Originally printed in the Chelsea Jewish Aug/Sept publication of “Chai-Lights”
Barry Berman, CEO of the Chelsea Jewish Foundation (CJF), has been selected by Leading Age as the 2013 Award of Honor Recipient. This award, the association’s highest honor, is given in recognition of Mr. Berman’s exemplary leadership and commitment to expanding the world of possibilities for aging. Individuals from the entire country were considered for this award. Mr. Berman was selected based upon his outstanding leadership, exceptional service and commitment to quality care.
Under Mr. Berman’s direction, CJF developed Massachusetts’ first mixed-income assisted living, in addition to developing the nation’s first Green House homes in an urban, low-income neighborhood. Clearly, Mr. Berman has revolutionized housing and care environments for people living with ALS and MS by developing the nation’s first residence for person’s living with these diseases. Mr. Berman is a true leader and innovator whose passion for meeting the needs of others is self evident in the remarkable organization he has helped to build and the outstanding work that the Chelsea Jewish Foundation does.
Please join us in congratulating Barry Berman on this well-deserved recognition. Mr. Berman will be presented the award on Sunday, October 27th at the Leading Age Annual Meeting in Dallas, Tx.