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Joseph Seminaro Named Executive Director of Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

Joseph Seminaro, a veteran healthcare executive with more than twenty years of expertise in long-term care operations is the new Executive Director of the Queens-based Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Part of the Beth Abraham Family of Health Services (BAFHS), the Margaret Tietz center began its fifth decade of service to the Queens community in 2011.

“Joseph Seminaro’s leadership, innovation and experience provide a strong hand at the helm of Margaret Tietz center and make him a valuable addition to the Beth Abraham family,” states BAFHS President and CEO Michael Fassler. “His extensive knowledge and proven track record of success in operating long-term care facilities ensures that we will continue to provide high quality healthcare to the residents of Queens.”

In addition to directing the day-to-day operations of the Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Seminaro’s goals include the enhancement of the Center’s community relationships and the ongoing development of innovative resident-centered programs.

Seminaro joins the Beth Abraham family from Cold Spring Hills, a 672 bed facility in Woodbury, Long Island, where he spent the last 13 years as their CEO/Executive Director. During his tenure there, Seminaro initiated many new programs, enhanced existing dining services and improved the facility occupancy. Prior to his tenure at Cold Spring Hills, Seminaro held a variety of administrative positions at Metropolitan Jewish Geriatric Center in Brooklyn.

About The Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center

A member of the Beth Abraham Family of Health Services, The Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a 200 bed not-for-profit residential health care facility offering a diverse array of programs including short and long term care, hospice and palliative care, adult day health care and alternative holistic services.

Located within walking distance of the Queens communities of Kew Gardens Hills, Hillcrest and Jamaica Estates, the Margaret Tietz Nursing and Rehabilitation Center was founded in 1971 by survivors of the Holocaust and continues to provide its residents with a warm, caring and hospitable atmosphere. For more information please visit www.margarettietz.org.

About Beth Abraham Family of Health Services

Founded in 1920, Beth Abraham Family of Health Services (BAFHS) is a not-for-profit, continuing care organization established to care for poor, chronically ill and disabled adults of varying ages and backgrounds. In the forefront of continuing health care, BAFHS' services include four residential skilled nursing facilities, adult day health care, home care, AIDS home care and independent housing facilities for the elderly and disabled. BAFHS sponsors the nation’s largest Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) through Comprehensive Care Management (CCM). Its world-renowned Institute for Music and Neurologic Function is dedicated to advancing scientific inquiry on music and the brain and developing clinical treatments to benefit people of all ages. With more than 3,000 employees, BAFHS serves nearly 7,000 people daily and remains committed to making life better for people. For more information on BAFHS, please visit www.bethabe.org.

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