Laura Christisen

Director of Activities

​Laura began working at The Bluffs in 2001 and is currently its director of activities. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Columbia, majoring in horticulture with an emphasis in special education. She began her career at Woodhaven Learning Center, where she assisted in developing and running a greenhouse therapy program. She has also worked at the Mid Missouri Mental Health Center and Columbia Regional Hospital as an occupational therapy technician, among other duties. Laura is an active member of the Missouri Prairie Foundation and a member of Calvary Episcopal Church. She is also an artist and enjoys showing her water colors in mid-Missouri. Laura loves working at The Bluffs because she enjoys “being with the residents and providing activities to bring joy to their daily lives and enrich their home with love and kindness every day.”