Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Oct. 8, 2013 - BAY SHORE, N.Y. -- Bay Shore, NY — On October 24, Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. (ADRC) will be hosting its 30th Anniversary Celebration and Tribute to the Four Seasons, which will take place at JEWEL by Tom Schaudel, located at 400 Broadhollow Road in Melville, beginning at 6 p.m.

This year’s honorees will be Mark Ordan, Chief Executive Officer of Sunrise Senior Living, who is being recognized for his leadership in senior care, and Dignity Home Care.

Mr. Ordan is a graduate of Vassar College and Harvard Business School. He was previously the CEO of the Mills Corporation, Fresh Fields Markets, and Balducci’s. He also serves as the Director of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, is a founding member of the Young Presidents’ Organization’s National Capital Area Chapter, and is an active supporter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Mr. Ordan joined Sunrise Senior Living in March 2008 as the company’s Chief Administrative and Investment Officer, and was named CEO of November 2008.

Sunrise offers a range of personalized assisted living senior services, including independent living, care for individuals with Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of memory loss, as well as skilled nursing and short-term rehabilitative services. These services are delivered by a team trained to encourage independence, preserve dignity, enable freedom of choice and protect the privacy of each resident.

Dignity Home Care is an agency that provides seniors with the care services they need at home. The staff is composed of registered nurses and licensed caregivers who assist with medication management, care coordination, light housekeeping, personal grooming and errands. Dignity Home Care provides its services to Nassau, Suffolk, Brooklyn, Queens, the Bronx, Staten Island, New York City, and Westchester, and has a registered nurse on call 24 hours a day, seven days a week for emergencies.

“We are excited to be celebrating 30 years of our ongoing mission, which is creating a future free of Alzheimer’s Disease,” said Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director and CEO of ADRC. “Mr. Ordan and Dignity Home Care are such great examples of what it means to be active in bettering the lives of those in the community who suffer from Alzheimer’s Disease.”

Tickets to this event are $200 per person. The price includes a VIP reception, an open bar, live music, and a Viennese hour. Please RSVP by October 17.

To purchase tickets or for more information on ADRC, call Mary Ann Malack-Ragona, Executive Director/CEO, at 631-820-8068 or please visit

*Photo of Mr. Ordan is attached and available upon request.

Alzheimer’s Disease Resource Center, Inc. — which is headquartered in Bay Shore and has a satellite office in Southampton — is the only local Alzheimer’s Disease advocacy and educational facility whose mission is to provide hands-on support and services to families on Long Island and the New York metropolitan area. ADRC works with family members, health care professionals and researchers to ensure quality health care and support to those impacted by Alzheimer’s Disease through care and consultation, information and referral, training, support groups, and caregiver safety products.

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