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Mount Vernon's Wartburg Honored For Senior Care

Mary Calvi of WCBS-TV News, David Gentner, Wartburg CEO and president, and Mae Carpenter, Westchester County Dept. of Senior Programs & Services, with the award given to Wartburg by the Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services.
Mary Calvi of WCBS-TV News, David Gentner, Wartburg CEO and president, and Mae Carpenter, Westchester County Dept. of Senior Programs & Services, with the award given to Wartburg by the Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services. Photo Credit: Courtesy Charlotte Abram

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Mount Vernon's Wartburg Adult Care Community received the Golden Harvest Corporate Award this week.

The award came from the Westchester Public/Private Partnership for Aging Services at a Tarrytown breakfast ceremony, according to a news release.  David Gentner, chief executive officer and president of Wartburg, accepted the honor on Wartburg’s behalf.  The Partnership noted the group's “organizational achievements” in the field of aging in the past year, according to the release.

"The Public/Private Partnership is a unique alliance of government, business, and voluntary service agencies," representatives said in the release. "This year, the partnership put particular emphasis on awarding individuals for 'intergenerational planning for successful aging,’ noting an increased need for these services in Westchester."

Wartburg representatives referred to the company's opening of the Friedrichs Residence, a four-story building of 61-unit affordable apartments for seniors, according to the release.

"Wartburg is an award-winning provider of comprehensive senior services, including independent living, assisted living, Alzheimer’s/dementia care, skilled nursing, rehabilitation and hospice care," representatives said in the release.

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