By Richard Asinof
EAST GREENWICH – Jenny Miller, president and founder of Senior Care Concepts Inc., received the 2011 Social Worker of the Year in Aging Award from the Rhode Island chapter of the National Association of Social Workers.
The annual award is given to a professional social worker who “demonstrates exceptional qualities and goes beyond the call of duty is his or her job.”
Senior Care Concepts is a professional geriatric care management firm that provides strategies and solutions to seniors and their adult children, seeking to maximize a senior’s physical, emotional, and social well-being and independence.
“It’s humbling and exciting when your peers nominate you for this award,” said Miller. “I’ve devoted my life and career to assisting seniors in maintaining their well-being, independence and dignity. This is my passion.”
“Social workers are dedicated to helping others and very seldom take time to reflect on their own achievements,” said Rick Harris, executive director of the Rhode Island chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. “It is critical that we honor outstanding professionals who are selfless and dedicated in their service to others.”