ALBANY– Daughters of Sarah Senior Community, has announced the election of Del B. Salmon as president of its nursing center board of directors. Salmon, an elder law attorney, has served on the board for several years, as past president of the Daughters of Sarah Housing Company d/b/a The Massry Residence, and as chairman of the Daughters of Sarah Senior Community Strategic Planning Committee. Salmon succeeds Daniel Tyson as president of the Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center Board.
“Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center provides residential, skilled nursing care for the elderly in our community with utmost dignity, respect and acts of loving kindness. It is vitally important that, as health care continues to change, Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center continues to develop and implement strategies for care that are comprehensive, nurturing, and fosters independence so that those in our care can live their lives to its fullest. I am honored to serve as president of the nursing center, and look forward to enhancing the lives of our residents,” shared Salmon.
“With Salmon’s leadership and compassion for the seniors in our community, Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center, will continue to provide a highly rated quality of care supported by our innovative care programs. Under his leadership, Salmon will help guide the board on policy and strategic planning in response to the ever-changing healthcare field,” stated Mark Koblenz, CEO of Daughters of Sarah Community for Seniors.
The 2019-2020 Daughters of Sarah Nursing Center Board of Directors include: Dr. Edward Jacobs, vice president; Jeffrey Grossman, treasurer; Dr. Shalom Kieval, secretary; Linda Carothers, Joanna Goldberg, Victoria Goldberg, Walter Greenberg, Dr. Steven Huz, Stephen Levy, Karen Lobel, Shari Piper, Dr. Richard Rubin, Dr. Diane Tenenbaum, and Ruth Margolis Yorker.
For more than 75 years, Daughters of Sarah Senior Community has been a non-profit center for senior health care. The mission of Daughters of Sarah Senior Community is to enhance the quality of life, assure the safety and dignity, and foster the independence of those served through residential, personal care, health, and other services consistent with Jewish values and traditions, according to Koblenz.