Jewish Home Elects New Board of Directors

Rochester, N.Y. – Jewish Home announces the election of the following Officers and Directors of the Board of Jewish Home 2014-2015:

Ted Axelrod was elected Chairman. Mr. Axelrod has served on the Jewish Home Board for four years, most recently as Vice Chairman. He is the owner of TME Innovations, LLC.

Honorable John J. Ark was elected Vice Chairman. Judge Ark is a New York State Supreme Court Justice and has served on the Jewish Home Board of Directors for many years.

Sharon Underberg was elected Secretary. Ms. Underberg is Assistant General Counsel and Vice President of the Legal Department at Eastman Kodak.

Michael Cooper was elected Treasurer. Mr. Cooper is First Vice President of UBS Financial Services and also serves as Vice President on the Jewish Home Foundation Board of Directors.

Mark Kolko is the previous Chair. Mr. Kolko has served on the Board of Jewish Home in various roles since 2004.

In addition, Lawrence M. Becker and Steven R. Gersz were newly elected to the Jewish Home Board of Directors. They will join 19 existing board members who are continuing their terms of service.

About Jewish Home:
Serving people of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds, Jewish Home is guided by the values of honoring family and emphasizing aging in place—allowing people to remain in the place of their choice longer. Jewish Home is a Continuing Care Retirement Community (CCRC), offering all levels of care from independent living to skilled nursing care on a single campus:

  • The Summit at Brighton for independent living;
  • Wolk Manor for assisted living;
  • The Lodge at Wolk Manor for assisted living memory care;
  • The Jewish Home of Rochester for long-term, transitional, and memory care;
  • Transitional Care at the Jewish Home for short-term rehabilitation;
  • Atkin Center for Outpatient Rehabilitation;
  • Marian’s House daytime retreat for those with memory loss; and
  • a variety of community programs and services such as Living Well Companion Care and Physician House Calls that enable people to age and live safely, either on campus or another place that they call home.

Jewish Home is the only senior care provider in the Rochester area to offer Life Care, a program which eliminates worries about unforeseen care needs and medical expenses throughout the full continuum of care.

Jewish Home is CARF accredited for its high quality and customer satisfaction, and has been named a 2017 Top Workplace by the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle.

Jewish Home is a member of the Alliance for Senior Care of Greater Rochester, Leading Age, Leading Age New York, and the Association of Jewish Agency Services.

For more information, please visit www.jewishhomeroc.org.

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