United Methodist Communities, a New Jersey based senior living and care organization, has announced the appointment of Cindy Jacques, vice president of housing and community initiatives, to a three-year term on the board of LeadingAge New Jersey and Delaware.
LeadingAge New Jersey and Delaware is the statewide association of not-for-profit senior care organizations and is dedicated to advancing quality aging services in New Jersey and Delaware through advocacy, education, and fellowship.
As the board liaison to the association’s Housing Managers Roundtable, Cindy will support their goals to advance policies, promote practices and conduct research that supports, enables, and empowers people to live fully as they age.
“I have always had high regard for LeadingAge and I am confident that I can lend a hand or a voice where it is needed to support this impressive organization,” Jacques said.
Jacques has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, Master of Arts in Counseling and Human Services, and specialized training in dementia care, mental health, and counseling. She is a Certified Assisted Living Administrator (CALA) and Certified Social Worker (CSW) with over 25 years of experience in senior care, housing, and social work. An associate of United Methodist Communities since 2000, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience.
UMC President and CEO, Larry Carlson, remarks, “Leading Age will greatly benefit from the expertise and heart of compassion that Cindy Jacques will bring to their board of directors. I am proud that she will represent United Methodist Communities in her role as board member.”
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