Seniorlink Commends Dr. Robert Schreiber and Dr. James Ellison for Their Contribution to Geriatric Medicine and Recent Awards of Excellence

BOSTON--()--Seniorlink, Inc., Medical Advisory Board members Robert Schreiber, MD, CMD, and James M. Ellison, MD, MPH, have been recognized for their excellence in geriatric medicine.

Dr. Schreiber was named 2010 Medical Director of the Year by the American Medical Directors Association for his “exemplary work as a physician leader, educator, patient advocate and clinician.” Dr. Schreiber is Physician-in-Chief at Hebrew SeniorLife in Roslindale, Mass. and Clinical Instructor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Schreiber has initiated and collaborated on numerous programs nationwide and serves as Medical Director and on the Medical Advisory Board for Seniorlink, Inc., an organization that supports frail elder and disabled consumers and their caregivers.

Dr. Ellison was named 2010 Educator of the Year by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry, citing his work in “curriculum/program development, teaching, leadership, mentoring, trainee and faculty development” at McLean Hospital in Belmont, Mass. Dr. Ellison is the Clinical Director, Geriatric Psychiatry Service and Director, Memory Disorder Clinic at McLean. He is also Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and serves on Seniorlink’s Medical Advisory Board.

David Young, Ph.D., VP of Clinical Excellence at Seniorlink, Inc., acknowledged their valuable contributions to the field of geriatric medicine. “It’s a privilege to work with such talented and dedicated physicians. Their service on our Medical Advisory Board and insight into the needs of elders has been invaluable to the development of Seniorlink’s community-based programs for elders and the disabled. We congratulate them for their well-deserved recognition by the American Association for Geriatric Psychiatry and American Medical Directors Association.”

About Seniorlink

Seniorlink, Inc. was established in 2000 to support frail elder and disabled consumers and their caregivers. The company operates two subsidiaries: Seniorlink Care provides professional eldercare advice, in-home geriatric care assessment and ongoing care management services to individuals and employees of corporate partners nationwide; Caregiver Homes serves primarily Medicaid-eligible elders and disabled individuals who require 24-hour personal care and assistance and prefer to live in a community-based setting. Caregiver Homes is in discussion with several other states to expand and adapt its nursing home diversion program to address state-level goals for broadening community-based care options.

Contacts

Seniorlink, Inc.
Susan Hess, 617-456-3782
Director of Marketing and Communications
shess@seniorlink.com

Release Summary

Seniorlink, Inc. commends board members Dr. Robert Schreiber and Dr. James M. Ellison for medical excellence awards given by AMDA and AAGP.

Contacts

Seniorlink, Inc.
Susan Hess, 617-456-3782
Director of Marketing and Communications
shess@seniorlink.com