Diakon Senior Living & Housing Services

Cynthia Bonney

Cynthia Bonney is the Senior Executive Director of Luther Crest, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Allentown, Pennsylvania, and The Lutheran Home at Topton, a Continuing Care Retirement Community in Topton, Pennsylvania, which is located 16 miles southwest of Allentown and 18 miles northeast of Reading. 

She is responsible for overall operations of the two senior living communities including extensive independent living accommodations, personal care and health care communities at Luther Crest and the Henry Health Care Center (a 194-bed skilled nursing facility), the Buehrle and Breidegam personal care and memory-support personal care communities, and Luther Haven cottages and Tower Court apartments at Topton. In addition, the Topton campus serves as the site for 100 units of affordable housing for older adults and outpatient therapy services to people of all ages.

Ms. Bonney, who joined Diakon in 2015, has more than 20 years’ experience in senior living services, having worked in both the nonprofit and for-profit worlds. A licensed nursing home administrator and personal care administrator, she worked for Phoebe Ministries for 15 years, most recently as executive director of Pathstones by Phoebe. Before that, she served as executive director of a senior living campus offering skilled nursing, short-term rehabilitation services, memory-support care, home care, personal care, and independent living. The nursing care center earned a five-star rating during her tenure as executive director/nursing home administrator.

Before moving into administrator roles, she served as a director of marketing and admissions for two organizations. A graduate of East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, she also holds an MBA from Holy Family University. She can be reached at (610) 391-8203.