Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services
Board of Directors
(Mount Vernon, NY – June 22, 2012) Dorothea Ferguson Bell, Vice President of Human Resources of The Wartburg Adult Care Community, has joined the Board of Directors of the Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services as a voting member.
The Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services has been noted as one of the country’s leading non-profit organizations that develop resources to provide a variety of services that help the senior population age with independence and dignity in their home community. The organization strives to help caregivers assist their family members and successfully meet their work and other family responsibilities. This partnership of government, business, voluntary service agencies and consumers, recruits corporations to contribute unrestricted funds, underwrite specific programs or donate in-kind services that expand needed services to the elderly.
According to David J. Gentner, President & CEO of The Wartburg and Wartburg Foundation, “The Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services is such an innovation and I am so pleased Dorothea is representing Wartburg in this community leadership opportunity. She will bring an array of talents and incomparable character to her role on the Board of the Partnership.”
Ms. Bell added, “The vision of this organization is exemplary. It is a true partnership that not only cares for today’s senior citizens, but also is extremely diligent in preparing our society to meet the needs of our future with an ever-growing ‘elderboom’
Dorothea Ferguson Bell joined The Wartburg in September of 2011, as the Vice President of Human Resources. She is a member of the Senior Management Team and is responsible for the overseeing of all Human Resources initiatives and activities. She has the responsibility to manage all activities in a manner consistent with The Wartburg’s comprehensive programs that support all stages of aging.
About The Wartburg
The Wartburg Adult Care Community is a not-for-profit Lutheran ministry, serving people of all faiths with a full range of residential options and health-related services for older area adults and their families. The Wartburg offers skilled nursing care, rehabilitation, Alzheimer's and dementia care, assisted and independent living, adult day services, home care, pastoral care and monthly caregiver support groups. The Wartburg is a member organization of the National Center for Creative Aging. Acknowledged for the second consecutive year by US News &World Report as one of the Best 100 Nursing Homes, The Wartburg continues to lead the way in providing the ever-growing elderly population with innovative independent living options.
For more information about The Wartburg Adult Care Community or to support its mission, please call (914) 699-0800, email email@example.com or visit www.thewartburg.org.
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PHOTO CAPTION: Dorothea Ferguson Bell