New administrator joins Heritage Specialty Care

The staff and residents at Heritage Specialty Care (formerly Heritage Nursing & Rehab Center) welcome David Snyder as Administrator.   

Snyder has been working in skilled nursing and long-term care for most of his adult life after receiving his master’s degree in social work from the University of Georgia. 

Originally from Virginia, Snyder and his family have made eastern Iowa home for the past 18 years. Outside of work, he enjoys golf and family time.

Heritage Specialty Care offers skilled nursing care, rehabilitation services, long term care, hospice care and memory care.  It owned and operated by Care Initiatives, Iowa’s largest not-for-profit senior care and skilled nursing care provider.  With headquarters in West Des Moines, Care Initiatives and Care Initiatives Hospice operate 56 skilled nursing, rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s/dementia, assisted living, independent living and hospice locations throughout Iowa. For more information about Care Initiatives or Heritage Specialty Care, visit or call 319.396.7171.