RESEDA, Calif., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Los Angeles Jewish Home, the largest single-source provider of senior housing in Los Angeles, has selected Home board member Jeffrey Glassman as its new board of directors' chair effective January 1, 2013, it was announced today by Molly Forrest, CEO-President of the Home.
Glassman, who succeeds Michael Heslov, is chief executive officer of Covington Capital Management, an independent Registered Investment Advisor. He practiced law for over 30 years, specializing in estate planning, probate and trust administration, and was a principal at the law firm of Riordan & McKinzie for 18 years. Prior to joining Covington, Jeff was a managing director of Bingham Legg Advisors LLC and vice president at Bel Air Investment Advisors.
"The Home has made remarkable progress under the leadership of Michael Heslov," Glassman said. "It is my intention to build on those achievements that include expanding the Home's reach through its new Brandman Centers for Senior Care, a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE), development of the Gonda Healthy Aging Westside Campus and other projects and programs."
"The need for quality senior care is greater today than ever, and will only increase," Forrest added. "With Jeffrey's vision and dedication to the Home, we can look forward to leadership that will continue the Home's mission of providing services to as many seniors as possible."
Founded in 1912, the Los Angeles Jewish Home is one of the foremost multi-level senior living communities in the United States and the largest single-source provider of senior housing in Los Angeles. In total, the Home annually serves more than 2,600 seniors through its continuum of services. Each year, more than 1,000 women and men are cared for in-residence on two village campuses, with services including independent-living accommodations, residential care, skilled nursing care, short-term rehabilitative care, acute psychiatric care, and Alzheimer's disease and dementia care. Another 1,600 seniors are served through the Home's community-based programs, which includes Skirball Hospice, Jewish Home Center for Palliative Medicine, and community clinics. The Home is a nonprofit organization that relies upon donations from individuals, corporations and foundations to continue its work. Further information regarding the Home can be found online at www.jha.org or by calling (818) 757-4407.
SOURCE Los Angeles Jewish Home