Steve Sabins founded Bel Aire assisted living facilities in Utah in 1998 because of his desire to provide a home like, loving care environment for seniors that are no-longer able to care for themselves.
He built the first facility in Orem, UT and then in 2003 he purchased our next facility in American Fork, expanding in 2008.
Here at Bel Aire Senior Living, we take pride in providing excellent Assisted Living Services, Alzheimer’s & Memory Care, Long-Term Care & Respite Care. We serve in the following Utah County areas: American Fork, Pleasant Grove, Cedar Hills, Alpine, Highland, Lehi, Saratoga Springs, Orem and Provo.
IT’S ALWAYS PERSONAL
And even though we keep defining excellence in senior care, we retain our traditional values where we always operate from the heart where love and compassion come first. We want to ensure that our residents feel like home when they reside at Bel Aire Senior Living. Our team is dedicated to positively impacting our residents’ lives each day through service and care. Our community provides an option for those looking for senior care in Utah Valley that offers comfort, expert care and a loving environment.
SPIRIT OF GIVING
We’ve woven a strong spirit of giving and serving into the fabric of Bel Aire Senior Living. This spirit is grounded in Steve Sabins’s own personal faith and values. We continually open our hearts and minds to ways in which we can further enhance the lives of our residents through prayer and continuous service.
OUR CORE VALUES
Being Productive in our workplace
Being respectful to everyone
Teamwork – Physically and verbally supportive of our residents and team members
The opinion of our resident’s matters
Compassionate toward everyone
Everyone is safe in our workplace
Proactive in following up on issues
Inspire people to do good things
OUR DEDICATED TEAM
Bel Aire Senior Living is operated by our team of talented, smart and committed people that is here to help. You can learn more about each team member here.
Steve Sabins – Founder and Executive Director
Steve has been in Utah assisted living industry since 1998 when Bel Aire built its first facility. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in financial planning & counseling, and an MBA in finance. He is passionate about the assisted living industry and through his participation in Utah Assisted Living Association and has attempted to raise building and caregiving standards industry-wide.
Steve loves to serve in leadership roles. He has served on the Utah Assisted Living Association board of directors since 2004, including two stints as Association president. Steve also served two four year
terms on the governor-appointed State of Utah Health Facilities Committee, which he chaired from 2015 to 2018.
Steve is also a member and past president of the Provo Rotary Club affiliated with Rotary International.
When Steve is not working he loves to spend time with his family, cooking Sunday dinners, running triathlons, playing golf, and reading good books. He is originally from Southern California. He and his wife Allison, have seven terrific children.
Two things you might not know about Steve are that he is a former LDS Stake President and he ran the decathlon in college at BYU.
Jay Morgan – Public Relations Manager
Jay has been in the Senior Care industry for 25 years. Jay serves as our Public Relations Manager. He graduated from BYU. with a bachelor’s degree in Therapeutic Recreation and a minor in Gerontology. Jay owned and operated his own Adult Day Care in Orem for 18 years, specializing in Alzheimer’s care. He transitioned to Assisted Living in 2016 as an Administrator for two other communities before landing at Bel Aire Senior Living. He served as Administrator at Bel Aire for 3 years before becoming our Public Relations Manager.
Jay and his wife, Amy, are celebrating their 30th wedding anniversary in 2022 and have 3 children and 1 grandson, thus far. They enjoy spending family time together golfing, skiing, and traveling. An interesting thing about Jay is, that he has lived abroad in Southeast Asia teaching English as a second language.
Sherry Hornbuckle – Administrator
Sherry has worked in the senior healthcare industry for 15 years. She is our Administrator here at Bel Aire. Sherry was born in Redondo Beach, Calif. She graduated from Provo High School and attended Utah Valley Technical College majoring in American Sign Language and Childhood Special Education. Sherry became a CNA at the young age of forty-five to take better care of her aging mother. After her passing, she continued with her health care career working in home health and hospice. She came to BelAire in 2009 as a CNA and worked her way up to the assistant administrator. Sherry left BelAire in 2019 to take a position as a Regional Administrator and also manage other small assisted living facilities in Utah county. Sherry returned to BelAire in October 2021 as administrator and couldn’t be happier. She loves the opportunities she has to make a difference in the lives of our residents and their families. Sherry is also grateful for the opportunity to mentor our staff of caregivers as they begin their journey into a health care career. Sherry has three teenage grandchildren. And she and her husband love riding their Harley Davidson motorcycles and going golfing every chance they get.
John Freeze – Chief Financial Officer
John has 10 years of experience as the CFO of psychiatric hospitals in Missouri, Indiana, and Utah. He was the CFO of 2 large retirement communities in Indiana for over 16 years.
John and his wife Ann moved to Utah in 2010 and they have two daughters and one grandson. They love to spend as much time as possible with their grandson, Frank who is almost 4 years old. Ann teaches Special Education in American Fork.
Tyler Hunsaker – Nurse