Audrey WeinerAudrey S. Weiner, DSW, MPH, president and CEO of Jewish Home, has been appointed to the board of directors of the American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (ASHSA).

AAHSA’s board of directors is responsible for the governance of the association, providing strategic direction, fiduciary oversight and development of policies. Individuals who represent not for profit organizations serve a three-year term that is renewable for a second three years. New board members will assume their roles January 1, 2008.

As president and CEO of Jewish Home, Weiner leads New York’s oldest and largest not-for-profit long-term care and rehabilitation provider. Jewish Home is internationally recognized as an innovative leader in providing healthcare to elders, as well as an academic center for research and education. With campuses in the Bronx, Manhattan and Westchester and through the Community Services Division, the system serves more than 10, 000 elders annually.

Services include traditional long-term care, short-stay rehabilitation, Alzheimer’s/dementia special care communities, respite care, hospice care, home healthcare, adult day care, care management, telehealth programs, senior housing and transportation services.

The Jewish Home also places a strong focus on wellness, healthy aging and caregiver support.

AASHA members serve two million people daily through mission-driven, not for profit organization dedicated to providing services people need, when they need them in the place they call home. Members offer the continuum of aging services: adult day services, home health, community services, senior housing, assisted living residences, continuing care retirement communities and nursing homes.  AAHSA’s commitment is to create the future of aging services through quality people can trust.