SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The Wesley Community today announced longtime employee Cindy Canzeri-Labish has received the coveted 2015 Professional of the Year Award from LeadingAge New York.
The 2015 Professional of the Year Award is a statewide honor recognizing extraordinary dedication by front-line staff at member communities in service to older adults. Leading Age New York represents not-for-profit, mission-driven and public continuing care providers, including nursing homes, senior housing, adult care facilities, continuing care retirement communities, assisted living and community service providers.
“The Wesley Community is proud to announce Cindy Canzeri-Labish has been chosen for this prestigious honor,” said Brian Nealon, CEO of The Wesley Community. “For more than 15 years she has displayed and unparalleled dedication to the Wesley Health Care Center. We thank Cindy for her hard work and applaud LeadingAge New York for selecting such a deserving candidate.
Canzeri-Labish oversees 400 employees as the Wesley Health Care Center Director of Nursing, a position she has held since 1999. Additionally, she serves on numerous local and statewide boards and committees, provides consultation to several health care facilities, and has lead health care symposiums throughout North America.
Canzeri-Labish’s community service includes roles at her church, the New Skete Chapel Community in Cambridge, NY, where she is a parishioner and volunteer. She also volunteers at the Hubbard Hall Center for the Arts and Education, and for community dinners and annual events in Washington County.