Carol Silver Elliott, president and CEO of the Jewish Home Family, was selected unanimously by the board of directors of National LeadingAge as its incoming chair-elect and next board chair.

LeadingAge is a national organization that brings together more than 6,000 nonprofit elder care member organizations and partners representing the entire field of aging services. The organization has 39 state associations, hundreds of businesses, consumer groups, foundations, and research centers. LeadingAge also is a part of the Global Ageing Network, whose membership spans 30 countries.

“This is a tremendous and well-deserved honor for Carol that she has earned through dedication to Jewish values and her deep commitment to serve elders,” said Dan Reingold, chair of the Association of Jewish Aging Services. “Carol is a true leader and visionary with a career of success and achievement. She perfectly embodies the best of non-profit faith-based care. Carol truly represents the winning combination of high, yet realistic personal and professional standards that has marked her as an outstanding leader and innovator in our profession.”

Since 2014, Ms. Silver Elliott has been president and CEO of the Jewish Home Family, the parent organization of the Jewish Home at Rockleigh, the Jewish Home Assisted Living, the Jewish Home Foundation, and Jewish Home at Home. Before that, she was president and CEO of Cedar Village Retirement Community in Cincinnati. Ms. Silver Elliott was chair of the Association of Jewish Aging Services from 2013 to 2015. She also is a member of the boards of Leading Age New Jersey and the Visiting Nurse Association.

“I am honored to be asked to serve in this role,” Ms. Silver Elliott said. “I am committed to ensuring quality of life for older adults and believe that strong, nonprofit organizations are key to that effort. I look forward to working with my colleagues and with the staff of Leading Age to help keep the issues and needs of our aging population in the forefront of public attention and political action.”