing higher standards in all of our actions, creating a family atmosphere, and delivering person-centered care. That can only be done with a highly qualified, friendly team who are passionate about people. This is what you find at Columbia Cottage Linglestown.

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Karen Mackley

Columbia Cottage Linglestown Managing Director

Karen Mackley joins the Linglestown team as the Managing Director with over 23 yrs of experience in Senior Care. She opened Columbia Cottage Hanover in 2006. They were one of the first communities in Pennsylvania to license as Assisted Living in 2011. She has opened several other communities in the Harrisburg area. She counts it as a privilege to serve her residents and families.

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Tracy Klein

Memory Care Director

Tracy Klein is a Licensed Personal Care Home Administrator and Certified Dementia Practitioner with a background in providing recreational programming in senior living communities. She is an experienced long-term care professional who works with people in varying stages of Alzheimer’s disease and other related dementias; she has a compassion for and desire to work with older adults.
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Amber Wolfgang

Amber has been an LPN since 2009 and has years of management experience working in sub-acute rehab. She loves working with the residents and finds joy in helping to fulfill their needs. She has 3 daughters and 2 grandchildren. She was born and raised in Mifflin County but currently resides in Harrisburg with her boyfriend.
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Cindy Miller

Director of Community Relations

Cindy Miller is the Community Relations Director. She joins the Linglestown team with over 40+ years in healthcare. Prior to Columbia Cottage, she was the Regional Director of Marketing and Sales for several communities along the eastern coast. She has been a consultant providing support and training on sales and marketing techniques. She is involved in several community organizations that support seniors.

Cindy’s goal is educating families on the admission process, developing a strategic marketing plan, advertising, event planning, and cultivating business partnerships. Her commitment to older adults is to support and provide quality care plans which will meet each seniors’ personal needs.

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Joe Chest


Joe Chest joins the Linglestown team as the Maintenance Coordinator. He is new to the healthcare field. His background includes working in the Hotel industry and with a major food retailer as the Maintenance Director. In his spare time, he enjoys working with inner city kids, camping at local state parks, and spending time with his friends, family, and grandkids.

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