Audrey S. Weiner, DSW, MPH is President and CEO of The New Jewish Home in New York, a continuum serving 13,000 elders a year through its rehabilitation, long term skilled nursing, housing, home care, adult day, care management and telehealth services. Currently she is Co-Chair, Age Friendly, NYC; and a member of the boards of The Beryl Institute, an organization devoted to the patient experience, Plaza Jewish Community Chapel, and the Continuing Care Leadership Coalition, the New York area non-profit long term care provider association. She is past chair of LeadingAge (the national organization representing the 6,000 not-for-profit long term care providers in the United States. She is also co-chair of the UJA Federation Agency campaign and past chair of the UJA Federation Roundtable on Aging; and the Jewish Communal Services Association, past Vice President of the World Council of Jewish Communal Services, past co-chair of the Women’s Executive Circle of UJA-Federation of New York and of the Advancing Women Professionals’ Board.
She received her doctorate in Social Welfare Administration from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and her Masters in Public Health from Yale University, and is now an Adjunct Associate Professor of Preventive Medicine at Mount Sinai Medical Center. She was the founding editor of the Journal of Social Work in Long-Term Care and is the co author of three distinct volumes on person centered care with Judah Ronch, PhD. In 2006, she edited the first special issue of the Journal of Jewish Communal Service on Aging in the Jewish community. She is the author of a number of articles on women’s leadership, services for elders, and services within a Jewish organization.
When Obligations Collide: Women, Family Caregiving, and the Long-Term Care System