departments: Best: PRACTICESMarrying Design/Organization and Programming to Create a Home and Community for Alzheimer's ResidentsFORREST, MARY M.; COHEN, JEFFREY JD Author Information Mary M. Forrest is the Chief Executive Officer for the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging, Reseda, California. As the CEO of the largest nonprofit elderly continuing care community in the Western United States, she is responsible for $38 million annual budget and leadership of 740 staff. Jeffrey Cohen, JD, is presently Chief Operating Officer for the Los Angeles Jewish Home for the Aging, Reseda, California. The Los Angeles Jewish Home is the largest notfor-profit elderly continuing care community in the Western United States. Jeffrey is a graduate of Georgetown Law School and was formerly Executive Vice President for a large teaching hospital and skilled nursing facility in New York. Address correspondence to: Mary M. Forrest, Jewish Home for the Aging, 7150 Tampa Ave, Reseda, CA 91335. E-mail: [email protected]. This column explores an applied description from the field of a program or design that has been very successful. If you know of someone whose expertise and experience should be shared, please contact the editor at 571 Faulkenham Road, Kings County, RR#3 Springfield, Nova Scotia, Canada B0R 1H0; email: [email protected]. Alzheimer's Care Quarterly: January 2004 - Volume 5 - Issue 1 - p 9-12 Buy ©2004Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.