Asura believes that senior living is strengthened with the expertise of our team in combination with the personal knowledge of the resident, allowing for a seamless and consistent delivery of care and services. It is for this reason, that we selectively hire exceptional senior living professionals with specialized knowledge and multiple years of senior care experience. Our team is affiliated with some of the most highly regarded senior living and healthcare organizations in the country.


Lyn Krutzfeldt RN

President and Founder

Lyn Krutzfeldt is Founder and President of Asura, the premium service brand under the AdvantAGE Assist Group, which provides innovative models of care and services for multiple seniors’ living facilities in Alberta. Lyn brings more than 30 years of leadership experience in seniors’ living, hospitality and health care to guide Asura in its expansion and leadership presence in the industry. In 2015 Lyn was awarded the Queens Jubilee medal for her unwavering commitment to those affected by dementia.


Melody Brackenbury RN

Vice President of Clinical Quality and Education

Melody Brackenbury leads the clinical program at Asura. Melody is responsible for clinical quality and education as well as nursing leadership and mentorship programs. Throughout her career Melody has adopted a hands-on approach to supporting an exceptional nursing team that delivers the highest quality of care. Her diverse clinical background encompasses senior care, dementia care, critical care, cardiac sciences and general medicine.


Dr. Ann Vaidya MD

In-House Physician

Dr. Ann Vaidya is a born and raised Calgarian, completing degrees in Microbiology and Psychology prior to attending Medical School at the University of Calgary. Ann now specializes in Senior’s Care. Her practice is notable for her emphasis on forming relationships with patients, her belief that health and well being is more than just medical, and her comprehensive support as patients journey through the health care system. Ann received a national award for Early Career Medical Leadership, and is the youngest physician to receive an Alberta Medical Association Long Service Award.


Executive Directors
Clinical Educators
Registered Nurse Wellness Navigators
Registered Nurses
Licensed Practical Nurses
Care Aides

Recreation Therapists
Occupational Therapists
Pastoral Care
Dementia Specialists

Awards & Acclimations

  • Winner of the 2017 ACCA Innovator of the Year Award of Excellence
  • Winner of the 2017 ACCA Care Provider of the Year Award of Excellence
  • Winner of the 2015 ACCA Innovator of the Year Award of Excellence
  • Winner of the 2015 ACCA Care Provider of the Year Award of Excellence