Marva Serotkin Receives 2016 Social Capital Inc. Social Capitalist Award

MarvaSerotkinwithAwardMarva Serotkin, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Boston Home, was honored with a 2016 Social Capital Inc. (SCI) Capitalist Award at the SCI’s annual luncheon. The SCI Capitalist Award is presented to leaders who dedicate their lives and engage their social capital to address some of the most pressing needs in our communities. “I am humbled by my nomination for the Capitalist Award by the Codman Square Health Center.  The award is entirely in recognition of the extraordinary people I work with at the Codman Square Health Center and at The Boston Home.” Under Serotkin’s leadership, The Boston Home was designated a “Center for the Promotion of Excellence in Long-Care” by the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Active in many leadership activities, Serotkin serves as President of the Massachusetts Senior Care Foundation, Chair of the Codman Square Health Center Board of Directors and is a member of the City of Newton Health and Human Service Advisory Committee. Serotkin is past President of the Massachusetts Public Health Care Association and Massachusetts Senior care Association. Serotkin received a Master’s Degree in Public Health from Yale University and an AB from Boston University.

About Social Capital Inc.
Founded in 2002, Social Capital Inc.’s mission is to strengthen communities by connecting diverse individuals and organizations through civic engagement initiatives. SCI seeks to increase the social capital of young people in their communities in order to enhance their chances for success. Through their youth leadership council program, teens work with adult advisors to develop skills they need to address community needs and engage their peers in positive civic activities. For more information go to www.socialcapitalinc.org

About The Boston Home
Always an innovator, The Boston Home provides specialized clinical care and residential services for adults with advanced progressive neurological diseases, primarily advanced Multiple Sclerosis. The Boston Home has extended its mission to serve others living in the community with similar conditions. The services include B.Fit! a day wellness and socialization program, The Wheelchair Enhancement Center, the Outpatient Seating Clinic, and rehab services. The Boston Home Institute advances standards of care through educational conferences for healthcare professionals at the local and national level and advocates for informed public policy. The Boston Home offers a test bed for assistive technology development in collaboration with faculty, research scientists and students from area universities as well as offering student internship opportunities. For more information, visit the www.bostonhome.org.