August 2017
Featured Member
San Antonio Jewish Senior Services
(San Antonio, TX)
We are very proud to announce our Featured Member for the month of August.

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Visit the SAJSS website here.

Featured AJAS Business Partner
Moss Adams
(Seattle, WA)
Health care regulations are complicated-especially in a time when health care reform is a constant topic of speculation. Long-term care providers in particular have to balance cash flow concerns and changing laws with everyday business practices. Finding ways to save money isn't simple. However, mechanisms are in place to help long-term care facilities benefit from the tax code-it's just a matter of knowing they're there. The following six strategies could make an immediate impact on a provider's financial health.

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AJAS Member Carol Silver Elliott Named 
LeadingAge Board Chair-Elect 
(Washington, D.C.)
It is with great pride and delight that we inform the AJAS Membership that Carol Silver Elliott, President and CEO at Jewish Home Family in Rockleigh, New Jersey, has been selected unanimously by the National LeadingAge Board of Directors as their incoming Chair-Elect and next Board Chairperson. This is a tremendous and well-deserved honor for Carol that she has earned through dedication to Jewish values and her deep commitment to serve elders. Carol is a true leader and visionary with a career of success and achievement. She perfectly embodies the best of non-profit faith-based care. We are proud to call her a friend and colleague. We stand with Carol and will do whatever we can to aid her as she steers LeadingAge to advance their mission and work.
Carol truly represents the winning combination of high, yet realistic personal and professional standards that has marked her as an outstanding leader and innovator in our profession. 

Vincent appointed CEO of Human Services Department
Heritage Manor
( Youngstown, OH)
Cristal Vincent was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Human Services Department of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation on July 1, 2017. Cristal has a diverse background in healthcare and has worked for the Human Services Department in the capacity of Assistant Administrator and Administrator for the past five years. She will head Heritage Manor, a skilled nursing facility; Levy Gardens, an assisted living; and Jewish Family Services, a generic social service agency. Cristal succeeds Gary Weiss, who will be retiring at the end of this year after almost 42 years of service to the Youngstown Jewish community. Cristal's e-mail address is:  
Charles E. Smith Life Communities Earns 2017 Bronze National Quality Awards
Charles E. Smith Life Communities
(Rockville, MD)
Charles E. Smith Life Communities is pleased to announce that its Hebrew Home of Greater Washington and its assisted living residences, Landow House and Cohen-Rosen House, have been recognized as 2017 recipients of the Bronze- Commitment to Quality Award by the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL). The distinction is one of three progressive award levels through the National Quality Award Program, presented by AHCA/NCAL. The program honors association members across the nation that have demonstrated their commitment to improving quality of care for older adults and persons with disabilities.

Video Celebrates 90 Years of Caring
Memphis Jewish Home & Rehab
(Memphis, TN)